AY Honor Prevention of Tropical Diseases Answer Key

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Prevention of Tropical Diseases

Skill Level

2

Year

2012

Version

03.03.2024

Approval authority

South American Division

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Prevention of Tropical Diseases
Health and Science
Skill Level
123
Approval authority
South American Division
Year of Introduction
2012


1

Answer the following questions:



1a

What are tropical diseases?



1b

List at least five common tropical diseases in your region.




2

Research and explain the following diseases, including: transmission, signs and symptoms, treatment, how to prevent and combat them:



2a

Malaria



2b

Yellow fever



2c

Leishmaniasis



2d

Dengue



2e

Chagas disease




3

Explain how to remove the following deposits of accumulated water, avoiding the proliferation of mosquitoes:



3a

Tires



3b

Bottles



3c

Animal feeders



3d

Water tanks



3e

Bromeliads or plants that accumulate water



3f

Flower pots



3g

Tubs



3h

Gutters



3i

Lids, cans and small disposable bowls



3j

External refrigerator tray




4

Complete the following tasks:



4a

Participate, together with your club, unit, or school, in a campaign against dengue in your neighborhood.



4b

Collect containers that can accumulate water in plazas and streets in your community, and eliminate them correctly.



4c

Acquire informational brochures about the main tropical diseases and distribute them in your neighborhood or school.



4d

Correctly eliminate the trash in your home for a week.



4e

Help an elderly person in your neighborhood free from deposits that accumulate water, carrying out the following tasks:



4ei

Teach how to maintain the home free from possible focus point for mosquitoes.



4eii

Inform about care and symptoms of the researched diseases.



4eiii

Clean the home, collect and eliminate unusable deposits.





5

With the help of your counselor, make a presentation, debate or skit for your club or unit about tropical diseases studied in this honor.




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