Injection Practices in the Developing World - Results and Recommendations from Field Studies in Uganda and Indonesia - EDM Research Series No. 020
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Afficher le documentExecutive summary
Afficher le documentAcknowledgements
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu1. Introduction
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu2. Towards a rapid assessment methodology for injection practices research
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu3. Background: the social and cultural context of injections
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu4. The prevalence of injection use in Uganda and Indonesia
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu5. The popularity of injections in Uganda and Indonesia
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu6. The appropriateness of injection use in Uganda and Indonesia
Fermer ce répertoire7. Conclusions and recommendations
Afficher le document7.1 Summary of conclusions of the injection practices research
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu7.2 Recommendations for interventions
Afficher le documentReferences
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuAppendix 1: Indicators for injection use and for assessment of hygienic practices
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuAppendix 2: Methods applied in the injection practices research
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuAppendix 3: Tools used in the injection practices research
 

7. Conclusions and recommendations

The results of the injection practices research confirm the high popularity of injections as a route for administering medicines in the two countries under study. A high prevalence of injection use both at the household level and at health facilities was found. The results further indicate that this high prevalence of injection use cannot be biomedically justified, nor are most of these injections often provided in a safe, hygienic way. A mixture of educational, regulatory and managerial interventions has been proposed by the research teams.

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