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May 5th is the World Health Organization (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day. Essity supports the focus on Infection Prevention and Control, including evidence-based hand hygiene, which is critical for the quality of care of patients across all levels of the health system. With the launch of our Tork Clean Care program, we contribute pro-actively with trends, insights and innovations that improve hygiene across workplace, school and healthcare environments.

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Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections

Hand hygiene is especially important in healthcare settings where hand hygiene reduces the risk of patients contracting infections and developing diseases like for example sepsis.


Hand hygiene to be a higher priority

A new survey conducted by Tork spanning five different countries reveals that more than half of surveyed healthcare professionals would like hand hygiene to be given higher priority.


Join us in becoming an advocate

Read more about improving hand hygiene, download valuable tools


Bringing People Together

Essity is supporting the Private Organization for Patient Safety and the WHO around the theme of ‘bringing people together’ to promote effective hand hygiene practices globally.


Hand hygiene toolkit

For more details on hand hygiene insights, products, services and education, visit Tork.

Wound care products

For more details on wound care products for health care that prevent spread infections, visit Cutimed and Leukoplast.