World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization, as well as other related organizations. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly.
Our Planet, Our Health
A lot of focus this year is on climate change, and when you take a look at the WHO website, you can certainly tell why.
WHO estimates that more than 13 million deaths around the world each year are due to avoidable environmental causes.https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-health-day/2022
If you’re having a bad day, you might not want to read the website.
So what can you do to help?
With a lot of health issues, it starts with you. And this is no different with your health and how the climate affects that. You can start off simple.
- Planting trees and native plants. Even contacting your council to see about planting groups of trees.
- Lessening food wastage.
- Making decisions on healthier cleaning products.
- Try walking and riding a bicycle more.
- Reusable shopping bags.