Health education plays an important role in the community
hygiene. To prevent illness and have positive health attitude,
correct and complete knowledge of health is necessary. Health is
cleanliness and cleanliness is one of the main defenses against diseases, whether contagious or self-generated. In this lesson we will discuss the actual meaning of health and hygiene, so that the aim of good health can be achieved through sanitary habits and healthy way of living.
After reading this lesson you will be able to:
- Explain the concept of health.
- Recognise the importance of physical, mental and spiritual health.
- Appreciate the importance of hygiene.
- State the necessity of personal, environmental and food hygiene.