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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation


Hygiene is a series of practices performed to preserve health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), "Hygiene refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases." Personal hygiene refers to maintaining the body's cleanliness.

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Organizations relating to Hygiene

World Congress of Acupuncture
SAARC Surgical Care Society / Peradeniya, Sri Lanka / Est. 1996
International Clinical Epidemiology Network - Asia / Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Water, Engineering and Development Centre / Loughborough, UK / Est. 1972
Solidarité homéopathie / Montpellier, France / Est. 1994
Healthcare Infection Society / London, UK / Est. 1980
Sanitary Convention, 1904 / Est. 1904
International Institute of Holistic Medicine / Milwaukee WI, USA
Falun Dafa / New York NY, USA
Medico International - Aid in Developing Countries / Est. 1968
TransWorld Development Initiatives / Brentwood MD, USA
Association francophone des utilisateurs de la Classification Internationale des Soins Primaires / Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France
Acupuncture Without Borders / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1992
Africa Humanitarian Action / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1994
International Federation of Fertility Societies / Mount Royal NJ, USA / Est. 1951
Internationale Gesellschaft für Ganzheitliche Zahn-Medizin / Mannheim, Germany / Est. 1985
International Sanitary Supply Association / Lincolnwood IL, USA / Est. 1923
Cosmetics Europe - The Personal Care Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1962
Servants of Charity / Rome, Italy / Est. 1908
European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1980
VISION 2020 - The Right to Sight / London, UK / Est. 1999
International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association / Royal Oak MI, USA / Est. 1987
International Federation of Private Water Operators / Paris, France / Est. 2005
European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine / Milan, Italy / Est. 1993
European Federation of Critical Care Nursing Associations / Blaricum, Netherlands / Est. 1999

View all profiles (112 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Hygiene

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Unethical practices in politics
Unsanitary and inhumane food animal conditions
Inadequate plant quarantine
Abortion-related deaths of mothers
Lack of sanitation in rural areas
Spread of animal diseases through factory farming
Inadequate disinfection of pastureland after disease outbreak
Inadequate disinfection measures for animal housing and equipment
Inadequate disposal of female sanitary protection
Inadequate animal husbandry
Lack of sanitation in cities
Polluted drinking water
Inadequate disposal of hospital waste
Unhygienic recreational contact with sewage
Inappropriate infant feeding strategies
Inadequate sanitation infrastructure

Action Strategies relating to Hygiene

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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