Preventing of Disease

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  • Created on: 19-11-18 16:18
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  • Preventing disease
    • Being hygenic
      • covering your mouth when you cough
      • washing hands
      • covering your nose when you sneeze
    • avoiding contact
      • isolating the individual
      • wearing a condom
      • wearing protective clothing
    • only using needles once
    • thoroughly cooking food
      • kills bacteria
      • eg. salmonlla
    • Increasing access to clean drinking water
      • boiling water
      • using sterilisation tablets
    • Decreasing number of vectors
      • eg. using insecticide for insects preventing breeding
    • Vaccinations
      • prevents indiv. from getting the disease and passing it on
      • eg. children get vaccinated for meningitis C

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