New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has wished people on World Health Day. World Health Day is a global health awareness day which is observed on April 7. This year marks the 70th anniversary of World Health Day and the theme for this year is “Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere” and the slogan is “Health for All”.
PM said, “Good health is the foundation of human progress. This World Health Day, I wish all of you remain in the best health and continue to scale new heights of growth. I welcome the theme ‘Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere’ that has been chosen by WHO and others. It is the quest for Health For All that inspired us to create Ayushman Bharat, the largest healthcare programme in the world.”
The day is one of eight official global health campaigns marked by World Health Organisation (WHO), along with World Tuberculosis Day, World Immunization Week, World Malaria Day, World No Tobacco Day, World AIDS Day, World Blood Donor Day, and World Hepatitis Day.