Topic "Hygiene" in Greek - total 9 documentsTitle: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Summary: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are bacterial organisms that have some of the characteristics of bacteria and some of algae. They are present in almost all aquatic ecosystems in Australia, including rivers, lakes and estuaries. Under certain environmental conditions, blue-green algae concentrations in water can rapidly increase and form visible blooms or scums. Water affected by blue-green algae may be unsuitable for drinking, recreational activities such as swimming and fishing, and agricultural uses. Some species of blue-green algae produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals when they are eaten, inhaled or contact the skin.
Title: Food poisoning and how to prevent it
Summary: Information about what food poisoning is, why it happens and what people that work with food can do to prevent it.
Title: Food safety during pregnancy
Summary: This brochure advices pregnant women which food groups should be included in their diet, which vitamins, nutrients and minerals the body needs and what foods and substances should be avoided because they can cause salmonella, listeria or bear other risks for a pregnant woman.
Title: Hand hygiene
Summary: Everyone should keep their hands clean as it is crucial for preventing the spread of infection in our hospitals and to our patients. This information is about how you can assist us in reducing the risk of infection in our wards.
Title: Listeria - the facts
Summary: Listeria infection or listeriosis, is an illness usually caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes. This factsheet provides advice for pregnant women, the elderly and anyone with suppressed immunity.
Title: Personal hygiene for people working with food
Summary: Information about appropriate guidelines for personal hygiene, hand washing, treatment of cuts and wounds for people in the food industry.
Title: Rotavirus immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the Rotavirus, the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. It includes information on the protection against rotavirus that is available free of charge under the National Immunisation Program Schedule for babies in two doses at two and four months of age. It also includes a pre-immunisation checklist and information on possible side effects.
Title: Salmonellosis guide
Summary: A guide to the foodborne disease, salmonellosis, including symptoms and prevention with good hygiene.
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.
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