Tag Archives: hygiene

Microcephaly: What is Happening to the Babies?

Microcephaly: What is Happening to the Babies?

  Paris, France – Pregnant women are being urged to think twice before travelling to Latin American and Caribbean countries battling a rise in cases of microcephaly — a rare but ...

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Safeguard Raises Hands for Hygiene

Safeguard Raises Hands for Hygiene

  Procter & Gamble Philippines, through Safeguard, takes Global Handwashing Day to the next level. OCTOBER 15, 2015 marked the 8th year that Global Handwashing Day (GHD) was celebrated around ...

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Better Hygiene in Schools in Ebola Epicentre Pays Off: UN

Better Hygiene in Schools in Ebola Epicentre Pays Off: UN

  Dakar, Senegal – Better hygiene in schools in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — the epicentre of the Ebola epidemic — has dramatically cut infections among teachers and students, the ...

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Feminine Hygiene for the Younger Ones

Feminine Hygiene for the Younger Ones

  GROWING KIDS – How early should you teach your daughters about feminine hygiene? The answer is, as early as possible! It should be taught as soon as they learn to ...

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BASF Teaches Children How Chemistry Aids Health

BASF Teaches Children How Chemistry Aids Health

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – For the past 10 years, the world’s leading chemical company BASF has been teaching Filipino schoolchildren how chemistry plays a key role in preserving health, hygiene ...

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Worms in the City? DoH to Zap ‘em Dead

Worms in the City? DoH to Zap ‘em Dead

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – They still slither in the deep bowels among the burgeoning population of this gleaming and bustling National Capital Region. The very mention of intestinal worms evokes ...

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Cholera Vaccine is 86 Percent Effective: Study

Cholera Vaccine is 86 Percent Effective: Study

  WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 (AFP) – A cheap and easy to deliver oral vaccine against cholera is 86 percent effective in preventing the infection which causes severe diarrhea and ...

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