World Health Day 2022: Theme, History, Significance, Quotes, Wishes and more

Publish Date: 07 Apr, 2022 |

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” - Buddha

World Health Day 2022: World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year to draw attention to a specific health topic of concern to all people across the world. On this day, WHO was established in 1948. Therefore, the day marks the anniversary of the founding of WHO. On this day, WHO will focus on urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy globally and also foster a movement to create a society focused on well-being. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) says, Health is a "State of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."It is the most important aspect of our existence which can’t be ignored.

We all know various types of diseases are there in the Environment due to which people are suffering. It is necessary to spread awareness among people and to give knowledge about health. For this, every year on April 7 World Health Day is observed under the leadership of the World Health Organisation to draw attention among the people to the importance of global health.


World Health Day 2022: Theme

The theme of World Health Day 2022 is "Our Planet, Our Health". This year's theme focuses on keeping humans and the planet healthy and also fostering a movement to create a society focused on well-being. Every year, more than 13 billion deaths occur due to avoidable environmental causes, as per the WHO. This consists of the climate crisis, which is the single biggest threat to health facing humanity. Therefore, the climate crisis is also a health crisis.


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World Health Day: History

World Health Day marks the anniversary of the World Health Organisation which was founded in 1948. Therefore, in 1948 in Geneva, the World Health Assembly was held for the first time and it was decided to celebrate annually on 7th April as World Health Day. On this day, by WHO variety of events with a particular theme are organised at the international and national levels.

In the year 1950, World Health Day was the first time celebrated worldwide. 


World Health Day 2022: Celebrations

- At the global level, World Health Day targets all the issues related to health, and for this several programs are organised yearly basis by the WHO and other organisations at several places like schools, colleges, etc.

- It is celebrated worldwide by the government, non-government, NGO and several other organisations.

- Health authorities from different countries take part in the celebration with their pledges in order to support health issues worldwide.

- It reminds people about the establishment of WHO and spread awareness among people about major health issues in the world.

- WHO has worked on serious health issues in developing countries like chickenpox, polio, smallpox, TB, leprosy, etc.

- To fulfil the aim of World Health Day, people in the World Health Organisations do debates between individuals on health-related topics, organise exhibitions, essay writing, various competitions and award ceremony, etc.

- Organisations that participated in the World Health Organisations highlight all the activities through Media like News, and releases of the Press so that people come to know about it.


World Health Day 2022: Quotes

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon." - Doug Larson

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” - Edward Stanley

“Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws.”- Charles Simmons

"To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” - William Londen

"When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to you that in a single second your whole life could change." - Anette Funicello

"If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself." - Leon Eldred

"Happiness is the highest form of health." - Dalai Lama

"He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything." - Arabian proverb

“It Is Health That Is Real Wealth and Not Pieces of Gold and Silver.” - Mahatma Gandhi

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World Health Day 2022: Wishes 

Your body hears everything your mind says. Happy World Health Day!

To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise, we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom and keep our mind strong and clear. Happy World Health Day!

We never value our health until we lose it. Don’t let that happen and take care of your wellness. Happy World Health Day to you.

The world is a much better place to live when your health is in place. Wishing a very Happy World Health Day.

Be rich and be happy by attaining health. Happy World Health Day!

Health is the only wealth that we all want to earn it. Happy World Health Day!

There is freedom in frees you from illness. Happy World Health day

You can look and feel good if you have good health. Happy World Health day.

Health is the greatest wealth. Happy World Health Day 2021

Belief cures more than drugs. Happy World Health Day!

Eat healthy and stay healthy. Happy World Health Day!



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