WAEC HEALTH EDUCATION ANSWERS 2022

WAEC HEALTH EDUCATION ANSWERS 2022

Here is the WAEC HEALTH EDUCATION ANSWERS 2022

*NUMBER (7e)*
A system in which medical doctors and other healthcare professionals (such as nurses, pharmacists, and therapists) treat symptoms and diseases using drugs, radiation, or surgery.

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(8a)
Nutrition is the biochemical and physiological process by which an organism uses food to support its life. It includes ingestion, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion.

(8b)
_Pick only four_

*°* It gives us energy.
*°* It make our body strong.
*°* It gives us nutritious.
*°* It makes us body relief.
*°* It makes us the vitamins.
*°* It can even make the liver stronger in digestion.

*MORE LOADING*
*NUMBER (7c)*

Vertebral column is made up of individual bones called as vertebrae. Total vertebral column consists of 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 lumbar vertebrae, 5 fused sacral and 3 fused coccygeal vertebrae. Vertebral column runs from the base of the skull to the hip bone forming a tube. Spinal cord passes through this hollow tube.

(7d)
dietary habits – nutrition, physical activity – general health condition – emotional well-being – physical impairment – cultural factors – life events – social support – family well-being – financial resources – cognitive functioning – diseases.

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Pick any (3)
SECTION B

Epimediology is the branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.

(7c) Vertebral column is made up of individual bones called as vertebrae. Total vertebral column consists of 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 lumbar vertebrae, 5 fused sacral and 3 fused coccygeal vertebrae. Vertebral column runs from the base of the skull to the hip bone forming a tube. Spinal cord passes through this hollow tube.

(7d)
dietary habits – nutrition, physical activity – general health condition – emotional well-being – physical impairment – cultural factors – life events – social support – family well-being – financial resources – cognitive functioning – diseases.

Pick any (3)
*HEALTH SCIENCE*

(1a)
Vital statistics is accumulated data gathered on live births, deaths, migration, foetal deaths, marriages and divorces.

(1b)
(i) Numbers and rates of births
(ii) Numbers and rates of deaths
(iii) Characteristics of birth by sex, location and maternal age

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(2)
(i) Upper Limb
(ii) Pectoral girdle
(iii) Lower Limb
(iv) Pelvic girdle

SECTION B

(7a)
Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution, patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined population

(7b)
(i) Causative agent: Communicable, or infectious diseases, are caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi that can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Some are transmitted through bites from insects while others are caused by ingesting contaminated food or water.

(ii) Transmission route: Infectious diseases are transmitted from person to person by direct or indirect contact. Types of direct contact include Person-to-person contact, Droplet spread. Types of Indirect contact include: Food and drinking water, Contaminated objects, Airborne transmission, etc.

(iii) Susceptible hosts: After an infectious agent gets inside the body it has to multiply in order to cause the disease. In some hosts, infection leads to the disease developing, but in others it does not. Individuals who are likely to develop a communicable disease after exposure to the infectious agents are called susceptible hosts.

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(7c)
In humans, the Vertebral column is made up of individual bones called as vertebrae. Total vertebral column consists of 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 lumbar vertebrae, 5 fused sacral and 3 fused coccygeal vertebrae. Vertebral column runs from the base of the skull to the hip bone forming a tube. Spinal cord passes through this hollow tube.

(7d) (PICK ANY THREE)
(i) Age
(ii) Sleep
(iii) Dietary habits
(iv) Nutrition
(v) Physical activity
(vi) General health condition
(vii) Emotional well-being

(7e)
Orthodox medicine can be defined as a system in which medical doctors and other healthcare professionals (such as nurses, pharmacists, and therapists) treat symptoms and diseases using drugs, radiation, or surgery.

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