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Why is health called as a multi factorial phenomenon?

FACTORS AFFECTING HEALTHA.POLITICAL
Involves one’s leadership how/she rules, manages and other people indecision making.
1.Safety

  • The condition of being free from harm, injury or loss of authority orpower
  1. Oppression
  • Unjust or cruel exercise of authority or power
  1. Political will
  • Determination to pursue something which is for the interest of themajority.
  1. Empowerment
  • The ability of a person to do something- Creating the circumstances where people can use their faculties andabilities at the maximum level in the pursuit of common goals

B. CULTURAL

  • relating to the representation of non-physical traits, such as values,beliefs, attitudes and customs shared by a group of people and passedfrom the generation to the next.
    1.Practices
    -A customary action usually done to maintain or promote healthlike use of anting-anting and lucky charms.
    2.Beliefs
    -A state or habit of mind wherein a group of people place intosomething or a person.
    C. HEREDITY
  • The genetic transmission of traits from parents to offspring;genetically determined.
    D. ENVIRONMENT
  • The sum of all the conditions and elements that make up thesurroundings and influence the development of the individuals.
    E. SOCIO-ECONOMIC
  • refers to the production activities, distribution of and consumption of goods of an individual