Q. 14.1( 63 Votes )

What are the various public health measures, which you would suggest as safeguard against infectious diseases?

Answer :

Common preventive public health measures are:

a) Education : People should be educated about the infectious diseases.


b) Vaccination : People should get vaccination to avoid infection.


c) Sanitation : Proper sanitation can prevent spread of diseases.


d) Isolation : The patient should be separated to avoid infection to others.


e) Sterilization : Patient's belongings should be sterilized.


f) Eradication of vectors : The breeding places of the vectors should be destroyed and adult vectors killed by suitable methods.


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