In the last few months IFH has been reviewing its guidance on domestic laundering. Interestingly the new issue of the UK consumer magazine WHICH?
We are all being told to encourage children to “go out and get dirty”, but we still need to practise good hygiene when it matters – and that includes good hand hygiene, even when we are out on the beach or a picnic. The American Cleaning Institute has drawn up an advice sheet for families a
Over the years, there has been constant debate about whether and to what extent western toilets might be a route of transmission of infection.
According to a study by a Michigan State University research group only five percent of individuals observed in restrooms in a college town exhibit satisfactory hand-washing behavior (wash with clean, running water and soap for at least 20 seconds followed by rinsing and drying).
On 6th June, the 6th Annual Europaediatrics Conference in Glasgow hosted a lunchtime symposium entitled "The hygiene hypothesis, old friends and their implications for child health and home hygiene".