Question 1: How many times did you fall ill in the last one year? What were the illnesses?
Answer: Last year, I suffered once from fever and twice from diarrhea.
Question 2: A doctor/nurse/health-worker is exposed to more sick people than others in the community. Find out how she/he avoids getting sick herself/himself.
Answer: A doctor/nurse/health-worker takes good care of cleanliness. These people maintain a high level of personal hygiene. They also maintain cleanliness at their workplace. They usually wash hands after examining or attending to a patient.
Question 3: Conduct a survey in your neighbourhood to find out what the three most common diseases are. Suggest three steps that could be taken by your local authorities to bring down the incidence of these diseases.
Answer: Malaria, dengue and cholera are the most common diseases in my neighborhood.
Following steps should be taken by local authorities to bring down the incidence of these diseases:
Question 4: A baby is not able to tell her/his caretakers that she/he is sick. What would help us to find out
Question 5: Under which of the following conditions is a person most likely to fall sick?
Answer: She is most likely to fall sick in the third condition, i.e. when she is on a four day fast after recovering from malaria and is taking care of someone suffering from chicken pox. This situation presents many risk factors. Her immunity is weak because she was suffering from malaria. She is not getting proper nutrition because of her four-day fast. Proximity to a patient of chicken pox presents further risk to her.
Question 6: Under which of the following conditions are you most likely to fall sick?
Answer: The third condition presents the biggest risk. Measles is an infectious disease. So, going near that person increases the chances of getting infected.
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