The Public Hygiene Council (PHC) organised its annual networking get-together with the schools' Uniformed Groups (UGs) on 20 February 2020. This year's event focused on sharing PHC’s new initiatives such as the Sustainable Bright Spots, R.I.S.E. (Reach, Inspire, Synergise, Empower) champions network and Un
littering with Mary Chongo social media campaign.
PHC Chairman, Mr Edward D’Silva, discussed issues such as how littering can have a harmful effect to the environment and is hazardous to our health. Taking reference from the current Covid-19 outbreak, dengue situation as well as the shortage of cleaners in the near future, he emphasised the need for Singaporeans to take responsibility and practise good hygiene habits such as returning trays and binning of trash.
Mr Tony Tan, Executive Director of PHC, encouraged more collaboration with UGs to convey the message of keeping public spaces clean and hygienic.
PHC Chairman, Mr Edward D’Silva, addressing the cleanliness and hygiene issues faced in Singapore.