Improving the Health, Nutrition and Sanitary Conditions in a Village through the Education of Women and Children

Authors

  • Rajammal P. Devadas Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore-641 043
  • S. Sithalakshmi Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore-641 043
  • C. Vijayambal Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore-641 043

Abstract

Health is the birth right of every individual. According to the WHO, optimum health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being, and not merely absence of disease or infirmity Public hearth services involve organised community efforts towards maintenance of health, prevention of malnutrition and disease, control of communicable infections, promoting working efficiency, sanitation of environment, education of individuals in personal hygiene and nutrition, organisation of medical and nursing services for the early and preventive treatment of disease and the social machinery to ensure everyone an adequate standard of living organising these benefits, and to enable every citizen realise his birth right of health and longivity.

Published

1982-08-01

How to Cite

Devadas, R. P., Sithalakshmi, S., & Vijayambal, C. (1982). Improving the Health, Nutrition and Sanitary Conditions in a Village through the Education of Women and Children. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 19(8), 255–257. Retrieved from http://www.informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/12894

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