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Topic: Injection safety and waste management

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Management of Waste from Injection Activities at District Level: Guidelines for District Health Managers

This guide is designed as a simple and practical tool to help district health managers develop a realistic district-level plan to reduce improper disposal of waste from injection activities. An accompanying poster is also available.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

Managing Health Care Waste Disposal: Guidelines on How to Construct, Use, and Maintain a Waste Disposal Unit

These guidelines focus on the specifications, installation, operation, and maintenance procedures for a health care waste disposal unit using the De Montfort incinerator. It also includes a plan for training waste disposal unit operators.

Author: World Health Organization; IT Power India, Pvt. Ltd.

Published: 2005

Managing Sharps Waste in Andhra Pradesh: Introduction and Scale-Up of a Sharps Waste Management Program

This case study describes the sharps waste management component of an immunization systems strengthening project conducted in Andhra Pradesh, India, and describes key developments in both the pilot and scale-up phases of the project. It also …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Medical Waste Management for Primary Health Centers in Indonesia

This report describes the process and lessons learned in implementing pilot waste-management systems at primary health centers in three districts of Yogyakarta province in Indonesia. The report was used to guide the development of waste-management …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Monitoring Vaccine Wastage at Country Level: Guidelines for Program Managers

This document reviews the factors affecting vaccine wastage and discusses the tools available for reducing wastage and their relationships to each other, with the aim of providing assistance to program managers to establish a system for …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2003

National Health-Care Waste Management Plan: Final Report

This national plan for health care waste management developed by Eritrea, with support from the World Bank, provides an example of a comprehensive strategy that may be a useful reference for other countries.

Author: The State of Eritrea's Ministry of Health

Published: 2004

National Policy on Injection Safety and Medical Waste Management

This document is a guide for health professionals and stakeholders in Kenya to provide safe injections and proper waste management in order to protect health care providers and the community from medical sharps injuries.

Author: Kenya Ministry of Health

Published: 2007

Needle Remover Technical Overview

This document provides an overview of the issues around the introduction and use of needle removers in low-resource settings. It includes information on their advantages and disadvantages, and links to training materials on the safe disposal of …

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

One & Only Campaign

This website is focused on a public health campaign that aims to eradicate outbreaks resulting from unsafe injection practices. The site provides information and resources for patients and healthcare providers on safe injection practices, including …

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

Optimal Intramuscular Needle-Penetration Depth

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has needle-length recommendations for intramuscular vaccinations in the thigh and shoulder on the basis of the age of the child. Underpenetration of the intramuscular layer with short needles …

Author: Lippert WC, Wall E

Published: 2008

Op.ti.mize

The Op.ti.mize e-newsletter is a quarterly publication that highlights advances and innovations in health care logistics, technologies, and policy. Developed by Project Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, this …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

PATH’s Health Care Waste Management Photo Library

This photo library is intended to be a resource for those working in health care waste management (HCWM), documenting the HCWM system from waste generation to final disposal with representative photos from various countries. The library also …

Author: PATH

Perceptions About Injections and Private-Sector Injection Practices in Central Nepal

This eye-opening report documents provider injection practices and attitudes toward medical injections among providers and the general public. In spite of widespread use of disposible syringes and seemingly high awareness of the dangers of …

Author: PATH and the General Welfare Pratisthan

Published: 2000

Personal Protective Equipment and Segregation Supply Specifications for Health Care Waste Management

This resource provides guidance on the selection and purchase of personal protective equipment for medical waste handlers and for the safe segregation of health care waste. These specifications are guidelines that can be adapted to local policies …

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

Personal Protective Equipment for Waste Handlers and Incinerator Operators

This training aid lists and visually represents the equipment needed to help protect waste handlers and incinerator operators during the collection, treatment, and final disposal of health care waste.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Planning for Safe Syringe Disposal: Making Medical Injections Safer

This guide provides assistance with planning sharps waste disposal systems by following six steps: review existing legislation and policy; collect local data and map district, identifying incineration areas; review sharps collection options; review …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

Practical, Local Solutions for Safely Managing Contaminated Syringes and Other Medical Waste

Until recently little guidance had been available on practical, affordable, and safe waste storage and collection systems or on construction of effective burners. PATH partnered with Nepali nongovernmental organization General Welfare Pratistan and …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

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

Procurement Guidance for Countries: A User’s Guide for Resources on Procuring Safe Injection Equipment

This document provides practical information on how to use key global resources related to the procurement of safe-injection equipment. It is intended for use by country decision-makers responsible for selecting and procuring good-quality …

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer

Published: 2010

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

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