World Health Organization Current Affairs - 2020

World Immunization Week

Every year, last week of April is marked as the World Immunization Week. The Week is celebrated to increase awareness of immunization. This year, the week is being marked under the theme Theme: Vaccines work for All Immunization According to the World Health Organization, immunization can help protect from 25 different infectious disease-causing agents or Read More…

12 December: International Universal Health Coverage Day

Every year 12 December is celebrated as International Universal Health Coverage Day across the world, as an annual rallying point for the growing movement for health for all. The day is promoted by World Health Organization (WHO). About Universal Health Coverage Day Objective: To raise awareness of need for strong and resilient health systems and Read More…

14 November: World Diabetes Day

Every year 14 November is observed as World Diabetes Day (WDD), a primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes. The need to create a day for the awareness of diabetes came in response to growing concerns about escalating health threats due to diabetes. As of now about 21,463 people have tested their risk of type Read More…

Kanpur is world’s most polluted city: Guinness World Records 2020

The city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh held the title for the world’s most polluted city in the latest edition of Guinness World Records. The book, ‘Guinness World Records 2020’, lists thousands of new record titles and holders that will educate curious readers of all age groups. It is released annually by publisher Penguin Random Read More…

October 10: World Mental Health Day

The World Mental Health Day (WHD) is organized by World Federation for Mental Health and is supported by WHO – World Health Organization all over the world. The main objective of WHD is to raise awareness about mental health issues all over the world. It provides an opportunity to the stakeholders to talk about their Read More…