Dr Giorgia Gon
BA, MSc, PhD
My research focuses on infection prevention in low and middle-income countries. Behavioural change and evaluation design are cross-cutting areas of interest. I hold a BA in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford and an MSc and PhD in Epidemiology at LSHTM.
Hospital cleaning -
CLEAN FRONTLINE: I am co-leading a stepped wedge trial testing the effectiveness of an environmental hygiene training in improving surface cleanliness across 13 Cambodian hospital.
EWASH: I am the principal investigator of a multi-period cross over trial testing the efficacy of hypochlorous acid for hospital surface cleanliness in Nigeria.
Hand Hygiene -
FAARM - I am invesitgating whether social norms have changed as a result of a nutrition and hygiene intervention across 96 communities in Bangladesh.
Other active projets include include a randomised trial aiming to improvide hand hygiene of health workers in long term facilities in Italy, and invesitgating whether hand hygiene is a protective factor for COVID-19 among health workers using a multi-country case-control study.
I am the co-organisers of Basic Epidemiology and I teach on in-house courses in statistics, evaluation methods.