In South Africa, BIC has recently supplied thousands of pens, pencils and razors to the state hospitals that are under the most pressure as a result of COVID-19.

According to the stationary brand, providing writing materials for individual and personal use not only facilitates the daily lives of health professionals but also contributes to their protection.

The brand adds that the supply of personal care products will assist in the improved hygiene of patients and hospital staff.

"This is a simple way in which BIC can make a meaningful contribution, while offering a gesture of thanks for the tireless effort and work of health professionals," says Lillian Henderson, BIC marketing director, South East and Central Africa.

BIC has called on South Africans to not only play their part but to also show support. "Now is the time that healthcare workers need our support more than ever," concludes the team at BIC.

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