World Health Day

World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7th to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization. Each year, World Health Day provides a unique opportunity to mobilize action around a specific health topic of concern to people around the world. Past themes have included:

2007: Invest in health, build a safer future
2008: Protecting health from the adverse effects of climate change
2009: Save lives. Make hospitals safe in emergencies
2010: Urbanization and health
2011: Anti-microbial Resistance
2012: Aging and Health
2013: Healthy Blood Pressure
2014: Small bite, Big threat
2015: Food Safety
2016: Diabetes
2017: Depression: Let’s Talk

 

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