Life Skills for Burundian Refugees, Volume 1: Topic 2: Personal Care

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Abstract:

This nine-page document in Kirundi and English educates people about personal care in the United States. It discusses the use of personal care products for cleanliness, protection from germs, and good health. It explains when and how to wash your hands, and describes use of antibacterial soap, bathing, washing hair with shampoo, conditioner, and using deodorant. Advice is given on keeping teeth healthy, using a toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, and avoiding foods with sugar. The document outlines how to dress for the weather and do laundry regularly to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The USCRI's complete Life Skills for Burundian Refugees resource is also available at www.refugees.org.

Author(s):
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Deodorants, Hygiene, Laundry, Oral hygiene, Refugees, Soaps, Toothbrushing
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2009
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English / Kirundi
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