Tag Archive for: hygiene science

Perspectives: Addressing workplace hygiene to mitigate the cost and risk of infectious disease

In Business Insurance, RGHI's David Wheeler says workplace hygiene can influence employee health, business health, and the bottom line.

In a highly connected world, disease is not isolated from other risks

Filling the gaps in hygiene research is critical to risk management and business resilience, says RGHI’s David Wheeler.

What mask hesitancy in the U.S. reveals about the need for a true hygiene discipline

To improve public health outcomes, we need to invest in hygiene research and in those who are working to solve hygiene-related issues.

UNICEF report finds gaps and bottlenecks in menstrual health services

In this Devex article about a menstrual health report, co-author and RGHI fellow Julie Hennegan says more is needed to address challenges in menstrual health services.

Hygiene: The missing element in corporate ESG programs

RGHI's David Wheeler says that by investing in hygiene research, corporations can make a difference in the lives of their employees and in the lives of those across the globe.

Why we all need to re-learn the art of hand washing

This article in the Telegraph cites research by RGHI fellow Ian Ross and others that promoting handwashing with soap could reduce acute respiratory infection morbidity, such as Covid deaths, by 17 percent.

David Wheeler, director, Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute: The changemaker interview

RGHI's David Wheeler discusses RGHI's mission and notes that hygiene is the first line of defense for our health as well as the first step in achieving a healthy and thriving society.

Handwashing during ‘normal times’ can reduce burden of respiratory disease

New research published in The Lancet reinforces the idea…