How to prevent infections

Tips for students

       Wash your hands before preparing meals or eating (10 seconds)

       Covering up when coughing and sneezing.

       If you are sick, don’t prepare food for others.

       If you have diarrhoea or vomiting, use a different bathroom.

       Keep food surfaces clean, wash dishes, put rubbish in the bin and use a different chopping board for meat.

       Say no to sex when intoxicated – Unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases are more likely when you take risks.

Doctors see sick people all day and wash their hands between patients. It works!

Information about different illnesses

Online         A –Z list of conditions e.g.HIV/AIDs, Hepatitis, Gastroenteritis, Whooping cough.

Medical attention If you are sick get some professional attention so that you get a physical examination and tests and referrals if needed.