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2019 World Health Day (WHD)

The World Health Day (WHD) is observed every year on 7th of April as a global health awareness day under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). The day also celebrated the establishment of WHO in 1948. The 2019 theme is “Universal Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere”. Here, Universal Health means that all people across the ..

2018 International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD)

The International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD) is observed every year on December 12 to mobilize diverse stakeholders to call for stronger, more equitable health systems to achieve universal health coverage, leaving no one behind. It is promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO). The day is also the anniversary of the first unanimous United ..

2018 World Health Day (WHD) celebrated by WHO

The World Health Day (WHD) is observed every year on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of World Health Organization (WHO) and to spread awareness about health and well being. As this year (2018) is WHO’s 70th Anniversary year too, the organization has appealed the world leaders to live up to the ..

The Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD)

The Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD) is observed annually on December 12 to promote the human right to health. The day is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for all nations to provide for their citizens affordable, quality health care and is promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO).

India needs more investment in public healthcare

World Health Organization’s Representative to India Dr. Henk Bekedam has stated that, India needs to increase its investment in the public healthcare sector to give shape to a robust health delivery system which includes infrastructure and human resources. This is essential for sustainable economic growth for India as any investment in health is investment in ..