Personal, school and community health I

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

Week 3

Personal, school and community health I

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. List and explain the 3 determinants of health

2. List four characteristics of a healthy person.


A. Determinants of health

1. Social health

Social health reflects the social factors and the physical conditions in the environment in which people are born, live, learn, play, work and age. Availability of resources to meet daily needs, such as educational and job opportunities, living wages, or healthful foods, exposure to toxic substances and other physical hazards.

2. Health service

Lack of access, or limited access, to health services greatly impacts an individual’s health status. For example, when individuals do not have health insurance, they are less likely to participate in preventive care and are more likely.... View More

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