April the 7th is known as World Health Day and each year we celebrate this special occasion with the help of the World Health Organisation’s sponsorship. Ever since 1950, people around the world have organised and enjoyed events that are dedicated to this cause,
About World Health Day
Each year, a special theme is chosen by the World Health Organisation and this is expanded on by various campaigns throughout the world. Last year was all about vector borne disease spread by the likes of mosquitoes, ticks and various bugs. Each year, millions of lives are at risks and by spreading awareness and preventative measures, it is hoped that World Health Day can drastically reduce these numbers. World Health Day 2015 hopes to deal with the ever growing concerns raised around food safety. Over 200 known diseases are related to poor food hygiene and more than 2 million deaths are the result of these terrible statistics. Food hygiene awareness is the responsibility of consumers, vendors, distributors and farmers.
Improve your own health now!
Even if you feel that your own food safety and hygiene are under control, there are many other ways to ensure that your health is looked after. Hydration is one of the most vital practices that, when followed can have a positive effect on your immune system and general wellbeing. There are many ways to ensure that we top up throughout the day and World Health Day is a great event and opportunity to remind ourselves of this important fact. By installing instant boiling water taps and water coolers in our homes and workplaces and schools, we can not only remind ourselves to stay ahead of the hydration game but also remove obstacles along the way.
Staying hydrated and avoiding the dreaded dehydration issues should be paramount in everyone’s list of wellbeing practices. Sadly this is not the case and it is a real shame because all that is required is to drink the recommended amount of fluids on a daily basis. Men should be looking to stay hydrated by drinking 3 litres of water daily and women should aim for 2.2 litres.
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