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Topic: Injection safety and waste management

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Guidelines for Implementing a National Procurement Policy to Integrate Safe-Injection Equipment

This report identifies key steps and information relevant to the development and implementation of a national procurement policy on safe-injection equipment, which includes safety devices for immunizations. The intention is to increase patient and …

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer

Published: 2010

Guidelines for National Strategies for the Safe and Appropriate Use of Injections

This two-page document summarizes key elements to assist in the development of a national strategy for ensuring safe and appropriate use of injections.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2000

Guiding Principles for Managing Medical Waste

This document provides a brief overview of key considerations for developing a medical waste-management plan at the facility, district, and national levels.

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Health Care Waste Management: Sharing the Responsibility

This fact sheet outlines the importance of health care waste management and suggests ways government programs can improve current practices.

Author: PATH; John Snow, Inc.

Published: 2010

Health Care Without Harm

Health Care Without Harm is an international coalition of more than 500 organizations in 53 countries working to ensure that the health care sector is not a source of harm to people and the environment. They aim to implement ecologically sound and …

Author: Health Care Without Harm

Healthcare Waste Management

This website is designed to promote the safe management of health care waste through news, publications, general information, and services for professionals in health care waste management.

Author: World Health Organization

A HealthTech Report: Field Evaluation of the Acceptability and Feasibility of Syringe Melters in Indonesia

This report shares findings from a field evaluation of three syringe melters temporarily placed in five health centers in Indonesia, which aimed to assess the field performance of the devices, acceptability by health workers, fit into the existing …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Helping PEPFAR Partners Manage Health Care Waste: Practical Approaches and Lessons Learned From Uganda and Nigeria

This paper describes the process, tools, and strategies used in the Making Medical Injections Safer project to successfully engage the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) implementing partners in Uganda and Nigeria to improve …

Author: PATH, John Snow Inc.

Published: 2009

Hepatitis B Immunization: Introducing Hepatitis B Vaccine Into National Immunization Services

This document outlines the introduction process for hepatitis B vaccine into national immunization services. It offers a summary of WHO policies and practices regarding hepatitis B immunization, and includes information on immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2001

Immunizing Children Against Haemophilus influenzae type b

Part of the "Training Resource Series," this training manual for vaccinators can be adapted for specific national programs. In addition to key technical content—including sections on using monovalent, quadrivalent, or pentavalent Hib vaccine …

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Immunizing Children Against Hepatitis B

Part of the "Training Resource Series," this unique training module was specially designed to be easy to adapt for specific national programs. In addition to key technical content—including sections on using monovalent, quadrivalent, or …

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Improved Injection Practices After the Introduction of Treatment and Sterility Guidelines in Tanzania

From the journal of Tropical Medicine and International Health, this article follows a training program at health centers, observations included increased health worker knowledge and improved sterilization practices, along with reductions …

Author: Vos J, Gumodoka B, van Asten HA, et al.

Published: 1998

The Incinerator Guidebook: A Practical Guide for Selecting, Purchasing, Installing, Operating and Maintaining Small-Scale Incinerators in Low-Resource Settings

This guidebook is designed to help program planners address the challenges of safe management of health care waste (HCW) using small-scale incinerators in low-resource settings. Every country and health setting faces different challenges to managing …

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer project

Published: 2010

Incinerator Maintenance Checklist

This job aid supports the training of small-scale incinerator operators and provides key messages about how to perform regular maintenance. It includes daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly maintenance activities.

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

Incinerator Operator Guidelines

This job aid supports the training of small-scale incinerator operators by summarizing safe and effective incinerator operation. It outlines key steps that, if followed, can help ensure the unit operates optimally and disposes of waste safely.

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

Infection Prevention: An Online Course

Designed to help health care providers, supervisors of health care facilities, and medical/nursing students strengthen their ability to protect themselves, their clients, and members of the surrounding community from infections. Topics covered …

Author: EngenderHealth

Published: 2004

Injection Safety

Resources available on this web page include scientific articles, technical tools, policy statements, and more on injection safety.

Author: World Health Organization

Injection Safety, Healthcare Waste Management Pilot Project: Needle Removing and Plastic Recycling

This report summarizes the results of a project in Ukraine that evaluated the use of needle removal and plastic recycling as options for management of sharps waste.

Author: Ukraine Ministry of Health; World Health Organization

Published: 2005

Innovating to Improve Health: PATH Develops and Delivers Novel Solutions for Those Who Need Them Most

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to develop and deliver innovative health solutions for those who need them most. These solutions range from developing and introducing affordable, appropriate technologies to creating conditions …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Key Steps in Sharps Waste Disposal

This training aid explains pictorially the key steps involved in the safe management of health care waste.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Landscape Analysis: Trends in Vaccine Availability and Novel Vaccine Delivery Technologies: 2008–2025

This landscape analysis identifies trends in the availability of vaccines and novel vaccine delivery technologies that are and will be of relevance to low- and middle-income countries from the present through 2025.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Landscape for Safe Injection, Phlebotomy, and Waste Management Equipment

This report contains an assessment of the current market availability of safe injection, phlebotomy, and waste management equipment, as well as guidance on the procurement of this equipment.

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer

Published: 2010

Logistics of Health Care Waste Management: Information and Approaches for Developing Country Settings

This publication, produced by the US Agency for International Development's Deliver Project, considers the reality of health care waste management practices in resource-limited settings, and offers solutions based on actual experience …

Author: USAID Deliver Project

Published: 2009

Maintaining a Needle Remover

Safely managing infectious sharps waste is one of the critical challenges facing health systems in low-resource settings. It is an important component of injection safety strategy. This two-page guide contains instructions for correctly maintaining …

Author: Berman A

Published: 2006

Management of Solid Health-Care Waste at Primary Health-Care Centres: A Decision-Making Guide

This document provides guidance for selecting the most appropriate method for safely managing solid waste generated at primary health care centers in developing countries. It includes six decision trees aimed at assisting the user in identifying …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2005

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