International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

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Scientific Publications

This library is updated regularly with the most recent published articles, research etc on subject areas relevant to home hygiene and hygiene issues including:

Disease Incidence

Studies on global and national incidence and prevalence of hygiene-reated infectious dieases, and the factors which determine susceptibility to infection


Infection Transmission

Studies on the chain of infection transmission in the home including sources, survival, spread and exposure to infectious disease agents


Hygiene Procedures

Studies of the effectiveness of hygiene procedures in the home including hand and surface hygiene, laundry hygiene etc


Hygiene Intervention Studies

Studies of the impact of hygiene interventions on infectious disease rates


Promoting Behaviour Change

Studies of strategies used to bring about behaviour change


Microbial Resistance

Studies on the relationship between use of antimicrobial/antibacterial products and development of reduced susceptibility to  antimicrobials/antibiotics


Hygiene Hypothesis

Studies of the hygiene hypothesis and its implications for home hygiene