World Health Day
When : Always April 7th
Sponsored by United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day focuses upon a different health theme each year. It is an international event to emphasize and work on important health issues or problems. Many countries around the world participate.
Major activities on world health Day focus upon, awareness, education programs, and fund raising activities to help with the health issue for the year. Countries also work on resolving problems related to the theme.
Recent annual themes:
- 2006 -Health Workers
- 2005 - Make Every Mother and Child Count
- 2004 - Road Safety
- 2003 - Healthy Environments for Children
Origin of "World Health Day":
The World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nation's sponsors World Health Day each year. Annually, a different country is selected to host World Health Day events.