World Environmental Health Day: 26 September

World Environmental Health Day is observed globally on 26th September every year. This day is celebrated to shed the light on important work of environmental health around the world. The Theme for the 2020 World Environmental Health Day: Environmental health, a key public health intervention in disease pandemic prevention.

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History:

In 2011, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) declared to observe World Environmental Health Day on 26 September.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • The International Federation of Environmental Health was established in 1986 and is based in London, England.