Public Health

Public Health

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Public Health :
(i) Know the modes of transmission of the following diseases, Diptheria, T.B. measles, mumps, whooping, chough, chicken-pox, typhoid, dysentery, diarrhoea, small pox, malaria, plague, ring worm, scabies and cholera. The measures adopted by the Sanitary Authorities to prevent their spread and the step which should be taken by individuals in case of infection:
Note : Bacteriological and medical details are not
required.
(ii) Know how the importation of the diseases from abroad is guarded against with special reference to immigrants and animals such as rats and dogs.
(iii) Describe one or more methods of disinfecting a house and also of eradicating the commoner insect pests such as bugs, mosquitoes, flies from infected house and camps.
(iv) Describe the necessity and the mode employed in her locality, of collecting, removing and disposing house refuse and rubbish and by pitting trenching and composting. Know all about camp sanitation with reference to kitchen, latrine, drinking water and storage of food.

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