This session gives an overview of the spread of infection including how microbes are spread through sneezingLearn More
This session teaches participants how easily potentially harmful microbes on raw food can transfer to humansLearn More
This session covers how to prevent tooth decay by demonstrating the importance of limiting sugar intake and brushing teeth twice a dayLearn More
During this session, participants will learn what antibiotics are, when to take antibiotics and how to take antibiotics correctlyLearn More
Beat the Bugs is a six week community hygiene course aiming to increase awareness and change behaviour around antibiotic use. The course comprises of six sessions covering an Introduction to Microbes, Hand and Respiratory hygiene, Food hygiene, Oral hygiene, Antibiotics and a final session on self-care and action planning for the future. The resources can also be used as individual sessions.
This session gives an overview of microbes. Participants are introduced to the world of microbes, firstly by exploring the different types and shapes of microbes and then, by discussing different useful and harmful microbes.
Participants learn how easily potentially harmful microbes on raw food can transfer to humans. The interactive quiz shows how to prepare food safely and the food labelling activity demonstrates what is meant by the food labels shown on foods.
During this session, participants will learn what antibiotics are, when to take antibiotics and how to take antibiotics correctly. A demonstration will introduce antibiotic resistance and a participant activity will show how easily antibiotic resistant bacteria spread.