Building a Healthier Tomorrow: Simple Startegies for Public Well-being (Paperback)

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Building a Healthier Tomorrow: Simple Startegies for Public Well-being (Paperback)

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Global health challenges and their impact on public well-being

In the 21st century, we are facing a complex landscape of global health challenges. These challenges have a profound impact on our physical, mental, and social well-being, making it essential for the global community to take action quickly.

1. The persistent threat of infectious diseases

From pandemics such as HIV/AIDS to emerging viruses such as Ebola and COVID-19, infectious diseases remain a major threat to global health. Their spread is further exacerbated by socio-economic inequality, poor sanitation, and limited access to medical care. Vaccination, public health awareness, and appropriate investment are essential to address these challenges.

2. The growing burden of non-communicable diseases

Non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and mental disorders are now the leading cause of global mortality. These diseases are primarily linked to unhealthy lifestyles, poor diet, smoking, and excessive alcohol consumption. Nutrition education, promotion of physical activity, tobacco control, and improvements in mental health services are needed to prevent these trends.

3. Environmental degradation and its impact on health

Environmental issues such as deforestation, climate change, and air pollution are giving rise to many health problems. Air pollution is increasing respiratory diseases, climate change is increasing the risk of food insecurity and waterborne diseases, and the destruction of ecosystems is weakening economic and social stability. It is essential to adopt sustainable development practices and conserve natural resources to mitigate these challenges.

Product Details ISBN: 9788119747634
ISBN-10: 8119747631
Publisher: Self
Publication Date: December 10th, 2023
Pages: 72
Language: Hindi