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ETS believes it is important to keep the trade press and general public informed on further advances in the field of proper hand hygiene.
We therefore regularly inform the press on the latest news.

Here is an overview of all Press Releases published by the European Tissue Symposium throughout years. For tailored information or specific questions, please reach out to our PR agency duomedia (duo@duomedia.com or phone: 0032 2 560 21 50).
They’ll make sure you get the information you need.

 

September 2018 – LEADING MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGIST PROFESSOR MARK WILCOX TO PRESENT HIS LATEST STUDY AT INFECTION PREVENTION SOCIETY CONFERENCE 2018

 

September 2018 – MULTISITE HOSPITAL STUDY DEMONSTRATES HAND DRYING METHOD CAN AFFECT RISK OF BACTERIAL DISSEMINATION IN REAL WORLD SETTINGS

(English)       (German)       (French)       (Italian)       (Spanish)       (Polish)       (Dutch)     

 

August 2018 – HAND HYGIENE GUIDANCE PUBLISHED BY SF2H IN THEIR PRESTIGIOUS FRENCH HOSPITAL HYGIENE JOURNAL HIGHLIGHTS THE RISKS POSED BY ELECTRIC DRYERS

(English)       (German)       (French)       (Italian)       (Spanish)       (Polish)       (Dutch) 

 

May 2018 – HAND DRYING METHOD CAN AFFECT RISK OF MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION IN HOSPITAL SETTINGS – Highlights of multisite study presented  at RAI/Interclean 2018

(English)        (German)        (French)       (Italian)       (Spanish)       (Polish)         (Dutch)

 

April 2018 – PROFESSOR MARK WILCOX PRESENTED LATEST RESEARCH STUDY AT ECCMID 2018

(English)        (German)        (French)       (Italian)       (Spanish)       (Polish)         (Dutch)

 

February 2018  –  GOOD HAND HYGIENE IS CRUCIAL IN HELPING TO WARD OFF THE FLU THIS WINTER

(English)        (German)        (French)       (Italian)       (Spanish)       (Polish)         (Dutch)

 

November 2017 – ETS TO PARTICIPATE AT FIS 2017 IN BIRMINGHAM

 

October 2017 – PILOT STUDY SUGGESTS HOSPITAL WASHROOMS WITH JET AIR DRYERS CARRY MORE GERMS

(English)        (German)        (French)       (Italian)       (Spanish)       (Polish)         (Dutch)

 

June 2017 – EUROPEAN TISSUE ASSOCIATION APPOINTS FANIS PAPAKOSTAS AS CHAIRMAN

 

May 2017 – ETS TO PARTICIPATE IN PULIRE VERONA 2017

(English)          (Italian)       

 

February 2017 – ETS TO PARTICIPATE IN TISSUE WORLD 2017

(English)        (German)        (Italian)         (Spanish)    

 

October 2016 – WINTER IS COMING: KEY TIPS TO HELP WARD OFF THE FLU

 

October 2016 – HANDWASHING AND HAND DRYING GO HAND-IN-HAND FOR LONG-TERM HEALTH

 

September 2016 – ETS TO PARTICIPATE AT FIS/HIS 2016

 

July 2016 – EUROPEAN TISSUE ASSOCIATION APPOINTS FANIS PAPAKOSTAS AS VICE CHAIRMAN

 

June 2016 – 9 OUT OF 10 PEOPLE PREFER PAPER TOWELS TO JET AIR DRYERS IN WASHROOMS

(English)        (German)        (French)       (Italian)         (Spanish)         (Polish)   

 

May 2016 – RESEARCH PRESENTED AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 SHOWS THAT SINGLE-USE TOWELS OFFER THE MOST HYGIENIC OPTION FOR HAND DRYING

 

March 2016 – SINGLE-USE TOWELS OFFER THE MOST HYGIENIC WAY TO REDUCE THE RISK OF THE TRANSMISSION OF VIRUSES WHEN DRYING HANDS IN THE WASHROOM

(English)        (German)        (French)       (Italian)       (Spanish)         (Polish)       (Dutch)

 

March 2016 – FOURTH YEAR MEDICAL STUDENT SCOOPS TOP PRIZE IN ETS 2015 ESSAY COMPETITION

 

January 2016 – ETS TO PARTICIPATE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016

 

November 2015 – EUROPEAN TISSUE INDUSTRY LAUNCHES NEW CENTRAL INFORMATION HUB FOR HAND HYGIENE

 

September 2015 – RESEARCH ON POTENTIAL INFECTION RISKS FROM HAND DRYERS IN THE WASHROOM TO FEATURE AT EUROPEAN PUBLIC HEALTH CONFERENCE IN MILAN

 

May 2015 – SPREADING THE WORD, NOT THE MICROBES, ON SAFE HAND DRYING TO OPTIMISE HAND HYGIENE

 

April 2015 – HAND DRYING WITH SINGLE USE TOWELS SHOWS LOWER LEVEL OF AIRBORNE MICROBE DISPERSAL AND CONTAMINATION AFTER VISITING THE WASHROOM THAN OTHER HAND DRYING METHODS

(English)        (German)        (French)         (Italian)       (Spanish)     (Polish)        (Dutch)

 

April 2015 – Keep the bugs at bay by drying hands with single use towels
(Keith Redway peer reviewed study – Westminster University)

(English)        (German)        (French)         (Italian)       (Spanish)     (Polish)        (Dutch)

 

(English)         (German)        (French)         (Italian)        (Spanish)     (Polish)       (Dutch)

 

November 2013:  Consensus of a Panel of Experts finds towels the most hygienic way to dry hands

(English)        (German)         (French)         (Italian)       (Spanish)        (Polish)      

 

 

October 2013 – ETS partners with Duomedia

 

February 2009 – New evidence suggests electric hand dryers in public toilets pose health risk

 

Februry 2009 – Are Air Dryers Hygienic?

 

December 2008 – With hygiene top of mind, according to Intermetra study,  Europeans prefer to dry their hands with paper towels!

(English)         (German)       (Spanish)      (Finnish)      (French)      (Italian)

(Dutch)            (Polish)          (Russian)      (Swedish)     (Turkish)

 

March 2007 – Paper Towels and Napkins: fastest growing tissue category in Europe

 

December 2006 – Tapping into the growth potential of Facial Tissues

 

June 2006 – Toilet Paper – A commodity to be flushed?