TITLE

Unsafe injections

AUTHOR(S)
Kane, M.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1998, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the use of unsterilized needles and syringes which results in the spread of diseases, with focus on the World Health Organization's Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). Information on the effectiveness of EPI; Illustrations of the problems of injections given by unqualified practitioners to patients; Importance of proper sterilization procedures; Mistaken belief that the use of one syringe with multiple needles is acceptable.
ACCESSION #
593446

 

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