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Health Science Paper 2, Nov/Dec. 2009  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Main
General Comments

Candidates' Weaknesses

         The candidates’ weaknesses include their inability to:

  •  Express themselves on written English/writing skill;
  • Comprehend the question asked\prepare for the examination and lack of seriousness on the side of the student;
  • Get current textbooks on Health Science which will assist students in getting facts;
  • State cogent points;
  • Give source of the vitamin correctly and deficiency of the vitamin\list type of accident of the nervous system;
  • State causes of prevention mental illness;
  • List classes of drugs;
  • State ways through which country benefits from activities of WHO;
  • List skin diseases;
  • State function of cornified layer, blood vessels malphigian layer and sebaceous gland;
  • State post-natal services rendered in the hospital;
  • Describe how the human embryo obtains oxygen.

        The following remedies were suggested to overcome the weaknesses

  • candidates should be more groomed in written English and their writing skill;
  • candidates should be involved more in comprehension drills;
  • during examination candidates should go straight to cogent point;
  • candidate should get current textbook on Health facts needed on Health Science;
  • candidates should use WAEC Syllabus and be well prepared for the examination.
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