Health Organisations Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Selina Publishers

Health Organisations Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Selina Publishers Solutions Chapter-18. Step By Step ICSE Selina Concise Solutions of Chapter-18 Health Organisations with Exercise-18 including MCQs, Very Short Answer Type, Short Answer Type, Long Answer Type and Structured/Application Questions Solved Visit official Website CISCE for detail information about ICSE Board Class-9.

Health Organisations Exe-18 Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Concise Selina Publishers

Board ICSE
Publications Selina Publication
Subject Biology
Class 9th
Chapter-18 Health Organisations
Book Name Concise
Topics Solution of C. Short Answer Type
Academic Session 2023-2024

C. Short Answer Type 

Health Organisations Class-9 Biology Concise Solutions  

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Question 1.

List any three health problems in India.


Health problems in India:

Food- and water-borne diseases: Contaminated food and water cause several diseases.

Water-borne diseases occur due to contaminated water from hand pumps or mixing of untreated sewage with river water. 

Insect- and air-borne diseases: Shortage of cleanliness leads to breeding of houseflies and mosquitoes which are carriers of certain diseases. 

Lack of medical facilities: In ruler area Lack of medical facilities leads to unavoidable deaths and damage to health. Lack of knowledge and superstitious beliefs also delay timely treatment which may result in serious consequences. 

Question 2.

State the main functions of Red Cross.


Functions of Red Cross:

provide extend relief and help to the victims of any calamity – flood, fire, famine and earthquake

Maintain procure and supply blood for needy victims of war and other calamities

Giving all possible first-aid in an accident

To arrange for ambulance services in emergencies

Question 3.

State the main functions of World Health Organisation.


Functions of World Health Organization (WHO):

(a) promote and support projects for research on diseases.

(b) collect and supply information about the occurrence of diseases of epidemic nature such as cholera, plague and yellow fever.

(c) To lay pharmaceutical standards for important drugs, to ensure purity and size of the dose.

(d) organise campaigns for the control of epidemic (widespread) and endemic (local) diseases.

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