On April 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated its annual World Health Day. This year’s theme – which also marks the 75th anniversary of the WHO – is Health For All.
When the WHO Constitution was agreed by the nations of a post-war world reeling from years of conflict, it was a seismic moment for global health. It was the first time that health was recognized as a human right, with that goal enshrined in the Constitution.
A simple truth was also recognized: a healthier world is a safer world for everyone. It’s a concept that we can all carry through to our own health goals. Among the many benefits, a healthy body and lifestyle help to nurture …
Our thoughts are with all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and it’s wonderful to see the heroic relief efforts of individuals and the large-scale aid that has been arriving since the Tropical storm hit.
Helping Those in Need
Among the companies delivering assistance – in this case 1 million bottles of water – is Nestlé, in an act of charity that will help to repair its image after recent negative publicity.
Big Companies With Big Hearts
There was also a big-hearted offer from Blackwater Draw Brewing Company, promising that affected residents could collect as much water as they needed. But this isn’t regular water – it’s reverse osmosis water, used in the brewing …