World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Previous Wolrd Health Days

Since 1950, the World Health Organization has marked World Health Day on 7 April each year to raise awareness of key global health issues. Each year carries a specific theme to highlight a priority area of concern. World Health Day seeks to encourage individuals, communities and Member States to take action related to that particular theme, with activities continuing beyond 7 April.

2010: Urbanization and health - 1000 cities, 1000 lives
2009: Make hospitals safe in emergencies
2008: Protecting health from climate change (WHO HQ) 
2007: International health security (WHO HQ)
2006: Working together for health
2005: Make every mother and child count (WHO HQ) 
2004: Road safety (WHO HQ) 
2003: Shape the future of life (WHO HQ) 
2002: Move for health (WHO HQ) 
2001: Mental health: stop exclusion, dare to care (WHO HQ)

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