A new study has found that annual net costs to India from not handwashing are estimated at US$23 billion and to China at US$12 billion. Expected net returns to national behaviour change handwashing programmes would be US$ 5.6 billion (3.4-8.6) for India at US$ 23 (16-35) per disability adj
The “Five Second Rule” – that it takes about 5 seconds for dropped food to become contaminated – has been much discussed this summer, but the much greater risk from dropping foods onto kitchen work surfaces (or handling food with contaminated hands) have been largely ignored
These peer education resources from the e-bug team are designed for school aged children to teach their peers about microbes, the spread of infection, hygiene and antibiotic resistance.
To mark the theme of International Infection Prevention week (Oct 16-22) "Breaking the Chain of Infection" IFH has produced a simple learning resource to explain it. We believe IIPW is a great "not to be missed" opportunity to get this simple concept