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Current Affairs - 2019
World Health Organization declared the year 2019 as;
A)
Year of medical innovations
B)
Year of vaccination awareness
C)
Year of betterment of health and family welfare
D)
Year of action on preparedness for health emergencies

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Year of action on preparedness for health emergencies


The World Health Organization released a list of top ten threats to global health in 2019 and considered vaccination to be the effective weapon to prevent the same. Air pollution and climate change: it is considered as a major risk factor to human as the micro pollutants from various things affect every single part of the human cell. Burning Fossils is the major contributor. Noncommunicable diseases:Noncommunicable diseases, such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease, are collectively responsible for over 70% of all deaths worldwide. This disease are caused due to the inactivity of the body so WHO decided in collaboration with government help them achieved the global target of reducing physical inactivity by 15% by 2030. Global influenza pandemic:WHO has set up a unique partnership which will ensure effective and equitable access to vaccines in developing countries. Vulnerable environment:WHO will continue to work in developing countries to strengthen health systems so that they are able to respond to outbreak of certain viruses.

Published On : July 10, 2021
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