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Chatham House Report concludes that changing hygiene behaviors can lead to better health, for the individual, the wider population, and the economy

Yet, even with the lessons from COVID-19, hygiene still struggles to gain political importance. Why? A lack of safe water, sanitation, and hygiene results not only in loss of dignity, safety, health, and education, but also economic potential. It is at the heart of “human capital,” not only for the current working generation, but for generations to come. However, the subject of hygiene has never been near the top of the political agenda, something that needs to change.

Mdm Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, to open the Global Hygiene Summit 2023

Mdm Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, is the Guest of Honour and will be making the opening address at the Global Hygiene Summit 2023, which is taking place in Singapore in February 2023. The Summit being organised in collaboration with the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (Singapore), the World Bank, the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, and WaterAid.

The public isn’t prepared for the flu’s 2022 winter comeback

While influenza cases may have seen a decline over the past few years, hygiene experts are warning of a potential resurgence this winter. Too focussed on the fact COVID-19 may be becoming less of a threat, people could be caught off guard and spend the winter sicker than they may have been throughout the pandemic, they say.

The first piece of research funded by the Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute reveals crucial correlation between drought and diarrhoea among children under 5

The first research to have been funded by the Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute, has been published in Nature Communications. RGHI is a not-for-profit foundation that was established by Reckitt plc in 2020 with a $25 million grant to generate high-quality scientific research-based evidence. This research will inform public health and policy recommendations and promote behaviours […]