Pneumonia is the most common cause of childhood death globally. This year, the University of Edinburgh are hosting the World Pneumonia Day on the 12th of November. The University is organising a range of fun activities for children and
families, to which you are invited!
15:00–16:30 A a range of hands-on activities will be on offer, where you can learn
about the role of our body’s bacteria in health and disease and how immune cells
work. Activities include:
• Count the microbiome candies
• Where did that bacteria come from?
• How well did you wash your hands?
• The strongest ‘army’ for your body
• Supercytes card game
16:30–17:00 Watch a special shortened version of the educational and awardwinning
professional Fringe musical “The Mould That Changed the World”.
17:30–18:30 Prof Debby Bogaert (Chair of Paediatric Medicine) will give a public
lecture called “Born in a microbial cloud: Gatekeepers of a healthy life.”
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