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As part of our Essentials Initiative, we aim to increase hygiene standards globally by creating awareness around significant hygiene and health events.

These events not only bring awareness to our hygiene initiatives, but also, provide opportunities for the collaboration of hygiene experts with men, women and children from all walks of life, to improve everyday hygiene and health.


World Hand Hygiene Day

Promotes the fight against healthcare associated infections by practicing good hand hygiene, which also reduces the need for antibiotics. 


World Lymphedema Day

An annual advocate-driven celebration. This is our opportunity to educate the world about the extent of this global "lymphedemic."

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women's rights.


Menstrual Hygiene Day

We want to break down the taboos and stereotypes surrounding menstruation by removing the menstruation stigmas and replacing advocacy with action.


Global Handwashing Day

An initiative which focused on the importance of hand hygiene and its impact and consequences


Wound Care Awareness

Advancing the fight against wound infections


World Continence Week

Through sparking discussions and innovation, improved continence care can reduce the caregiver’s burden and re-establish affected individuals as active members of society.