publication . Article . 2013

A Study of impact of Education on Awareness, Personal Hygiene and Practices of food handlers of a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kashmir, India

Hina; Wani MA; Rehana K; Jan Farooq; Pandita K.K;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2013 Journal: Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health, volume 2, issue 2 (issn: 2277-9604, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Makhdoomi Printers
Abstract
Background Each year 9.4 million people suffer from food borne diseases throughout the world; everyday cases related to food borne diseases are recorded in all countries from the most to the least developed ones. A major risk of food contamination lies with the food handlers.Several food borne disease outbreaks have been reported to have been associated with poor personal hygiene of people handling food stuffs. Method A questionnaire was structured for the purpose of data collection to find out effect of educational background on personal hygiene, awareness regarding transmission of food borne infections and routine practices among food handler of the food estab...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Food borne diseases, food handlers, unaided eye, food hygiene, Knowledge, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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