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New Virtual Reality Training from Tork is a Game Changer for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance

Recent study shows that 80% of healthcare professionals say they would like to improve their hand hygiene compliance
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Essity's Tork brand launches Tork VR Clean Hands Training and Education, a solution specifically designed to make hand hygiene training more engaging and inspiring for healthcare professionals. This new and unique way of training is a result of our collaboration with world-leading hand hygiene experts at the Infection Prevention and Control Program at the University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland, 2019 and hospitals around the world​.

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Essity's Tork brand launches Tork VR Clean Hands Training and Education, a solution specifically designed to make hand hygiene training more engaging and inspiring for healthcare professionals. This new and unique way of training is a result of our collaboration with world-leading hand hygiene experts at the Infection Prevention and Control Program at the University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland, 2019 and hospitals around the world​.

Tork Clean Care: Hygiene Tips for Food Service Staff

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The Tork Clean Care program provides a wide range of expertise and hygiene solutions for the food service industry, making sure that both your guests and employees, as well as your image – are well taken care of.

Good hygiene practices are good business

Essity Invests in Wheat Straw Technology to Improve Circularity of Tissue Products

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Did you know that almost 50% of wheat straw goes to waste? Find out how Essity is using wheat straw to improve the circularity of tissue products. Read more #circulareconomy
 
Find out how wheat straw is revolutionizing the sustainable production of tissue products.
 

Essity Invests in Sustainable Alternative Fiber Technology

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From Farm to Factory - Essity Invests in Sustainable Fiber Technology To Integrate Alternative Fiber into Consumer and Professional Hygiene Tissue Products

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From Farm to Factory - Essity Invests in Sustainable Fiber Technology To Integrate Alternative Fiber into Consumer and Professional Hygiene Tissue Products

Essity's 2018 Sustainability Report: Circular Economy and UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Contribute to a Sustainable and Circular Society

Essity’s objective is to develop products and services for a sustainable and circular society. Circularity is a business model that involves striving to reduce resource consumption and an efficient recycling or composting of our hygiene and health products. This means we must include this in our innovation work and develop new business models that create new business opportunities for Essity. 

World Hand Hygiene Day 2019

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World Hand Hygiene Day is a time to highlight the importance of hand hygiene in health care. Proper hand hygiene is considered one of the most important methods of preventing and controlling infection in healthcare facilities – and the power is in your hands.

Learn more about hand hygiene best practices and download the Hygiene Self-Assessment Tool.

New Survey Reveals Importance of Hand Hygiene

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A new survey spanning five different countries reveals that more than half of healthcare professionals would like hand hygiene to be given higher priority. Most healthcare-associated infections are preventable through good hand hygiene – cleaning hands at the right times and in the right way.

Take action by downloading tools to evaluate and improve hand hygiene in your facility.

Resources for World Hand Hygiene Day 2019

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Clean care for all – it’s in your hands.

May 5th is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day. Take action by downloading tools to evaluate and  improve hand hygiene in your facility. Take action and improve infection control practices by downloading the WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework

Essity's 2018 Sustainability Report

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This is Essity

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We improve people’s well-being through our products and services.

Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the globally leading brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.

Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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Do Patients Care About Sustainability?

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The short answer to our headline question is a resounding “Yes.” Today’s hospital patients care about sustainability in a big way. They are much like consumers in all categories, three quarters of whom are more likely to buy a product or service if the organization behind it is committed to sustainable practices. It’s no wonder, then, that hospitals are investing in better care for the planet as part of their core mission to provide the best care for patients.

94% of patients say sustainability matters

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