According to the World Health Organization (WHO), health is “a complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not just without disease or weakness.” This definition has been controversial because its implementation value may be limited. Healthcare can be defined as the ability to adapt and manage physical, psychological and social challenges throughout life.
The meaning of health develops over time. According to biomedical perspectives, early definitions of healthcare focus on the subject of physical functioning.
“A state characterized by anatomic, physiologic, and psychological integrity; ability to perform personally valued family, work, and community roles; ability to deal with physical, biological, psychological, and social stress”. (Wikipedia)
Achieving and maintaining health is an ongoing process that is maintained by the development of healthcare knowledge and practices as well as personal strategies and organized interventions.
Do you like it when you have a fever and can’t go to play? Obviously not! Nobody likes being sick! However, despite doing our best, sometimes we get sick! It could be due to a change in the weather or a specific virus. You can never predict. But even the absence of disease does not mean that you are healthy! We will examine the concept of the importance of healthcare for our well-being. But, before proceeding, do you know why good health is important?
Cells are the fundamental units of all living organisms. They consist of a variety of chemicals. The cells move from one place to another. Even if the cell does not move, there is still a lot of repair inside. In addition to this, there are various specialized activities in our body, such as the heart pumps blood, the kidney filters urine, the brain constantly thinks, the lungs help to breathe.
In this way, there is a lot of interconnection between the various organs in our body. For all these activities, our body needs energy and raw material. Food is necessary for the functioning of cells and tissues. Therefore, if you are not well, all your bodily activities begin to be hindered.
For a healthy life cycle, a person must have a balanced diet and must regularly exercise. You must also live in a suitable shelter, get enough sleep and have good hygiene habits. So how can we guarantee that we are doing all the right things to have good healthcare? We spread awareness of the importance of health: