Using Uniject™ to Increase the Safety and Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Immunization

This seven-page paper describes use of an innovative injection device to immunize Indonesian newborns as soon after birth as possible. Results were positive: more infants were protected against hepatitis B earlier in life, health workers and parents liked the device, and use of Uniject™ is cost-effective.

Author: PATH

Published: 2002

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Also known as: Utilisation de Uniject™ pour renforcer la sécurité et l’effi cacité de la vaccination contre l’hépatite B

Resource types: Report, PATH resource

Diseases/vaccines: Hepatitis B

Topics: Introduction and service delivery, Disease/vaccine specific information, Delivery technologies, Presentation and packaging

Regions: Asia