Environmental Sanitation And Community Health
This course takes students through man’s interaction with the environment
and how this interaction can maintain, enhance or affect his/her health if
environmental Sanitation is promoted. Emphasizes working with communities and
not individuals as a preventive strategy and provides the students with the
practices used by communities to promote sanitation and hygiene.
The course will
help the student understand Environmental sanitation factors that are related
with causing diseases.
By the end of this
course, the student should be able to:
§ Explain the relationship man has with the environment
§ Identify different activities that man does in the environment and
he/she ends up contracting diseases hence poor health.
A student completing
the course is expected to:
the public health importance of personal hygiene.
the components of personal hygiene.
knowledge of acceptable and poor personal hygiene practices.
the components of personal hygiene that are critical for public health concerns.
hygienic handwashing using standard procedures, and list the critical
situations for effective handwashing.
the criteria that are used for evaluating the effectiveness of personal hygiene