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Like other parts of the globe World Health Day will be observed in Pakistan on April 7th (Sunday). In 1948â€š the World Health Organization held the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each yearâ€š with effect from 1950â€š as the World Health Day.
The World Health Day is held to mark WHO's foundingâ€š and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year. The WHO organizes internationalâ€š regional and local events on the Day related to a particular theme.
The objective of the day is to raise awareness about the importance of health.
Various programmes will be held across the world to raise awareness about the issue.