2.3  Safeguarding health with good hygiene

In some of the later study sessions we will look at technologies that can reduce the health impacts of poor sanitation and waste management. This study session concentrates on simple practices that can be carried out by everyone to reduce these risks. These practices generally relate to good hygiene, which means any practice that prevents the spread of disease-causing organisms or substances that cause harm to humans.

2.2  Routes for disease transmission

2.3.1  Handwashing