World Health Day — Let’s focus on our health like never before

Apr 6, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7...

...to draw the attention of people towards specific health topics around the whole world.

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Started by the World Health Organization (WHO),...

... for the past 50 years this day has been highlighting some important health topics which are overseen by people like mental health, maternal and child care.

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The theme for this year —

“Building a fairer, healthier world for everyone. This pandemic has pushed people into poverty and food security, while some has successfully managed to create opportunities to make their lives better. This day calls out to diminish this health inequality.”

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WHO’s campaign highlights the constitutional principle that...

...‘health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without any race, religion, cast or gender, economic or social condition.'

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These key mantras are worth repeating to stay physically and mentally fit —

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Exercise daily

Exercise and physical activities are not only good for your physical health but also boosts your mental health. It can keep you away from various diseases like obesity, heart problems, and controls blood sugar level.

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Maintain your sleep cycle

Your body needs time to relax, it's very important to have a good healthy 8 hours of sleep to keep your body moving.

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Give yourself a break

Timely breaks are very essential for both your body and mind. Avoid stress as it deeply affects your mental health.

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Keep a check on your eating habits

Limit food full of unhealthy fats, rather than pick fruits and vegetables which helps to maintain your digestive system well.

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Drink lots and lots of fluids

Drinking lots of fluids helps in digesting food easily and keeps your renal system healthy.

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