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Topic: Injection safety and waste management

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Preparation of National Health-Care Waste Management Plans in Sub-Saharan Countries: Guidance Manual

This document provides background information and assessment and planning tools to assist health care waste management advisors with developing and implementing national-level plans. It aims at identifying appropriate practices for health care waste …

Author: World Health Organization; United Nations Environment Programme

Published: 2005

Progress in Improving the Safety of Injections in the EPI Western Pacific Region

Includes a "Guide for developing a national plan of action for injection safety" and a "Checklist for EPI supervisors—sterilization and injection practices."

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1998

Proper Handling and Disposal of Auto-Disable Syringes and Safety Boxes

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 it includes quizzes, role plays, and creative ideas for trainers.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Prospective Assessment of the Effect of Needle Length and Injection Site on the Risk of Local Reactions to the Fifth Diphtheria-Tetanus-Acellular Pertussis Vaccination

Local reactions are relatively common after the fifthdiphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccination, but factorsassociated with an increased risk of those reactions are notwell defined. The objective of this study was to assess therelationship …

Author: Jackson LA, Starkovich P, Dunstan M, et al.

Published: 2008

Protecting Children for a Healthy Tomorrow: Lessons From the Andhra Pradesh Partnership Project on Immunization

This publication outlines the activities undertaken in the five-year Partnership Project on Immunization by the Indian state government of Andhra Pradesh and PATH to strengthen routine immunization by introduction of the hepatitis B vaccine in …

Author: PATH; Government of Andhra Pradesh, India

Published: 2006

Quantifying Infectious Waste Produced by HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Programs and the Needs for Injection Safety Equipment

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. …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Rapid Assessment of Perceptions, Knowledge, and Practices Related to Immunization Injection Safety in Nepal

This eye-opening report gives an in-depth look at immunization practices and concerns among immunization providers and managers in Nepal. The report shows that despite adequate training and supply of vaccines, availability of proper disposal …

Author: PATH and the General Welfare Pratisthan

Published: 2001

Reconstitution Technologies

This fact sheet provides an overview of single-dose, prefilled reconstitution devices (SPRDs), which can make reconstitution of critical vaccines safer and more economical. SPRDs can help eliminate adverse events or wastage that can occur with …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Safe Health Care Waste Management

A two-page aide-memoire focusing on national strategies for safe handling and disposal of medical waste.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2000

The Safe Injection Global Network (SIGN) Alliance

Coordinated through World Health Organization (WHO), SIGN is a voluntary coalition of stakeholders aiming to achieve safe and appropriate use of injections throughout the world.

Author: World Health Organization

Safe Management of Wastes From Health-Care Activities: Second Edition

This handbook provides comprehensive guidance on safe methods for the handling and disposal of health-care waste. It defines the categories of waste and pays particular attention to basic processes and technologies for managing waste in low-resource …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Safety of Immunization Injections in Africa: Not Simply a Problem of Logistics

From the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this report is an evaluation of a "logistic approach" on immunization injection safety. The investigators found that unsafe injection practices were generally due to a failure to integrate …

Author: Dicko M, Oni AQ, Ganivet S, et al.

Published: 2000

Safety of Injections: Global Facts & Figures

This fact sheet provides global statistics about unsafe injections.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2004

Safety of Injections: Questions and Answers

This document provides common questions and answers on injection safety, including what constitutes an unsafe injection, the potential consequences of unsafe injections, and disposal of syringes.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2004

Safety of Injections: WHO-UNICEF-UNFPA Joint Statement on the Use of Auto-Disable Syringes in Immunization Services

This policy statement outlines recommended approaches to immunization safety through the use of auto-disable syringes and proper sharps disposal.

Author: World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the United Nations Population Fund

Published: 2003

Sample Injection Safety Leaflets for Health Care Providers

Two safe injection leaflets were prepared by the Ministry of Health in Mongolia in collaboration with SIGN. One provides a guide to giving safe injections. The other provides guidelines for preventing needlestick injuries.

Author: Mongolia Ministry of Health

Published: 2001

Senegal: Changing the Face of Immunization in West Africa

This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program in conjunction with the Senegalese government, health care workers, and local communities to introduce innovative, practical technologies to improve vaccine delivery …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

Single-Dose or Multi-Dose?

The reuse of single-dose vials and misuse of multiple-dose vials can result in patients suffering significant harm and even death. This dynamic infographic can help healthcare professionals learn the differences between single-dose and multiple-dose …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Safe Injection Practices Coalition

Published: 2013

Small-Scale Autoclaves to Manage Medical Waste: A Buyer’s Guide to Selecting Autoclaves Manufactured in India

This guide provides technical information on small-scale affordable autoclaves manufactured in India that can be used for medical waste treatment. It includes issues to consider when purchasing an autoclave, technical specifications of some devices, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2008

Small-Scale Incinerator Construction: Recommendations from the Rwanda Experience

This brief document highlights recommendations from a partnership in Rwanda to support infrastructure and systems development to ensure the safe handling, treatment, and final disposal of infectious medical waste. It aims to assist stakeholders …

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer project

Published: 2007

Solutions That Save Lives: Health Technologies Give Mothers and Children the Chance for a Healthy Future

This fact sheet discusses PATH's work on the development and implementation of technologies, such as vaccines and vaccine delivery devices, to improve the health of women and children in poor and remote areas around the world.

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Strategies for Safe Injections

From the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, the article is a discussion of the implications of using sterilizable versus disposible injection equipment. Abstract also available in French.

Author: Battersby A, Feilden R, Stoeckel P, et al.

Published: 1999

Strengthening Vietnam's Immunization Program

PATH, in close partnership with Vietnam's National Expanded Program on Immunization, has worked to increase the quality, safety, and efficiency of immunization services through the Improving Routine Immunization Services (IRIS) project. This fact …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

TechNet-21

The Technical Network for Strengthening Immunization Services (TechNet-21) is an online forum for experts in the field of immunization to learn from each other, share experiences, coordinate activities, and discuss major global policy issues. It …

Author: World Health Organization and UNICEF

Technologies for Injection Safety

Each year, more than 16 billion injections are administered worldwide and an estimated 40 percent are administered with reused, unsterilized injection equipment. In developing countries, immunization and some therapeutic programs have been proactive …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

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