Give an example of a non-communicable disease.


Cancer, diabetes, and hypertension are examples of non-communicable disease.


Diseases are defects in our bodies that cause pain by affecting organs or organ systems. Types of disease are

  1. Communicable Disease
  2. Non-communicable Disease

Communicable Disease

Infectious disease is caused by bacteria, which are microorganisms that cause infections. These are known as communicable diseases because they can be passed from one person to another. Cholera, malaria, and chickenpox are few examples.

Non-communicable Disease

Non-infectious diseases are non-communicable diseases that can be caused by a number of factors. Genetics, dietary deficiency, age and sex of the person are some causes of non-infectious disease. Cancer, diabetes, and hypertension are few examples.

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