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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.
Project activities include: (1) rehabilitation of two boreholes, 12 water pans, and 12 shallow wells, serving a total of more than 60,000 people; (2) training of water management committees in targeted communities; (3) distribution of household water filters to 2,900 families; (4) construction of 105 community latrines; (5) distribution of hygiene kits and sanitation tools and promotion of community hygiene awareness; (6) cash-for-work activities to provide household income and improve food security; and (7) distribution of cash grants / vouchers to vulnerable food-insecure households that are unable to work.
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.

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