World Health Day 2018 Marks WHO’s 70th Anniversary
World Health Organization: WHO at 70 — working for better health for everyone, everywhere
“On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past seven decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: ‘The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic, or social condition’…” (4/5).