Safe injection equipment: supply and demand update
An update on safe injection equipment supply and demand through UNICEF for the period 2018-2019.
Safe injection equipment (SIE), including auto-disable (AD) syringes, re-use prevention (RUP) syringes, and safety boxes, are indispensable products used in immunization activities, reducing the risk of blood borne disease transmission through syringe reuse and needle stick injuries.
This update provides information on safe injection equipment supply and demand through UNICEF for the period 2018-2019. It highlights market developments and key focus areas and priorities for UNICEF, including the adoption of a sustainable procurement framework approach and developing local markets.