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World Heath Day is set aside by the United Nations to look into global health issues.

Health Correspondent Chibuzor Okoye reports that the day is celebrated by people across the world on the seventh of April every year, championed by the World Health Organization.
The day was meant to draw the mass attention of people towards global health.
The Assembly was first held in year 1948 in Geneva and was celebrated first in 1950.
It is an annual event to raise public awareness towards the health issues and concerns.
It focuses on increasing the life expectancy by adding good health to the lives of people and promoting healthy living. 
Speaking to the ABS, a medical practitioner ,Dr. Uche Okoro said that the day affords all the medical practitioners and health professionals the opportunity to re -access themselves, celebrate headways, correct mistakes and chat pragmatic ways of moving forward.
He noted that the day affords them the opportunity to tell the world leaders about the universal health coverage that makes it possible for all people to have adequate, affordable and accessible health care services.

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