Almost 70 years ago, the World Health Organization was founded. During this time 194 states has become the members of the association. In connection with this event, on April 7, World Health Day is celebrated annually.

The meaning of the celebration is that people can understand the value of health. On this day, various events are held. There, global health issues are raised. Each holiday is held under a certain motto. For example, in 2012, the theme of aging and health was raised. And last year, special attention was paid to the fight against diabetes.

Theme-2017

This year, the events will be devoted to depression. In today’s world, many people suffer from this disease. It is worth noting that depression is the second largest cause, because of which the lives of young people are interrupted.

The experts say that this disease is preventable and treatable. Therefore, it is very important to identify the problem in time, take measures to eliminate it.