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community hygiene

A term sometimes used as a synonym for public health.
See also: hygiene
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The strategy uses the acronym SAFE for four inter-related public health interventions: surgery for trichiasis, antibiotics (azithromycin) for active trachoma, facial cleanliness (to reduce transmission) and environmental improvements (to upgrade community hygiene and living conditions) (14,15).
Community Hygiene Concern, a charity backed by the Department of Health runs a Bug Busting Programme aimed at primary schools and nurseries.
To get rid of head lice without using chemicals try the Bug Buster Kit developed by Community Hygiene Concern.
He appealed that they should keep their environment clean at all times to avoid breeding mosquitoes, charging them to take as priority personal and community hygiene.
Yang Qing, director of the department of women and children's healthcare and community hygiene under the Ministry of Health (MOH), said the ban is in accordance with the requirement by the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
First, the administrators must find us ready and competent to help in building health clinic plans; to solve teacher health problems; to combat community hygiene problems as the nuisance diseases; to establish policies of care for ill and injured children; to modify the curriculum to fit the handicapped child; and to continually encourage and stimulate the school authorities to make schools the healthiest and happiest places for all children.
The French report spells out the importance of having Community hygiene rules take account of specific local products or products made by traditional methods.
In response to requests for help following yesterday's letter about the mother and daughter with nits, the telephone number for Community Hygiene Concern is: 020 8341 7167.
Measles surveillance will continue to be coordinated with the PRDH Community Hygiene Division (which conducts dengue surveillance) and CDC's Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, in San Juan to provide additional laboratory diagnosis of cases of rash illness.

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