The process of depending on the produced goods and services is increasing in this world along with the development of human civilization. Now, everything is produced in industries and made available in the market. People are largely dependent on the goods and products available in the market. Therefore, the societies especially of urban areas and developed countries have now become consumer society. If we look at the condition of rural and some primitive societies, people produce almost all the goods required for them and still practice barter system to fulfill their additional requirement. They do not totally depend on the goods and services of the market whereas the situation of urban and developed society is different.
The consumer society of urban areas and developed parts of the world has been facing many problems along with its development. Some of these problems and evils are unemployment, individualistic feelings, and unnatural competition in work performance, bribery, smuggling, etc. These all problems have directly made adverse impacts on consumer health because low quality, adultery and harmful goods are produced and sold in the market. Some people, anyhow, want to earn money and become rich overnight. When they involve in business, they produces low quality and even mix harmful things in good. This is in increasing trend in Nepal due to lack of proper supervision from the government and consumers. If the consumers are not aware, they cannot select right goods and become the victim of adulteration and wrong practices. Therefore, it is a high time for all of us to make consumers aware of the quality of goods that they consume and it is consume health education, which inspires the consumers to be more conscious and united to protect their health.
Consumers should be aware about their health. They should be organized to protest the fraudulent activities of industries in providing harmful goods. Several methods can be adopted for the protection of consumer health. Some of the methods are described below:
Use of Goods and Services:
The importances of consumer health are listed below:
The rights provided by consumer protection ACT 2054 BS are:
The effects of low quality food on human health are:
Consumer health can be protected in the following ways:
The things that should be mentioned on a product very often are:
The provisions of Drug Abuse Control Act, 2033 B.S are:
A substance found within other substances (e.g. food, beverages, fuels), although not allowed for legal or other reasons is called
_____________is the promotion of fraudulent or ignorant medical practices.
A system of exchange by which?goods?or?services?are directly exchanged for other goods or services without using a medium of exchange is called _____.
An illegal transportation of objects or people is called ________.
The societies especially of urban areas and developed countries have now become __________.