World Arthritis Day 2021:
Many senior citizens usually face various bodily issues with their growing age, and one of the most common of such issues is Arthritis disease. In this article further, we will know more about World Arthritis Day 2021 date, history, significance, and theme.
As described, Arthritis is a disorder that affects joints. The Arthritis symptoms usually include joint pain and stiffness. While other symptoms may also include warmth, swelling, redness, and decreased range of motion of the affected joints.
World Arthritis Day is observed every year on 12th October, across the globe.
World Arthritis Day was established by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI) in 1996, and since then, is observed every year on 12th October. While people suffering from rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) from all across the globe join together to make their voices heard, on this day, which is a year-round campaign.
Celebrated every year on 12th October, World Arthritis Day aims to raise awareness of Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) amongst the medical community, people suffering from RMDs, and the general public at large.
The World Arthritis Day 2021 also aims to influence public policy by making decision-makers aware of the burden of RMDs and the steps which can be taken to ease it. World Arthritis Day also focuses on ensuring all people suffering from RMDs, and their caregivers to be aware of the support network available to them.
The theme of World Arthritis Day 2021 is yet to be decided.