The current scenario of India and the whole worlds are in trouble to fight against the COVID-19. It's not that no one trying to stop it but its that we are trying to stop but our success rate is so poor. The first COVID-19 case comes in India in the month of February 2020. write now Globally, the total number of people tested coronavirus positive has surged past 500,000, and topping the list is the United States. According to reports, worldwide, the death toll climbed past 24,000.
In India Out of these, as many as 640 are active cases, while 66 people have been treated for Covid-19 and discharged. As of now, Maharashtra has the highest number of confirmed cases of Covid-19, followed by Kerala.
India is having a huge population with a lack of education. the Indian government shut down the country to control the spread of coronavirus. But still, in most of the rural areas the population gathering at a place and discussing not to stay gathering at a place, is that not strange? they know a pandemic disease spreading the whole world but may they haven't still that idea how?. There is a strong weapon to fight against any health emergency is the primary health education. India should be focus on health education to fight against any type of health emergency. Like many other skill of education, health education also to be included in India's education system. so that we will be ready to fight against any pandemic and endemic disease.
What is Health Education?
The education which is related to health is also known as health education. Health education is a profession of educating people about health. Areas within this profession encompass environmental health, physical health, social health, emotional health, intellectual health, and spiritual health, as well as sexual and reproductive health education.
Subject to learn in Health education:
the scope of health education is not just limited with to home and community and it is also not complete in itself.in its educational process, health education borrows items from various other social science, e.g. psychology(size of family, birth gap, reproduction, sex hygiene, etc), sociology(perception in the learning process, the role of reward and punishment), education, home science(medicine, anthropology, biology), biochemistry, economic, physical education, etc are directly or indirectly in the health education.so, the scope of health education also denotes its relationships with other social science or fields of study and the various occuptional areas where health education.
Scope of Health Education:
1. Fields of Health Education from a socio-cultural point of view:
Humans are social organisms. they live together for their welfare. we learn brilliantly in the group. We learn must of the things from society like how to behaves, how to feed, how to live life etc. Humans love to stay in society. A human feels safe to stay in a group. The groups should be work on a health education programme so we can learn how to stay safe and healthy in society.
Home is the first learning place for children. when we are a child we live in a home with our parents. we learn everything from them even the languages too. We observed them and learn how to behave on society. we learn that day by day and make ourselves ready for society. Home is the first school of the child. what he or she learns that does help in their future. so for a better society, we must have a strong pillar so that the society can run safe and healthy.
Govt and parent should be work on it to teach children to stay healthy so that any type of disease can be affected that much dangerously. how it's effecting now. The government and parent s should take small safety steps to teach children about health education.
3. School and education sectors:
This should be the key focus of the government. Students should learn about health education. the teacher should teach about health education primarily. Schools and institutions should organize health education programs on the topic like how to stay healthy? what is the precaution should we take during the disease?. The government should make add a subject in the school syllabus regarding health education. Not only the syllabus but also the practical also an important factor. If the student learns how to take care of themself and peoples that will be going to help the society.
All we know health is wealth so If the government wants a healthy and batter future they should be work on health education.