Learning Outcomes for Study Session 1

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

1.1  Define and use correctly each of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 1.1)

1.2  Briefly describe the history of hygiene and environmental health and its development in Ethiopia. (SAQ 1.2)

1.3  Describe the significance of environmental health at community level. (SAQs 1.1 and 1.3)

1.4  List the environmental risk factors involved in the transmission of communicable diseases. (SAQ 1.4)

1.5  Describe the interactions between development and environment that affect human health. (SAQ 1.5)

1.6  Explain the basic components and purpose of environmental health planning. (SAQ 1.6)

Study Session 1  Introduction to the Principles and Concepts of Hygiene and Environmental Health

1.1  Historical perspectives on hygiene and environmental health