Volume No. 6 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 245-254 Oct-Dec 2011

 

TRENDS AND DETERMINANTS OF THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION AND PERSONAL HYGIENE IN REFERENCE TO WATER BORN DISEASES AMONG THE PEOPLE OF DHAR, MADHYA PRADESH, india

 

Preeti Chaudhary,* Durre Shawhar1 and N. K. Dhakad2

1. Department of Zoology, Government P.G. College, Dhar, Madhya Pradesh (India)
2. Higher Education, Madhya Pradesh (INDIA)

 

Received on : July 11, 2011

 

ABSTRACT

 

Health is a very essential for every man, women, natural prerequisite for leading a successful life. Human beings adapt to their environments by means of their biologically and cultural resources. Health status is a major concern for all human society. It is widely affected from environment sanitation, sanitary habits and few aspects of personal hygiene. Number of physical, physiological and social aspects of human life are covered and the domain of environmental sanitation, sanitary habits and personal hygiene, mainly drinking of unsafe water. All diseases are manifest to certain extend with the interaction of environment cultural practices and personal hygiene. The objective of the present paper is to study the trends and determination of the impact of this unhygienic water and cases of different diseases among the people of Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, India. The present study has been conducted through intensive schedules, simultaneously group discussion and informal interview methods have been used.

 

Keywords : Health status, Environmental sanitation, Personal hygiene, Water Born Diseases, Environment Cultural Practice.

 

 

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