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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is being observed on May 31, 2021 under the theme “Commit to Quit”.  It is observed since 1987 after member states of  World Health Organisation created “World No Tobacco Day”  to bring global attention towards  tobacco epidemic and associated preventable death. Why this day is significant? As per lancet study, in ..

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Increase in number of smokers in India

just before the celebration of “World No Tobacco Day on May 31”, Global Burden of Disease collaboration has published studies on number of smokers worldwide. Smokers in India As per study, India had about 2 crores smokers aged 15-24 in 2019. It is the second highest number of tobacco smokers worldwide. India also witnessed highest ..

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World Health Day: April 7

Every year the World Health Day is celebrated by the World Health Organization on April 7. This year, the World Health Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Building a fairer, healthier World for everyone World Health Day The World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 as the World Health Organisation held its ..

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June 14: World Blood Donor Day

Every year, World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on June 14. The day is celebrated to thank voluntary blood donors and also raise awareness about the need for regular blood donations. This year the World Blood Donor Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Safe Blood Saves Lives Highlights The World Blood Donor Day event ..

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May 31: World No Tobacco Day

Every year, on May 31, World No Tobacco Day is being marked by the World Health Organization Highlights The day creates awareness about the dangers of using tobacco. The World No Tobacco Day initiative was adopted in 1987 by the WHO. The day also draws attention to more than 8 million deaths that occurs due ..

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World Immunization Week

Every year, last week of April is marked as the World Immunization Week. The Week is celebrated to increase awareness of immunization. This year, the week is being marked under the theme Theme: Vaccines work for All Immunization According to the World Health Organization, immunization can help protect from 25 different infectious disease-causing agents or ..

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April 25: World Malaria Day

Every year, on April 25, the World Malaria Day is being marked by several international organizations including World Health Organization. This year, the day is being marked under the theme Theme: Zero Malaria Starts with me Highlights The World Malaria Day is marked to mobilize resources to control Malaria, to keep Malaria high on political ..

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