Pathogens diseases and their prevention III

Physical and Health Education J.S.S 3 First Term

Week 10

Pathogens diseases and their prevention III

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. Explain the nature of non-communicable diseases

2. State how to prevent non-communicable diseases.


A. Nature of non-communicable diseases

Stroke: A stroke occurs when part of the brain loses its blood supply and stops working. This causes the part of the body that the injured brain controls to stop working.

Cancer: Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells anywhere in a body. These abnormal cells are termed cancer cells, malignant cells, or tumour cells. These cells can infiltrate normal body tissues.

Heart attack: heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI) is a serious medical emergency in which.... View More

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