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Describe Community Issues that Influence Health. - Science

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Describe community issues that influence health.

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Health of a person can be influenced by the following community issues:

(i) Unsafe drinking water:
If the water is not treated properly and consumed with infectious agents in it, it can cause various infectious diseases. Hence, it is the responsibility of the local authorities of a community to keep a check so that every home gets safe drinking water. 

(ii) Increase of garbage on the roads:
People throw garbage on roads and make the place dirty and unhygienic. Because of this, many parasite carriers grow in such environment. If the roads in a locality are kept uncleaned, it can cause increase in the number of diseases and other health issues. The local authorities should make facilities for proper garbage disposal and waste management so as to provide a better and healthy environment for the people.

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P S Verma and V K Agarwal Class 9 Biology - Science Part 3
Chapter 5 Why Do We Fall Ill
Short Questions Answer ( Carrying 2 Marks) | Q 1 | Page 308
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