Health is the study of nutrition, hormones, human physiology, hygiene and the struggle against disease. The course discusses the basic aspects of human nutrition, and outlines the importance of endocrine glands and hormones in the regulation of body functions. The course emphasizes the various systems in the human body and stresses that coordinated functioning of all systems is essential for health. The course also deals with the various diseases faced by humans, their causes and methods of prevention. In addition, the course introduces population education, family planning and the factors needed to maintain the health of an individual and society.