"Hand Disinfection" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The act of cleansing the hands with water or other liquid, with or without the inclusion of soap or other detergent, for the purpose of destroying infectious microorganisms.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hand Disinfection" by people in Profiles.
Nongovernmental Organization Practitioners' Perspectives on the Challenges and Solutions to Changing Handwashing Behavior in Older Children: A Qualitative Study. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2023 02 28; 11(1).
Environmental and behavioural exposure pathways associated with diarrhoea and enteric pathogen detection in 5-month-old, periurban Kenyan infants: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2022 10 31; 12(10):e059878.
Does a school-based intervention to engage parents change opportunity for handwashing with soap at home? Practical experience from the Mikono Safi trial in Northwestern Tanzania. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022 06; 16(6):e0010438.
How does handwashing behaviour change in response to a cholera outbreak? A qualitative case study in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. PLoS One. 2022; 17(4):e0266849.
How is hygiene behaviour affected by conflict and displacement? A qualitative case study in Northern Iraq. PLoS One. 2022; 17(3):e0264434.
Costs of hand hygiene for all in household settings: estimating the price tag for the 46 least developed countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 12; 6(12).
Hand hygiene during facility-based childbirth in Cambodia: a theory-driven, mixed-methods observational study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2021 Jun 17; 21(1):429.
Hand Hygiene during the Early Neonatal Period: A Mixed-Methods Observational Study in Healthcare Facilities and Households in Rural Cambodia. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 04 21; 18(9).
Impact of a school-based water, sanitation and hygiene programme on children's independent handwashing and toothbrushing habits: a cluster-randomised trial. Int J Public Health. 2020 Dec; 65(9):1699-1709.
Public Interest in Preventive Measures of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Associated With Timely Issuance of Statewide Stay-at-Home Orders. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2020 Dec; 14(6):765-768.