Resani AS is a Life Science company headquartered in Oslo Science Park, Oslo Norway – with the vision of providing its unique and superior hand sanitization and compliance monitoring system to the European and global healthcare sector, to combat the increasing number of cases of Health-Care Associated Infections (HAI) such as MRSA, VRE and C-diff.
Across the EU, four million patients are affected by Health-Care Associated Infections (HAI) every year, causing pain, longer stays in hospital, long-term disabilities and increased resistance to antimicrobials. Around 37,000 people die each year due to a HAIs. The cost is almost €7 billion a year with an average cost of 9,000 € per case. Many of these infections, deaths and costs can be reduced by improved hand sanitization.
A series of initiatives from the World Health Organisation – WHO, such as SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign (2009), Clean Care is Safer Care program (2005-2015), and Infection Prevention and Control (2015-2017), that focus on the prevention of on-site infection among healthcare workers and patients, are boosting market expansion by creating more awareness. This has led to the increasing use of soaps, hand wash, sanitizers, rubs, and disinfectants that are guiding the market growth.