World Radiography Day 2021

World Radiography Day 2021


  • World Radiography Day is celebrated globally on 8 November every year.
  • The day is observed to promote awareness of the value of radiography, contributing to safe patient care, and continuously improving public understanding of the important role radiologists and radiographers play in the continuum of health care.
  • On this day awareness about radiography is increased to the people.
  • Radiologists and radiological technologists play an important role in healthcare, helping to care for patients. X-rays help people find health problems.
  • The theme of World Radiography Day 2021 is “Interventional Radiology – Active Care for the Patient”, the motto of World Radiology Day 2021 highlights the essential role of Interventional Radiology in the treatment of patients.


  • Radiological systems are used to detect diseases in patients.
  • Radiology is an important requirement for X-ray, MRI equipment and ultrasound equipments, so that people can know about the internal problem.
  • Radiological techniques are not only about the medical field, they are also used in the fields of medicine, technology, scientific principles and artistic skills.


  • World Radiography Day was first celebrated in the year 2012. The European Society of Radiology (ESR), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), American College of Radiology (ACR) initiated the initiative to start World Radiology Day.
  • This day is celebrated all over the world, medical centers and institutions all over the world at local, national and international level participate in spreading awareness about this day.
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