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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Related regions: Global
- Emerging and epidemic diseases > Drug development > HIV and AIDS
- Emerging and epidemic diseases > Malaria
- Emerging and epidemic diseases > Tuberculosis
- Health technologies > Health care waste management
- Health technologies > Safe injection
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