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Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB (tubercle bacillus), is a

bacterial infection that can spread through the lymph nodes and
bloodstream to any organ in your body. It is most often found in the
lungs.
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired
immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) HIV is transmitted
primarily via unprotected sexual intercourse (including anal and oral
sex), contaminated blood transfusions, hypodermic needles, and
from mother to child during pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding.
Drug Abuse/Addiction is a patterned use of a drug in which the
user consumes the drug substance in amounts or with methods
which are harmful to themselves or others.
A non-communicable disease, or NCD, is a medical condition or
disease that can be defined as non-infectious and non-transmissible
among people. NCDs can refer to chronic diseases (heart diseases,
stroke, cancers, asthma, diabetes, kidney diseases, osteoporosis,
others) which last for long periods of time and progress slowly.
Malaria (mosquito-borne infectious disease) causes symptoms that
typically include fever, fatigue, vomiting and headaches. In severe
cases it can cause yellow skin, seizures, coma or death.
Communicable diseases, also known as infectious diseases or
transmissible diseases, are illnesses that result from the infection,
presence and growth of pathogenic (capable of causing disease)
biologic agents in an individual human or other animal host.
Examples are: Ebola virus disease; flu, measles; tuberculosis;
sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); HIV/AIDS; among others.
Mental health is a level of psychological well-being and the
absence of a mental disorder (autism, alcohol dependence, extreme
anxiety, phobias, bipolar disorder, caffeine dependence, dyslexia,
depression, kleptomania, obsessive-compulsive disorder, among
others).
Immunization, or vaccination is the safe and effective use of a
small amount of a weakened or killed virus or bacteria or bits of lab-
made protein that imitate the virus in order to prevent infection by
that same virus or bacteria. When you get an immunization, you're
injected with a weakened form of (or a fragment of) a disease. This
triggers your body's immune response, causing it to either produce
antibodies to that particular ailment or induce other processes that
enhance immunity.
Prevention is better than cure.
Alcohol and Tobacco Abuse/Addiction the excessive
consumption of alcohol and tobacco causes non-communicable and
communicable diseases.Vectors are living organisms that can
transmit infectious diseases between humans or from animals to
humans.Vector-borne diseases account for more than 17% of all
infectious diseases, causing more than 1 million deaths annually.
We may never understand illnesses such as
cancer. In fact, we may never cure it. But an
ounce of prevention is worth more than a
million pounds of cure.

-David Agus

Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.

-Bill Gates

Because tobacco is responsible for an impressive one-third of cancers, prevention efforts


naturally begin with it.

-Bernard Levin

Money spent on carbon cuts is money we can't use for effective investments in food aid,
micronutrients, HIV/AIDS prevention, health and education infrastructure, and clean water
and sanitation.

-Bjorn Lomborg