According to WHO, “Health is state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not merely an absence of disease or infirmities”. Health is the most important thing in a person’s life. We can attain good health by changing our unhealthy behavior. Some of the characteristics of a healthy person are feeling of hunger, vigor, feeling of pleasant, physically fit, no stress, healthy thinking, co-operative, etc.
Consequences of RPG:
Most of the human beings are uneducated. They give priority to the birth of a son. There is also the system of early marriage in different parts of the country. So, the population is increasing day by day. As a result, people are falling in poverty. They are unable to fulfill their basic needs. It is difficult to achieve a good education, health services and so on. Population growth also affects the socio-economic development and environmental aspects. That’s why population growth is a great challenge for a person, a family, and a nation.
A person who is physically, mentally and socially well being is known as a healthy person. He is a person with healthy thinking without any stress. He must have a feeling of pleasure and hunger. He is co-operative and morally sound. A healthy person is very essential for the development of a country. So, every country tries to produce healthy citizens.
Planning for the future:
Planning for the future is one of the scopes of population education. It deals with the study and analysis of appropriate age at marriage, family planning, birth spacing, means of contraceptives, etc. It teaches us to plan the future by changing reproductive behavior.
All the living beings and non-living beings in our surrounding come under environment. All the biotic and abiotic components that we find around us is known as environment. Air, water, human beings, sun, aquatic creatures, etc. are some components of the environment. A person lives in the environment. He uses the resources of the environment for his survival. But, he must use resources in a rational way. Human beings must not overuse the resources of the environment.