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close this bookPopulation and Health (FAO Population Education Leaders Guides)
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View the documentAims/objectives
View the documentBasic concepts
View the documentActivity no. 1 - Basic needs for good health
View the documentActivity no. 2 - Preparing oral rehydration treatment solution
View the documentActivity no. 3 - A visit or visits from a social worker from the ministry of health


By participating in the activities of this module, it is intended that rural youth will:

  • Understand the concept of good health and be able to state at least five important points for maintaining good health.
  • Recognize the importance of good health for the individual, family and community.
  • Understand that they, themselves, are the most important people in maintaining their own health.
  • Understand the effects of family size, and total community population, on the quality of health and health care and sanitation facilities.