GUWAHATI, April 7 - Governor PB Acharya has conveyed his good wishes to the people on the occasion of World Health Day, a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7 under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO).
In 1948, WHO held the first World Health Assembly, which decided to celebrate the day with effect from 1950.
The Governor said maintenance of good health is essential to leading a long happy life. He added that one should be conscious of one�s health and take utmost care for its good maintenance. He also said that the rise of diabetes in the country is alarming and that its prevention is of utmost importance.