WORLD HEALTH DAY World Health Day is global health awareness day held to mark the founding of the World Health Organization. World Health Day is one of eight official global health campaigns marked by WHO, along with World Tuberculosis Day, World Immunization Week, World Malaria Day, World No Tobacco Day,
Drop Everything and Read Day Drop Everything and Read Day or D.E.A.R. Day is the birthday of author Beverly Cleary. The first D.E.A.R. was celebrated on Cleary’s 90th birthday. It is a national celebration of reading that is designed to remind families to make reading a priority activity in their lives.