The World Health Organisation and World Health Day

April 7 is observed all over as World Health Day. This commemorates the First World Health Assembly in 1948. However the observance started from 1950. WHO provides resources on particular theme of the World Health Day every year.
  • 2010 theme is “Be part of a global movement to make cities healthier” The World Health Organization regards urbanization as an urgent public health concern.

World Health Organisation
Established : April 7, 1948
Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
Head : Dr. Margaret Chan
Constitution Objective:
“The attainment by all people of the highest possible level of health” Constitution of WHO : Came into force on the first World Health Day, April 7, 1950

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