Indian Journal of Public Health

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: 2004  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34--36

Injection safety and its impact in India: A literature analysis


Amardeep Thind 
 58, Sidhartha Enclave, Opp. Maharani Bagh, New Delhi, India

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Amardeep Thind
58, Sidhartha Enclave, Opp. Maharani Bagh, New Delhi
India

Unsafe injection practices have been implicated in the worldwide spread of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV or any parasitic disease with a blood phase, such as malaria, filaria and syphilis. Review of injection safety in India also revealed that use of injection is often inappropriate, injections are administered with unreliable safety measures. Studies in India have documented the association of injection use and spread of hepatitis C and kala-azar also. Some measures to address the issue are also discussed.


How to cite this article:
Thind A. Injection safety and its impact in India: A literature analysis.Indian J Public Health 2004;48:34-36


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Thind A. Injection safety and its impact in India: A literature analysis. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2004 [cited 2020 Aug 8 ];48:34-36
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