Threats to health and Health promotion

Quiz for students studying health and disease module - some basic principles of threats to health and health promotion.

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1. What does the medical/preventative approach aim to achieve?

  • Primary prevention (education), Secondary prevention (screening, and tertiary prevention (rehabilitation) to prevent premature deaths
  • Encourage individuals to adopt healthier lifestyles and vies health as the property of the individual
  • targets groups and populations to promote positive health
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2. What does the educational approach aim to achieve?

  • using the media to encourage people to change behaviour
  • Provide knowledge and information to people so they can make informed decisions about their behaviour. Professional acts as a catalyst for change.
  • targets groups and populations to promote positive health

3. The tetanus bacterium is a.....

  • obligate anaerobic bacteria
  • aerobic bacteria
  • can live in both aerobic and anaerobic conditions

4. An example of a respiratory disease would be?

  • Cholera
  • Tuberculosis
  • Rabies

5. An example of a zoonotic disease would be ?

  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Cholera
  • Tetanus


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