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Evaluation of a Needle Remover Demonstration Project: A Study From Huong Khe District, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam

This report discusses the results of a six-month demonstration project in Huong Khe District, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam, to assess the acceptability, performance, and impact on waste disposal of a manual needle remover introduced at commune health centers. The results will enable Vietnam to explore alternative methods that may be more effective and appropriate than current practices for managing medical waste.

Author: PATH; Vietnam National Immunization Program

Published: 2007

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Resource types: Report, PATH resource

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Injection safety and waste management

Regions: Asia