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World Hand Hygiene Day

New research study highlights possible hygiene risks on surfaces in hospitals

To help raise awareness about the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare settings, leading global hygiene and health company SCA, together with RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) is proud to share new research looking at the prevalence of bacteria found within patient surroundings. Click here to read the full press release behind the research


Dispenser Placement for Hospitals

 Research shows that hand hygiene dispenser placements have an impact on Hand Hygiene compliance rates . To help healthcare institutions maximize positive hygiene impact, Tork has created this short video to support hospitals in dispenser placement decisions.

Click here to watch the full video!


Hand Hygiene Challenge Quiz

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE! With the Hand Hygiene Challenge.  Maybe you can be a Hand Hygiene Super Hero?  START THE QUIZ NOW!


Infographic 

Learn more about the role of Hand Hygiene in Reducing Health Care-Associated Infections (HAIs) including the role of dispenser placement in maximizing usage. Click here for to download the infographic.


Podcast

SCA is proud to share new research looking at the prevalence of bacteria found within patient surroundings.  This recent study sponsored by Vinnova, the Swedish government  looked at ways to decrease health care-associated infections. In this podcast we spoke with Brigitta Bergstrom, a microbiologist involved in the Vinnova project, and Carolyn Berland, a senior scientist in R&D at SCA to discuss the findings from the study and why hand hygiene is so crucial in health care settings.

Click here to listen to the podcast.