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World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every April 7, and is one of 11 global health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO). According to the WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All, at least 140 countries currently recognize health as a human right in their constitution. However, as of 2021, at least 4.5 billion people were not fully covered by essential health services.
April Agne, MPH, program director II in the UAB Division of Preventive Medicine and deputy director of the Forge AHEAD Center, has been selected as a recipient of the inaugural Heersink Dean’s Excellence Award for Staff.