Our homes are the safest place to be; we oath to ensure we are in a clean and safe environment all the time. The products we use should be safe for cooking, drinking, cleaning, skin, and hair, beauty and health, and anything else used for infants. Hygiene promotion is done to ensure poor hygiene incidences have reduced conditions and practices that pose a great danger to the health of men, women, and children. Several health promotion methods have been established. Hygiene promotion is on numerous principles.
For babies and adults personal hygiene, and for the skin ensure you bathe daily and use products which are hypoallergenic, natural and also clinically tested to ensure safety in the use and the effect of the product. This includes moisturizers, shampoos, hydrating cleansing lotion, aging cream, eye treatments, makeup removers and other skin products.
Risk practice to target a small number
Changing habits is a difficult task to people, in changing the risk practice an assessment should be conducted to understand which risk practice pose a challenge and are widely spread, Hand washing helps mostly in preventing diarrheal diseases. Hand washing should is done after visiting the toilet, before after eating, before and after changing the babies diapers
Motives for behavior change
Identify reasons for changed behavior. Washing hands with soap and running water is mainly health related while using the toilet deals with sanitation. People should be encouraged to use toilets properly so that they can gain respect from their classmates and neighbors or for other reasons.Safer hygiene promotion is done by targeting a particular target group to discover their ideas so that one can know the basis for their motivational strategies.
Positive hygiene promotion messages
The best way for adults and children entertained, they listen attentively. Hygiene promotion messages or projects which will try to frighten their spectators will alienate them. The message should be cleanness is next to godliness.
Channels of communication
It is significant to appreciate how the targeted population communicates. So it ‘s nice to learn their proper channel of communication example which percentage of the people listen to the radio and attend religious and social gatherings. It is easier to use traditional channels for communication rather setting new channels of communication. The communication methods should many be cost friendly so that it is easy to reinforce whatever we are trying to put across.
Come up with a plan, implement, monitor and assess hygiene promotion carefully. Collect information regularly on the population coverage and output achieved. Have the occasionally assess indicators of the impact of hygiene promotion on the targeted populations and the behavior.