H4. Hygiene solutions
Essity’s aim is to convey knowledge about hygiene to customers and consumers. In 2018, Essity educated around 2.5 million people in health and hygiene. Most, 66%, were children and teenagers who were educated in good hand hygiene and young girls about menstruation. Other target groups for this training were caregivers, doctors, staff at residential care facilities, parents and the immediate family to pensioners. Areas covered by the training sessions included hand hygiene, puberty and menstruation, incontinence, wound care and parental education.