LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Since 1948, April 7 each year is celebrated around the world as World Health Day.
According to the World Health Organization, the celebration creates awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority concern each.
UK Coach John Calipari posted a message on Twitter about the #WorldHealthDay
Thank you to all of our healthcare workers who are running to the fire to keep us safe.
Thank you to our brave doctors and nurses at @UK_HealthCare.
A special thank you to the caregivers who are helping Ms. Jackie (@KarlTowns’ mom) at Penn Presbyterian.
— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) April 7, 2020
In the past the organization has highlighted health issues such as mental health, child care, and climate change.
— Chris Evans FANS USA💙 (@ChrisEvans_USA) April 7, 2020
This year several prominent celebrities and politicians simply wanted to say thank you to the healthcare community during the current COVID-19 paramedic.
Let’s join the global community in sending love, gratitude and appreciation to all the brave health workers on the frontline in the fight against #COVID19 — risking their own lives to save others.
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) April 7, 2020
To learn more about the WHO’s mission for World Health Day visit its website.