The World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7

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This year, the day falls when we grapple with one of the worst pandemic in history

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Thousands of healthcare workers are leaving behind their comfort and safety to fight the Covid-19 crisis

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This World Health Day specifically honors and celebrates those on the front lines of keeping us healthy and safe

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There is news everyday of healthworkers being infected...

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...and even attacked

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But what's needed is showing support to the health workers in these hard times

On this day, the World Health Organization calls for people to extend their gratitude and support nurses and midwives across the world

The WHO has named this year the ‘International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’.

PM Modi also tweeted on the occasion of World Health Day and urged the citizens to extend their gratitude towards nurses and healthcare workers