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

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Also known as: Sécurité des injections: Déclaration conjoints OMS-UNICEF-FNUAP sur l'emploi de seringues autobloquantes dans les services de vaccination

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Also known as: Безопасность инъекций: Совместное Заявление ВОЗ–ЮНИСЕФ–ЮНФПА об использовании иммунизационными службами саморазрушающихся шприцев

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Also known as: La seguridad de las inyecciones: Declaración conjunta OMS/UNICEF/FNUAP sobre el uso de jeringas autodestruibles

Resource types: Report

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Advocacy and communications, Introduction and service delivery, Injection safety and waste management, Delivery technologies, Presentation and packaging

Regions: Global