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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

The true story about germs [DVD] (2011)

Author

Northern Territory Department of Health

Publisher

Northern Territory Department of Health

City

Darwin

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This 15-minute DVD is designed to educate viewers about the importance of good personal hygiene. It is intended for an audience that has little or no prior understanding of what germs are and how they work.

The DVD covers:

The producers of the DVD state that the film takes the audience "on a journey from superstition to illumination" about the roles that germs play in human life.

The film was commissioned by enHealth and the environmental health branch of the Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health. It is set in Darwin and features Indigenous actors.

The film is freely available for viewing online using the links below.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

To order a hardcopy of this DVD, contact the Indigenous environmental health section of your state or territory health department. (Each health department has a limited number of DVDs available for distribution in their region.)

For other queries about this DVD, contact:

Environmental Health Branch
Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health
2nd Floor, Casuarina Plaza, 258 Trower Rd
Casuarina NT 0810
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8922 7181
Email: envirohealth.THS@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 16 July 2014
 
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