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Disposable-syringe jet injectors have the potential to deliver vaccines safely and affordably. However, there are complex cost considerations that must be taken into account with any new technology. This article, published in Vaccine, estimates the incremental costs of transitioning from needles and syringes to delivering childhood vaccines with disposable-syringe jet injectors in Brazil, India, and South Africa.

Author(s): Griffiths UK, Santos AC, Nundy N, Jacoby E, Matthias D

Corporate author(s): London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, PATH

Publication date: October 2010

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Region: Global

See also:

Health technologiesVaccine delivery

Health technologiesSafe injection

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