World Health Day Lesson Plan

Teacher's resource for World Health Day using stories, film. Includes classroom discussion guide.


World Health Day Lesson Plan
Credit: MY HERO


Health Heroes during the Coronavirus Pandemic are highlighted through art, films and stories created by students and professionals. 


Art Celebrating Healthcare Heroes During the Coronavirus

RN Healthcare Worker
Credit: Jorge Garza
Mother Earth Save Us
Credit: Irene Tessa
Nurse and World
Credit: Heather Strazza

Credit: Sarina Vaziri
Super Nurse
Credit: IamFake
Hoorain Amjad Artwork
Credit: Hoorain Amjad

Always with You

By: Deepshikha De

Middle school student artist Deepshikha De from Noida in India

We are Invincible

By: Angelina Hao
Heroes fighting against the coronavirus. Although we do not have magic, we are invincible as long as we believe in ourselves.

Covid Superheroes

By: Jamie Park

High school student artist Jamie Park from New York City, New York

Don't Let Our Heros Down

By: Angela Kim

High school student artist Angela Kim from New York City, New York

Student Films About Life During Coronavirus

144 Coronavirus Quarantine

Oham Group

This film was created by a High School Student.

Wear a Mask Hamilton Parody #STOPTHESPREAD

Angelina Pendleton-Mendez & Leila Woodward

A reminder to wear a mask and help stop the spread of COVID-19. This film was created by a middle school student.

Distance Learning

Chloe Miller

A film about the experience of distance learning and the impact that it has on Chloe's life. This film was created by an elementary school student. 

Saba's hero is her aunt, a physician in Tehran, during the coronavirus. Read her story and view her film.

My Coronavirus Hero: My Aunt

By: Saba Mosshefi
Saba's hero is her aunt, a physician in Tehran who is treating patients with COVID-19.

Dr. Sharareh Majd

Saba Mosfehi

Student made films with a focus on HEALTH


Jasmine Blossom Martoglio, Aurelia Sunshine Martoglio | Batchelor Middle School
This is a documentary about an unsung hero named Maurice Hilleman who created an amazing amount of vaccines, and made it possible for modern vaccines to work.

As An Asthmatic

Alayna DeGraef, Elise DeGraef, and Bailey Revering | In-Progress
A video short about the impact of vaping on youth.

Dangers Of Vaping

Basil Patterson, Avital Mintz, Sebastian Alexandre, Miranda Bauer
A film about how vaping is marketed to children. By: Basil Paterson, Avital Mintz, Sebastian Alexandre, & Miranda Bauer

Additional Films


Produced by:Diane Namm
A young doctor in Burma begins a medical revolution. Winner of The People's Choice Award.

A Moment of Compassion

Brenda Goodman
On the border of Mexico and the USA, Tijuana Native , Dr. Patricia Gonzalez-Zuniga and her team of American and Mexican interns and residents provide care and compassion for anyone in need with their street clinic THE WOUND CLINIC.

Baby Malick and Federica

Cheikh Darou Seck
This video is about the heart disease and miraculous recovery of my baby boy, Serigne Malick Seck.


Dr. Paul Farmer

By: Joyce from San Diego

Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating people in the poorest nations in the world. He also persuaded the World Health Organization to take a "community-based approach" to healthcare.

Shomy Hasan Chowdhury

By: Dorothy Lie
Shomy Hasan Chowdhury created the WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) organization, for which she received an Diana Award, to combat deadly diarrhea in underserved communities.

Listen and Read Along Stories

Robin Lim

By: Wendy Jewell
Robin Lim devotes her life to improving the birth experience so that all humans are born with an intact capacity to love.

Clara Barton

By: Abbey Baxter Burks
Clara Barton was known as the 'Angel of the Battlefield.'


Organizer created on 3/23/2019 10:25:21 PM by MY HERO Staff

Last edited 3/27/2023 11:55:23 AM by Laura Nietzer