• The World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7th, to bring global attention to a specific health issue that impacts people worldwide.
  • This day is also significant as it coincides with the founding day of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948.
    • This year marks the 75th anniversary of WHO.
  • The World Health Day 2023 has adopted the theme “Health for All” with the objective of reflecting on the accomplishments of public health in enhancing people’s quality of life over the past seven decades.
  • History- In July 1946, the World Health Organization’s constitution was ratified, and on April 7th, 1948, it came into effect with the participation of 61 nations in its establishment.
    • The first World Health Day was celebrated on July 22, 1949, but later moved to April 7th.
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