What precautions would you take to justify “prevention is better than cure”. (CCE 2011, 2012)
Prevention is always better than cure as a disease always causes some damage to the body, loss of
working days, besides expenditure on medication. The important precautions for preventing diseases are
1. Hygienic environment
2. Personal hygiene
3. Proper nutrition
4. Clean food
5. Clean water
6. Regular exercise and
7. Relaxation: Every body should also be aware of diseases and their spread. A regular medical check up
is also reQuired.
8. Immunisation programme should be followed.