Ria Sinha

Ria Sinha

Ria Sinha is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Humanities and Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. She trained as an infectious disease scientist at Imperial College London.

Latest from Ria Sinha

Opinion | Covid-19 hygiene: are we sanitising our way to the next health disaster?

Liberal use of disinfectant may protect us from Covid-19 in the short term, but harm public health in the long run. In the current sanitising frenzy, the ominous threat of antimicrobial resistance has fallen off the world’s agenda.

13 Aug 2020 - 9:28AM

Liberal use of disinfectant may protect us from Covid-19 in the short term, but harm public health in the long run. In the current sanitising frenzy, the ominous threat of antimicrobial resistance has fallen off the world’s agenda.

Covid-19 hygiene: are we sanitising our way to the next health disaster?
Opinion | Why dengue fever prevention calls for attention to the big picture, not just the pests in our own backyards

Hong Kong can draw on both its history of epidemics and the talent and technological expertise in the Pearl River Delta region to tackle mosquito-borne diseases.

12 Sep 2018 - 3:14PM

Hong Kong can draw on both its history of epidemics and the talent and technological expertise in the Pearl River Delta region to tackle mosquito-borne diseases.

Why dengue fever prevention calls for attention to the big picture, not just the pests in our own backyards