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World Health Day observed to spread awareness about health & well being

World Health Day observed to spread awareness about health & well being”

The World Health Day focuses on ensuring that all can access essential health services.

What World Health Day can do? WHO has calling on world leaders to ensure universal health coverage and commit to concrete steps to advance the health of all people.

That is why we dedicated the day of April 7 to the importance of health for all, to the need to facilitate access in the Americas to those services and policies that prioritize them, he stressed.

As World Health Day is being celebrated globally, the World Health Organisation has urged Nigerians to imbibe the culture of exercise so as to live healthy lives.

Some countries have already made significant progress towards universal health coverage.

This year's theme is "Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere".

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However, Guterres noted that people around the world still lack vital health services.

The Chairman, Commit2health Committee, Dr. Adeniji Ilori, who said it is important for people to have access to healthcare services, explained that they brought health down to the people in the community to let them understand the importance of checkups and treatments. "The consistent efforts of the state government to strengthen public health care facilities have been paying rich dividends".

"Health for all "has therefore been the guiding vision of WHO for more than seven decades".

The spokesman said this year, the theme was "Universal Health Coverage: everyone, everywhere" with the slogan "Health for All".

Many countries have successfully eliminated measles, malaria and debilitating tropical diseases, as well as mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis.

It also launched a set of six stamps commemorative UN World Health Day stamps to promote worldwide awareness and action to achieve health for everyone around the world.



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