Health Days 2023

World Nutrition Day


World Nutrition Day is celebrated annually on October 16 to highlight the millions of people around the world who cannot afford a healthy diet and the need for regular access to nutritious foods.
  • Promoting global awareness about those who suffer from hunger and highlight the need to ensure safe, healthy meals for all.
  • Highlighting concern and action to prevent, detect and manage foodborne hazards and improve human health.
  • Emphasizing the need to transform food systems to deliver better health in a sustainable way to prevent most foodborne illnesses.
  • Safe food is one of the most important guarantors of good health. 
  • Unsafe food is the cause of many diseases and contributes to other poor health conditions, such as poor growth and development, micronutrient deficiencies, non-communicable or communicable diseases, and mental illness.
  • Globally, one in ten people contract a foodborne disease each year.
Official date:
Globally: October 16th, 2023
Locally: Rabi’ al-Thani 1st, 1445H

Last Update : 11 February 2023 05:52 AM
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