Written by sonu ji. Posted in General on 11 October 2010.
Hot 12854 hits 0 favoured

The following are the main aims and objectives of health education in schools:-

  • To provide information about health and hygiene

It aims at acquainting the pupils and the teachers with the functioning of the body, the rules of health and hygiene and the precautionary measures for warding off disease. It is to be notice of the pupils how bad habits, unhygienic ways of living, addiction to smoking and liquor and such unhealthy practices, result in evil consequence.

  • To Maintain norms of good health

It helps the school authorities to keep certain norms of health in school. A number of programmes of good health, develop in the pupil sufficient habits of hygienic living, hygienic surroundings such as cleanliness etc.

  • To take precautionary and preventive measures

 Its aim is to take adequate precaution against contamination and spread of diseases. So good sanitary arrangements are made. Urinals and toilets are kept clean. Sweeping is done daily, and the rooms and the furniture are kept near and tidy. The eatables in the tuck-shop are saved from flies.

  • To take curative measures

Remedials action against disease is also taken. A physico-medical check-up is made deformities. Disabilities and disease detected, and remedial measures suggested. A good number of pupils suffer from myopea. An eye-examination reveals the extent of short-sightedness. If glasses are not used in time, myopea will increase rapidly. Some pupils have bad teeth. If they suffer from pyorrhea, immediate medical treatment is needed.

  • To develop and promote mental and emotional health

Mental and emotional health are also equally necessary in the school health programmes. While physical health makes a pupil physically fit, mental and emotional health enables him to maintain an even temper and happy deposition.

  •  To develop a sense of civic responsibility among pupils.

These is little sense of civic responsibility in our students. They generally fail in their duty to help their fellow students in particular and other persons in general. They do not come to the aid of others in time of need and alleviate their sufferings. So, one of the objective of health education is to cultivate a sense of civic responsibility. Through health education, pupils are to be made conscious of social crimes, like spitting anywhere, sneezing and coughing on the faces of others.

 


sonu ji

Author: sonu ji

29 834 2
  • No comments found
Powered by CjBlog

Latest Articles

Below you can find a few upper body exercises to not only strengthen the back but also prevent back pain:Before getting to know about these exercises,
We are a nation at cross roads.  The more we imagine ourselves to be very progressive, the more we are back to square one.  Yet, in spite of
 The sword is part of Hindu psyche and its origin can be traced to 5000 BC. The first mention of a sword is in the Mahabharata. The epic mentions

Categories

Related Articles

It's been two weeks since Apple has announced their smart watch or simply - Watch, along with iPhone 6 and the release of iOS 8. Apple Watch is not yet
New technologies in the dynamic arena of IT keep on certain flares in the media and on the net. It must have wondered how fast this growth engine is. But
In Android, just like in Windows, if you want to view a document containing a non-Unicode font, the font must be installed in the system first. Now the
Introduction:  The power of connectivity cannot be overstated if you use mobile phone for calls and text messages. If your mobile phone as sufficiently
Every day a new 3-D Printer is being launched in the markets around the world. According to many experts 3-D Printers have the potential to change the