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World Health Day Theme 2020: Support Nurses And Midwives For Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Day Theme 2020 Is Based On The Work Of Nurses And Midwives Who Are Contributing Everything Possible In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Krishnendu Chatterjee | Updated on: 07 Apr 2020, 12:15:13 PM
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The World Health Day is observed every year on April 7 as a Global Health Awareness Day. The World Health Day is celebrated worldwide and is sponsored by World Health Organization (WHO) along-with other respective organizations. The first World Health Day came into effect from 1950 after World Health Organization held the first World Health Assembly in the year 1948. This objective of this Day is to draw the attention of every country towards the importance of Health and hence various Health Awareness Campaigns are released at international, national, regional and local levels. The World Health Day Theme 2020 focuses around COVID-19 Pandemic and revolves around the brave and courageous work of Nurses and Midwives. The World Health Day 2020 wishes everyone good health.

World Health Day 2020

The World Health Day is among one of the eight health campaigns that is conducted by World Health Organization. The other seven campaigns include World No Tobacco Day, World Immunization Week, World Tuberculosis Day, World Blood Donor Day, World AIDS Day, World Malaria Day and World Hepatitis Day.

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World Health Day Theme 2020

The World Health Day Theme 2020 is based on the work of Nurses and Midwives who are contributing everything possible to safeguard everyone against the COVID-19 Pandemic. The World Health Day 2020 is celebrating the brave and courageous work of Nurses and Midwives who are leaving no stone unturned to fight against the Coronavirus outbreak and ensure everyone is under safe hands. This is the day to remind world leaders about the important and critical role of Nurses and Midwives who are selflessly and relentlessly working for the betterment of Humanity.

WHO has stated that Nurses and Midwives are at the forefront of the Coronavirus response. They are the ones who are providing high quality treatment, care and mental support to everyone who are affected by this pandemic. Further, they are the ones who are working as backend support for collecting clinical data for doctors. The World Health Day Theme 2020 will focus on the status of Nurses and Midwives across the world and will highlight recommendations to make the nursing workforce more strengthened. WHO has also stated that the role of Nurses and Midwives play a vital role in healthcare domain including mental health and child diseases.

The objective of World Health Day Theme 2020 revolves around providing necessary support to Nurses and Midwives and make this respective workforce stronger in order to sustain a healthy environment across the world.

The tagline for World Health Day 2020 is “Support Nurses and Midwives.

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First Published : 07 Apr 2020, 12:12:12 PM

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