HEALTH AND DISEASE

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What is the World Health Organisation?
Responsible for coordinating ways to improve health across the world
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What is Good Health?
The state of complete physical,mental and social well being improving on category will improve others
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What is a disease?
A problem with structure or process in the body that is not the result of injury.Could be due to microorganism
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What is a pathogen?
Microorganisms that cause disease
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What is a communicable disease?
Disease caused by Pathogen.They can be passed from an infected person to other people
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What are Non Communicable disease?
They are not passed from person to person They are caused by a problem in the body such as a fault in the genes or as a result of out lifestyle
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'Having one disease means a person is more likely have another disease' What are the causes of this correlation
-One disease may damage immune system, making it easier for other pathogen to cause disease -A diseas damages the body's natural barriers and defence allowing pathogen to get into the body more easily
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'Having one disease means a person is more likely have another disease' What are the causes of this correlation
-Diseases stop organ system working effectively making other disease more likely
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