Be careful…

- Coronavirus is more stable on plastic and stainless steel. - NIH study found that the Coronavirus survives for longer up to 2-3 days on plastic and stainless-steel surfaces. - A study published in lancet reported Coronavirus to survive on plastic and stainless steel for even upto 7 days. Fear is even spreading faster than the disastrous virus as COVID-19 has crashed the economies and killed millions worldwide. It’s not strange now to see people disinfecting commonly encountered surfaces. Our various everyday products and surfaces are made of plastics or steel usually; that…Read more

Have you ordered for CORONAVIRUS?

Coronavirus can sustain on plastic surfaces for 2-3 days - Is your delivery boy following necessary recommendations to avoid Coronavirus transmission? - Reuters reported that delivery drivers for several companies say their jam-packed routes don’t allow them to follow recommended safety procedures, like stopping to wash their hands [1]. - One driver for Uber and Postmates who showed symptoms of COVID-19 said he couldn’t qualify for paid sick leave without a confirmed diagnosis, but due to the testing shortage getting one proved impossible. He continued to work, Reuters reported [1]. What will happen…Read more

A Potential Threat, Often Ignored

Your facemask is not protecting you completely; Viruses & Bacteria are still retained on its outer surface, causing a potential threat of transmission Pathogens on the outer surface of the masks may cause self-contamination. Coronavirus, Adenovirus, bocavirus, respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus were most commonly isolated. A hospital study demonstrated highest bacterial and fungal contamination on outside of the used mask. Staphylococcus spp. and Aspergillus spp were the predominant species found on the facemask surface. Why do you wear a facemask? An obvious intention is to protect from viruses and bacteria. Are…Read more

Oral Hygiene – Protector® Antibacterial Toothbrushes

Tooth bushing is vital for Oral Hygiene and good dental practices are imperative to keep teeth healthy and in fettle state. However, toothbrushes can get contaminated by Viruses, Bacteria and Microbes, not only form oral cavity of the user, but also by the environment in which toothbrushes are kept such as enclosed in plastic cover, placed in a shared brush holder. Moist environment of the washroom is an ideal place for bacteria to grow and flushing of toilet while uncovered add more and more bacteria & microbes in the washroom environment. Various studies…Read more

Protector® Antimicrobial Face Masks

An Effective Line of Defense against Viruses (Coronavirus), Bacteria & MicrobesFace masks are intended to be used by medical personnel, patients and general public for the protection against microorganisms, dust particles and fluids. Facemasks are definitely good choice to minimize the exposure to microorganisms and dust particles present in the environment; however, in certain conditions facemask may promote microbial buildup and thus spread infections. Specifically, in current pandemic face masks have become part of our daily life to keep ourselves protected from Coronavirus, however; choosing the right face mask is quite important. Protector® Antimicrobial…Read more

WHY ORAL HYGIENE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT???

Oral Diseases May Contribute To Various Systemic Diseases Dental health is critical and sympathetically contribute to your body health and quality of life. Slight negligence towards your oral hygiene may ultimately have detrimental effects on your physical and mental health.  According to Global Burden of Disease Study;more than 3.9 billion people are affected by oral diseases around the world with dental caries or tooth decay being most chronic and a great health challenge; prevalent in approximately half of the world’s population. Our teeth extensively contribute towards chewing food and get exposed to various…Read more

“Mishandling of Infectious Waste Can Cause Infection Spread”

Healthcare waste mishandling issues are worldwide. Waste if not managed poorly can result in outbreak of infectious and noncommunicable diseases. Hospital waste has increased greatly in recent years, particularly hospitals now use more disposable items, such as syringes, cutlery, food trays, bed pans, etc. Hospitals waste can be categorized into medical, cytotoxic and general waste. The medical waste are solid waste produced in tremendous amount which is generated as a result of patient diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of humans or animals, in related research, and this waste is capable of producing infectious diseases.…Read more

Is Air Quality Safe to Inhale?

In healthcare setups, Healthcare Workers (HCWs) are at greater risk of getting infected from contaminated instruments or equipment and from the hospital environment. Patients and HCWs might present no sign and symptoms of diseases, but can be the carriers of chronic diseases or host to the potential infectious agents. The indoor air quality is an important aspect of the hospital environment and also a major factor in disease spread. Exposure to the indoor contaminations air such as allergies, asthma and respiratory diseases affects the healthcare personnel. The biological  aerosols  e.g., viruses, bacteria and…Read more

Contaminated Gloves Increase the Risk of HAIs Prevalence in Healthcare Set-ups

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) have become increased concern in healthcare set ups such as hospitals and clinics. HAIs are the infections that develop during Patient’s course of stay at hospitals that were not present before the admission of patient. HAIs have escalated morbidity and mortality rates and have also prolonged the patient’s stay at hospitals which in turn has increased the cost of healthcare and treatments.  To overcome the spread of HAIs, Hand hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) protocols such as washing of hands and wearing of gloves are globally emphasized by Centers…Read more

Protector® Providing Complete Antimicrobial Disposable Range to Reduce HAIs prevalence in Hospitals!!

Standard infection control practices are carried out in every hospital. Despite hospitals best efforts to minimize the infection rates, healthcare workers such as doctors, surgeons, dentists, clinical officers, and nurses are still contracting infections and diseases while dealing with the patients, resulting in increased cross-contamination rate among hospital staff. Moreover, hospital co-workers are more liable at spreading infections through direct contact and indirect contact with inanimate and animate objects. Health-care Associated Infections (HAIs) have become increased concern both in the developed and developing countries. Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs), also known as nosocomial infections, are…Read more
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