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Hygiene Matters

Through its Hygiene Matters initiative, Essity aims to raise awareness of the connection between hygiene, health and well-being among decision makers, experts and the general public around the world. As one of the world’s largest companies offering hygiene solutions, Essity has the knowledge, experience and dedication to help raise hygiene standards in the world, and we are fully committed to making it happen. Through our training programs, we reach 2,000,000 people annually.  

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Content from this campaign

Essity Hosts Thought-provoking Seminar at World Health Assembly
The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the world's highest health policy setting body. Its main tasks are to decide major public health policy questions, approve the World Health Organization’s work programme and budget, and elect its Director General. Together with our UN partner WSSCC and Wateraid, Essity hosted an event focusing...
Jul 14, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Tork Impacts Hand Hygiene Compliance in Hospitals
Research shows that hand hygiene dispenser placements have an impact on Hand Hygiene compliance rates . To help healthcare institutions maximize positive hygiene impact, Tork has created this short video to support hospitals in dispenser placement decisions. Learn more about Essity...
Jun 8, 2017 8:00 AM ET
The Role of Hand Hygiene in Reducing Health Care-associated Infections
Learn more about the role of Hand Hygiene in Reducing Health Care-Associated Infections (HAIs) including the role of dispenser placement in maximizing usage. Visit Tork | Better Business in HealthCare to learn more about the importance of dispenser placement.    Learn more ...
Jun 6, 2017 8:15 AM ET
SCA Proud Participant in New Research Study Highlighting Possible Hygiene Risks on Surfaces in Hospitals
Today is World Hand Hygiene Day, which is a campaign by the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote hand hygiene in health care settings. SCA has shared new research on the prevalence of bacteria found within patient surrounding. The results reinforce the need for healthcare workers to wash or sanitize their hands after the “fifth moment” of...
May 5, 2017 12:45 PM ET
Hygiene Matters on World Health Day and Beyond
Each April, World Health Day celebrates the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) and renews the call to action for governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to work together to raise public health standards around the world. It is also a chance to focus on and elevate the most pressing health issues facing global citizens, with the attention of global leaders driving...
Apr 7, 2017 11:10 AM ET