A life-course approach to hygiene: understanding burden and behavioural changes.
RGHI is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to the advancement of the field of hygiene. Promoting and funding rigorous hygiene science to enhance the evidence base.
RGHI seeks to stimulate rigorous science and research, understand and enable behaviour changes, leverage health initiatives where hygiene science and behaviour can make a significant difference to people’s wellbeing and effect policy change at a local, national and international level.
““Hygiene is the conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases. Good hygiene saves lives, improves health and economies, and dramatically reduces health inequalities and health costs.“
Expand the body of research and advancing the understanding of the links between hygiene and health
Enhance the understanding of best-in-class hygiene science to encourage new hygiene standards
Promote behaviour change to improve global hygiene and health
Inform the global public health agenda