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Essity Medical Solutions are on the verge of launching a new campaign supporting antimicrobial stewardship, with the kick off at the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) in June.
A global campaign #Wound_Warriors is launched in August by the Essity Health and Medical Solutions Wound Care teams. In this campaign we explain our unique therapeutic approach and how it contributes to the prevention and management of infections.
We aim to recruit more “wound warriors” amongst our customers, partners and stakeholders to learn more about antimicrobial resistance in wound care and discover we can support them in this fight.
Learn more: Wound Warriors
Preventing wound infections is about the best combination of actions and solutions to minimize the risk of infection. Research into this combined approach is important in advancing the fight against wound infections, which is why we are in constant dialogue with healthcare professionals, researchers, facility managers and key opinion leaders. We aim to help advance clinical and healthcare practice.
Our Medical Solutions portfolio contains best-in-class innovations specifically designed to ensure seamless therapy progression for the treatment of acute and chronic / difficult to heal wounds.
Acute Wound Care with products for acute, non-complex wounds – from daily cuts, grazes and surgical incisions through to post-surgery wound care.
Advanced Wound Care (AWC) with products for treatment of complex and especially chronic wounds – such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers and pressure ulcers.
It is estimated that unless action is taken, the burden of deaths from resistant bacteria could increase to 10 million lives per year by 2050. As a key provider of hand hygiene and wound care solutions, we want to support the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Listen to Prof. Dr Karsten Hemmerich explain the fact that more than 34 million people suffers from chronic wounds and what can be done to fix it.