Meghalaya BJP expresses thanks and gratitude on the occasion of National Health Day to all the Health Workers

Shillong, April 07, 2020: The Meghalaya BJP State Unit expresses thanks and gratitude on the occasion of National Health Day to all the Health Workers, Doctors, and Nurses as they strive to help others and we wish them the best of health always as they work tirelessly even risking their lives.

In a press release Meghalaya BJP unit president, Ernest Mawrie also request them to encourage everyone to maintain social distancing during the lockdown free period. Heartfelt gratitude and praise to all the traditional heads of various Dorbar Shnong, Seng Samla Shnong, who have selflessly worked and volunteered to help others in this time of crisis and need and also supporting the Government to reach the poor people with various schemes sponsored by the Central Government headed by Shri Narendra Modi. Arrangements made by them in their respective localities also deserve appreciation.

The BJP Meghalaya Pradesh, further appreciate the role of the District Administration, the Police and the Village Defence Party who are also leaving no stone unturned to keep vigilance on Social Distancing, Law and Order etc. during this Lockdown period.

The BJP Meghalaya, lauds the Central Government especially the Ministry of Health and family Welfare to support PPE Frontline Health workers in the State and also provide additional support of equipment’s to tackle with Covid-19 (Corona Virus) patients. The BJP urge upon the State Government to generously utilise the fund given by the Central Government and support the Needy People through Schemes declared by the Central Labour Department. The Party also urge upon all the MLA’s to utilised equally the Rs. 25 lakhs (Rupees Twenty Five Lakhs) from their MLA funds to all the localities under their Constituency and also see that the poor people are not deprived in this hour of crisis.

The State BJP appeals to the People of Meghalaya to remain indoor and maintain a safe social distancing.

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations.

In 1948, the WHO hold the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health Day. The World Health Day is held to mark WHO’s founding, and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year.[1] The WHO organizes international, regional and local events on the Day related to a particular theme.

World Health Day is acknowledged by various governments and non-governmental organizations with interests in public health issues, who also organize activities and highlight their support in media reports, such as the Global Health Council.

World Health Day is one of eight official global health campaigns marked by WHO, along with World Tuberculosis Day, World Immunization Week, World Malaria Day, World No Tobacco Day, World AIDS Day, World Blood Donor Day, and World Hepatitis Day.