Making efforts to live a healthy life is important but can we maintain a healthy lifestyle without a healthy environment? Great meals, fruits, and vegetables are essential to healthy living so is living in a healthy environment. Our environment plays a vital role in our health and well-being. It is necessary we pay attention to it.
Taking care of our environment is really not a big deal and can be done by every member of society. We can start from our homes to our compounds to our streets. That way, our environment can never be caught unfresh.
The importance of sanitation and good hygiene cannot be overemphasized.
A healthy environment helps protect women and children from communicable diseases.
Around the world, over 800 children under age five die every day from preventable diseases; diarrhea-related diseases caused by lack of access to water, sanitation, and hygiene.
This can be combated through a healthy lifestyle and habitual sanitation.