World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 every year, offering an opportunity to draw the attention of the world towards a specific health problem and raise awareness about it. It is the day that usually marks the beginning of a new campaign that seeks to promote a healthy world.
Earlier today, our staff joined the rest of the world in marking this year’s World Health Day under the theme “Building a fairer, healthier world” by providing health information and medical consultation. Health has a central place in Sustainable Development Goal 3 “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”.
According to the WHO, health is central to human happiness and well-being. It also makes an important contribution to economic progress, as healthy populations live longer and are more productive.