Other Related Factors

Health Hygiene & Sanitation

Lesson 04 : Determinants Of Health

Other Related Factors

This is the transitional era, from post industrial age to information age. The development of information technology and communication technology has offered opportunities to provide an easy and instant access to medical information. It is possible to disseminate the information worldwide serving the needs of many physicians, health professionals, biomedical scientists and researchers, mass media and the public. Other related fields which contribute to the health of population includes

  1. Agriculture and food
  2. Education
  3. Industry
  4. Social welfare
  5. Rural development
  6. Adoption of policies in economic and social fields which assist in raising the standard of living. This includes
    1. Employment opportunities
    2. Increased wages
    3. Prepaid medical programmes
    4. Family support systems

Finally, medicine is not the sole contributor to health and well being of population


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