An international day has been allocated to draw worldwide attention to a the importance of general health in all its physical, mental and spiritual areas. Each year a theme is selected for World Health Day that highlights a priority area of concern for WHO. The World Health Day is celebrated on the 7th of April annually which also marks the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO). The first celebration was in 1950, it is a worldwide opportunity to focus on key public health issues that affect the international community. World Health Day launches longer-term advocacy programs that continue well beyond 7 April.. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is takes care to hold related events and activities to promote different educational health programs, raising awareness within the society.
The following indicates the upcoming World Health Days in both Gregorian and Hijri calendars: