IPH 2409: CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF NON-COMMUNICABLE AND LIFESTYLE DISEASES Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2018/2019
YEAR 4 SEMESTER 2 EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH

IPH 2409: CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF NON-COMMUNICABLE AND LIFESTYLE DISEASES
DATE: APRIL 2019 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER QUESTION ONE (COMPULSORY) AND ANY OTHER ONE QUESTION

QUESTION ONE (48 MARKS)

a) Describe three characteristics that make cancer a non-communicable disease (6 marks)

b) Jane has recently been diagnosed with a heart disease. Briefly mention three factors that could have predisposed Jane to the disease (6 marks)

c) Explain the following terms as used in the study of non-communicable diseases:

i) Metastatic cancer
ii) Chronic heart condition
iii) Muscular endurance

d) Prevention is better than cure. Explain this statement in relation to cancer (6 marks)

e) Non-communicable diseases are sometimes referred to as lifestyle diseases. Justify this statement (6 marks)

f) Make short notes on the diseases “dental carriers” (6 marks)

g) By use of three examples, explain how stress can result into a non-communicable disease (6 marks)

h) Tobacco and substance abuse related disorders are NCD’s of concern. Briefly explain
(6 marks)

QUESTION TWO (22 MARKS)

Discuss the role of exercise in prevention of non-communicable diseases (22 marks)

QUESTION THREE (22 MARKS)

Give a detailed account of:

a) Dental carrier disease (10 marks)

b) Diabetes mellitus disease (12 marks)

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