This document identifies key steps and information relevant to the development and implementation of a national procurement policy on safe-injection equipment. The intention is to increase patient and health worker safety, and especially to avoid medical transmission of bloodborne infections such as HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.

Corporate author(s): Making Medical Injections Safer

Publication date: April 2010

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Region: Global

See also:

Health technologiesSafe injection

Health technologiesHealth care waste management

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