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PATH and Vietnam's National Expanded Program on Immunization pilot tested the use of a needle-remover device in rural Vietnam. This fact sheet reports on health workers' experience that needle removers were easy to operate, safe, and effective for treating contaminated syringes at health centers and in the community.

Corporate author(s): PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Publication date: 2007

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Region: Asia

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