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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

Segregation of Medical Waste

This training aid graphically represents the segregation of medical waste into three categories: noninfectious, infectious, and sharps.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Standards for Surveillance of Selected Vaccine-preventable Diseases

This document provides WHO recommendations on surveillance standards for selected vaccine-preventable diseases. These recommendations should be adapted to meet national needs in accordance with each country's disease control priorities, …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2003

Strengthening Immunization Programs: The Communication Component

This 46-page manual presents a comprehensive overview of the key elements of immunization communications. There also is an interesting annex focusing on an excellent project in Madagascar.

Author: BASICS II, US Agency for International Development

Published: 2004

Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)

This 48-page field guide for managers of immunization programs provides ideas for detecting, investigating, analyzing, and taking action on AEFI.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1997

Training for Mid-Level Managers (MLM)

This eight-module training manual aims to help mid-level immunization managers effectively deliver vaccines to their communities. The modules are focused on: cold chain, vaccines, and safe-injection equipment management; partnering with the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Training Health Workers in the Management of Sharps Waste

This document contains a set of training modules designed to be adapted for use in various health care settings. The purpose of these materials is for use in training health workers in the management of sharps waste. These materials are divided into …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Training Vaccinators in a Time of Change

This article, from the October 2001 issue of Immunization Focus, describes one nongovernmental organization’s experience of training with partners in countries. The article also includes examples of training initiatives developed by the …

Author: GAVI Alliance

Published: 2001

Use of MenAfriVac™ (Meningitis A Vaccine) in a Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) During Campaigns

The need to keep vaccines in a 2°C to 8°C cold chain is a constraining factor for many immunization campaigns due to limited storage capacity and/or ice pack freezing capacity. In 2012, based on a thorough review of scientific data by regulatory …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Using a Needle Remover

Safely managing infectious sharps waste is one of the critical challenges facing health systems in low-resource settings and is an important component of an injection safety strategy. This training material provides instructions for safe use of a …

Author: Berman A

Published: 2006

Using a Protected Sharps Barrel

Protected sharps barrels reduce the risks of sharps injury due to improper disposal. This one-page illustrative guide provides steps for correctly using a protected sharps barrel.

Author: Berman A

Published: 2006

Using a Protected Sharps Pit

Protected sharps pits reduce the risks of sharps injury due to improper disposal. This one-page illustrative guide provides steps for correctly using a protected sharps pit.

Author: Berman A

Published: 2006

Vaccine Introduction Guidelines: Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme: Decision and Implementation

This guide aims to help country-level decision-makers decide whether to add a new vaccine to the national immunization program, and national immunization program managers to implement the operational steps to add the vaccine. It can …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2005

Vaccine Management and Logistics

This section of the World Health Organization website focuses on vaccine management issues including the cold chain, transport, stock management, and reconstitution of vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization

Vaccine Safety Basics: E-Learning Course

This online training course aims to establish a shared understanding among professionals whose work is linked to vaccine safety issues. This may include nurses/midwives/community health workers, as well as pharmacists, medical doctors, and program …

Author: World Health Organization

Vaccines: Handled with Care

This attractive, 25-page booklet describes how vaccines are stored and handled to ensure safety.

Author: UNICEF

Published: 2004

WHO Best Practices for Injections and Related Procedures Toolkit

This toolkit covers elements of standard precautions relevant to the transmission of bloodborne pathogens through unsafe injection practices in health-care settings. It aims to help to increase health workers’ awareness of the importance of …

Author: World Health Organization, Safe Injection Global Network

Published: 2010

Working to Ensure Quality, Safety, and Standards in Global Immunization

This document outlines the changing regulatory environment required to keep pace with demand for the introduction of new vaccines. It includes sections on setting norms and standards; assuring the quality of vaccines and immunization equipment; and …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

This data-rich, hour-long video explores findings which suggest that low human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates are leaving a generation of children vulnerable to HPV cancers. The presentation, which is geared for immunization providers, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2014

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