World Health Day Themes

By | April 7, 2019

World Health Day Themes

The World Heath day is celebrated on 7 April every year. It is the global health awareness day which is under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO held the First World Health Assembly in 1948 and then decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health Day.

The various events and activities are held to celebrate the global health awareness day as well as also the WHO also focused on different themes related to health every year.

World Health Day Themes
World Health Day Themes

The following are all the World Health Day themes from the year when the WHO decided to celebrate this day.

Year        World Health Day Theme

2019         Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere

2018         Universal Health Coverage     

2017         Depression: Let’s talk

2016         Beat diabetes

2015         Food Safety

2014         Small bite, big threat

2013         High Blood Pressure- Hypertension

2012         Good health adds life to years – Ageing & Health

2011         Antimicrobial resistance and its global spread

2010         “1000 cities – 1000 lives”

2009        Save lives! Make hospitals safe in emergencies.

2008        Protecting health from climate change

2007         Invest in health, build a safer future”.

2006        Working together for health

2005        Every mother and Child counts

2004        Road Safety is “NO Accidents”

2003        Healthy Environment for Children

2002        Move for Health

2001         Stop exclusion-Dare to Care        

2000        Safe blood starts with me – Blood saves Life

1999         Active ageing makes the difference

1998         Safe motherhood: Pregnancy is special- Let’s make it safe

1997         Emerging Infectious diseases: Global response Global Alert

1996         Healthy cities for better Life

1995         World without Polio by 2000- A global strategy

1994         Oral Health for a healthy life

1993         Handle life with care: Prevent violence and Negligence

1992         Heart beat: A rhythm of Health

1991          Should Disaster Strike, be prepared

1990         Our Planet our Earth: Think Globally Act Locally

1989         Let’s talk Health

1988         Health for All: All for Health

1987         Immunization: A chance for every Child

1986         Healthy living: Everyone a winner

1985         Healthy Youth- Our best Resource

1984         Children’s Health: Tomorrow’s Wealth

1983         Health for All by year 2000 AD: Countdown has begun

1982         Add life to years

1981          Health for All by year 2000 AD

1980         Smoking or Health: Choice is yours

1979         A healthy Child: A sure future

1978         Down with High Blood pressure

1977          Immunize and protect your Child

1976         Foresight Prevents Blindness

1975         Smallpox: Point of no return

1974         Better food for a healthier World

1973         Health begins at Home

1972         Your Heart is your Health

1971          A full life despite Diabetes

1970         Early detection of Cancer saves Life

1969         Health, Labor and Productivity

1968         Health in the World of Tomorrow

1967         Partners in Health

1966         Man and his Cities

1965         Smallpox – constant alert

1964         No Truce for Tuberculosis

1963         Hunger= Disease of millions

1962         Preserve sight- prevent Blindness

1961          Accidents and their prevention

1960         Malaria eradication – A world challenge

1959         Mental illness and Mental Health in the World of today

1958         Ten years of Health progress

1957         Food for All

1956         Destroy disease carrying Insects

1955         Clean water means better Health

1954         The Nurse: Pioneer of Health

1953         Health is Wealth

1952         Healthy surroundings make Healthy people

1951          Health for your Child and World’s Children

1950         Know your Health Services

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