April 7, 2014 is World Health Day. Every year World Health Day is observed on April 7th. It is a day set aside to mark ” the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948”. Each year for World Health Day “a theme is selected that highlights a priority area of public health”. Also, the day “provides an opportunity for individuals in every community to get involved in activities that can lead to better health”. The theme selected for this year is vector-borne diseases .