Designing Safe Syringe Disposal Systems for Immunization Services

This 30-page manual for program managers helps guide decision-making related to safe syringe disposal at the district level. A range of disposal methods and issues are covered, including practical advice on incineration (with details on two small scale incinerators), burning in oil drums and pits, safety box burial, and transport of filled safety boxes.

Author: PATH

Published: 2003

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Also known as: Elaboration du système adéquat de destruction des déchets utilisés en vaccination

Resource types: Training material, PATH resource

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Injection safety and waste management

Regions: Global