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This document is intended to start discussions around quantifying the need for safe injection equipment and the amount of infectious sharps waste produced by testing and treatment programs for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. The analysis was developed to support advocacy efforts to integrate injection safety as an essential element of all health care programs.

Corporate author(s): PATH

Publication date: June 2009

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Region: Global

See also:

Health technologiesSafe injection

Emerging and epidemic diseasesTuberculosis

Emerging and epidemic diseasesMalaria

Emerging and epidemic diseasesHIV and AIDS

Health technologiesHealth care waste management

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