Diseases & National Health Programme
Mckeon's theory on reduced prevalence of Tb is based on (DNB Dec 10)
|A|| Increased awareness and knowledge |
|B|| Medical advancement answer|
|C|| Behavioural modification|
|D||Social and environmental factor|
a. McKeown sought to explain a very prominent trend in population health and did so with a strong emphasis on the importance of basic social and economic conditions.
b. THE MCKEOWN THESIS STATES that the enormous increase in population and dramatic improvements in health that humans have experienced over the past 2 centuries owe more to changes in broad economic and social conditions than to specific medical advances or public health initiatives. The thesis gives center stage to social conditions as root causes of the health of populations.