Personal hygiene: How to take care of your body

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What is personal hygiene? And why is it important? Personal hygiene means staying healthy by cleaning and taking care of your body. Good personal hygiene is one of the best ways to protect yourself and those around you from illness and disease. This course is all about using self-care to maintain good hand, body and oral hygiene. It also gives advice on protecting and caring for those who need you most - your children!

This course is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.

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Who this course is for


This course is for anyone looking to increase their knowledge about body, hand and oral hygiene.
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What you will learn

  • 1

    The benefits and how-to’s of good hand and body hygiene.

  • 2

    Which products and techniques you can use to take care of your hygiene.

  • 3

    How to maintain good oral hygiene and treat oral health symptoms.

  • 4

    Valuable practices for taking care of the hand, body and oral hygiene of your child.

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Course contents: 3 topics

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    How to stay clean and fresh Good hand and body hygiene are very beneficial for general health and well-being. Find out what to pay attention to when washing and taking care of yourself.

  • 2

    Taking care of your mouth and teeth Healthy teeth and gums affect not only oral health but general health as well. Learn all about good oral hygiene practices and treating oral health symptoms.

  • 3

    Hygiene for children As a parent, your young child’s health and happiness are in your hands. Gain valuable advice on taking care of your child’s hand, body and oral hygiene.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 1 WEEK

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

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Here's what your fellow learners are saying about this course

  • “I once recieved a 'neatness and cleanliness' certificate at school, of which was extra ordinary. Finding this course and completing it boosted that. It was very helpful in teaching me take care of all the aspects on my body and all people around me. Overall how how to improve self hygiene. I'm happy.”

    Nqobile Precious Shabalala
    South Africa

  • “Fantastic course. I highly recommend the course.”

    – Adriaan Rainso Botha, South Africa

  • “Marvelous course”

    – William Agostino Semng'indo, Tanzania

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