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VR Clean Hands Training from Tork Receives Amsterdam Innovation Award 2020

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The interactive hand hygiene training simulation, Tork VR Clean Hands Training app, was awarded this year’s Amsterdam Innovation Award 2020 in the Related Products/Services category. The VR training lets users practice each of WHO's “5 Moments of Hand Hygiene” in a series of real-life situations to increase hand hygiene compliance, which ultimately can save lives. 

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The interactive hand hygiene training simulation, Tork VR Clean Hands Training app, was awarded this year’s Amsterdam Innovation Award 2020 in the Related Products/Services category. The VR training lets users practice each of WHO's “5 Moments of Hand Hygiene” in a series of real-life situations to increase hand hygiene compliance, which ultimately can save lives. 

Road to Recovery: How Hand Hygiene Can Remain Top of Mind

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On May 12th, International Nurses Day, we honor the significant contributions nurses make to society. This year, acknowledging the invaluable role these individuals have made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic feels particularly important. While nurses continue serving on the front lines, there is no better time for healthcare facilities to reinforce the importance of hand hygiene and sanitization to ensure that nurses can continue to perform their jobs as safely and effectively as possible and provide much-needed care to patients in need.

Essity Invests in Production of Face Masks

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To support society and health and elderly care, hygiene and health company Essity has acquired three new machines for large-scale production of face masks. With this investment, the Group will produce face masks in factories in Mexico, Sweden, and the US.

“The demand for face masks in the fight against COVID-19 is substantial and with this investment we hope to meet some of this demand. Contributing to society is one of our key priorities under the current circumstances,” says Donato Giorgio, President Global Manufacturing at Essity.  

Safe at Work: COVID-19 Healthcare Toolkit from Tork

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As new and former healthcare workers are entering the workforce to meet increased demand, it's more important than ever to reinforce proper hand hygiene to control the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.

According to the World Health Organization’s “My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene” approach, it is important to use hand sanitizers or wash hands with soap and water to maintain proper hand hygiene. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important to perform hand hygiene, including:

Tork Launches “Safe at Work” Toolkit to Help Front Line Healthcare Workers Carry On

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PHILADELPHIA, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In connection to World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5, Tork, the leading global professional hygiene brand, is launching the Safe at Work: COVID-19 Healthcare Toolkit. This free, downloadable toolkit offers resources and guidelines for front line healthcare workers to implement effective hand hygiene, surface hygiene and hand sanitizer dispenser placement practices to support continued efforts to protect patients and staff.

50 Ways to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

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Although many Earth Day activities—whether in your personal life, in your community or within your company—may look and feel differently this year, the COVID-19 crisis has shown us just how precious ‘outside’ really is. And one of the unexpected outcomes of “stay-at-home” orders is a reduction in smog and air pollution, a reduction in river pollution and even endangered sea turtles again laying egg on empty beaches.   
 

Essity to Supply Surgical Masks for Healthcare Use

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Hygiene and health company Essity has commenced production in Sweden of surgical masks for use by healthcare providers. The development has been in close dialogue with the Swedish government and the National Board of Health and Welfare. The aim is to deliver the first masks within the next few weeks.

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Hygiene and health company Essity has commenced production in Sweden of surgical masks for use by healthcare providers. The development has been in close dialogue with the Swedish government and the National Board of Health and Welfare. The aim is to deliver the first masks within the next few weeks.

Essity Donation to UNF and WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

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Essity has donated $200,000 to the United Nations Foundation to support the World Health Organization’s lifesaving work to help all countries to prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as supporting finding a vaccine.

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Essity has donated $200,000 to the United Nations Foundation to support the World Health Organization’s lifesaving work to help all countries to prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as supporting finding a vaccine.

Tork Releases New Insights About Sustainable Life Away from Home

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Global Professional Hygiene brand Tork is contributing to a more Sustainable Life Away from Home. This includes sharing global insights and trends about the value a commitment to sustainable business practices can have on people’s lives, not just at home, but also where they work, dine and travel.

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Global Professional Hygiene brand Tork is contributing to a more Sustainable Life Away from Home. This includes sharing global insights and trends about the value a commitment to sustainable business practices can have on people’s lives, not just at home, but also where they work, dine and travel.

Essity Convenes Global Dialogue 2019 with United Nations Foundation

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Hygiene and health company Essity continues its commitment to breaking barriers to well-being by convening the United Nations Foundation’s annual Global Dialogue on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These were adopted by the United Nations in 2015. The dialogue, held at the UN headquarters in New York, gathers representatives from the UN system, public and private sector, and civil society to discuss actions to make progress on the SDGs.

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Hygiene and health company Essity continues its commitment to breaking barriers to well-being by convening the United Nations Foundation’s annual Global Dialogue on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These were adopted by the United Nations in 2015. The dialogue, held at the UN headquarters in New York, gathers representatives from the UN system, public and private sector, and civil society to discuss actions to make progress on the SDGs.

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