Definitions, Health

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Health
A state of mental, social and physical well being with the absence of disease
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Morbidity
The rate of disease in a population
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Mortality
The state of being subject to death
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Morbidity Indicators include; Prevalence and Incidence
Prevalence - The total number of cases in a population at a particular time. Incidence - The total number of new cases in a population during a particular period of time
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Non- communicable disease
A medical disease that is not infectious, cannot be spread e.g cancer, heart disease
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Infectious Disease
A transmissible disease such as Malaria, HIV and AIDs
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TNC
Transnational corporations
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NGOs
National government organisation
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The rate of disease in a population

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Morbidity

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The state of being subject to death

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Prevalence - The total number of cases in a population at a particular time. Incidence - The total number of new cases in a population during a particular period of time

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A medical disease that is not infectious, cannot be spread e.g cancer, heart disease

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