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Why is home hygiene important? – Hygiene-related disease in the home and community

This information sheet takes an overview of hygiene-related disease and why hygiene promotion in the home and community plays a key role in reducing the global burden of infectious diseases. This briefing material has been produced for those who work in healthcare professions, the media and others who are looking for background understanding of this issue. The evidence base which was used for development of this document is summarised in the following IFH review document: The changing hygiene climate: a review of infectious disease in the home and community.

Author: International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Download File: Why-is-home-hygiene-important.doc

Published: 01/06/2014

Publication Type: Factsheet

Publisher: IFH