SARAYA received the Minister of Foreign Affairs Deputy Director Award at the inaugural Japan SDGs Awards. The ceremony was held at the Prime Minister's official residence on 26 December 2017, hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Annual Congress on Control and Prevention of Healthcare-Related Infections (ISPM-2017) organized by Rospotrebnadzor Research Institute of Disinfectology and the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection of the Russian Federation was held on November 14-15, 2017 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Saraya Co., Ltd. participated in Medica 2017, which was held in Dusseldorf, Germany from 13th to 16th November. The Medica is a biggest exhibition for medical products in the world and there were 123,500 visitors from 130 countries this time.
SARAYA Co., Ltd. (HQ: Osaka / President Yusuke Saraya) has reached an agreement to acquire a share of Avenir Detergence SAS, a French sales and manufacturing company of sanitation and hygiene products.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the considerable global threats which affecting health of anyone in the world. Various infectious diseases such as pneumonia and tuberculosis are now becoming difficult to treat due to the resistance against antibiotics according to the WHO.
"Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives." – The Global Handwashing Partnership
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), who touts “365 days of commitment” to infection prevention is holding its International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW). This event is “7 days of focus” every third week of October to raise awareness on the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety.
The very first Train the Trainer program in Malaysia was held in Kuching from August 15th to the 17th. This milestone project was fully supported by SARAYA and organized by the University of Geneva Hospitals, WHO Collaboration Center on Patient Safety with staff from Sarawak General Hospital and was endorsed by Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
SARAYA has opened two new websites for its CSR initiatives in Uganda. Wash A Million Hands! Project & 100% Hospital Hand Hygiene Project For the Wash A Million Hands! Project, SARAYA has donated 1% of its sales of many household soaps and hand sanitizers to support the educational activities of UNICEF regarding hand washing.