An Assessment of Injection Safety and Health Care Waste Management in Nigeria

Health care waste management (HCWM) is a critical health issue. In Nigeria, AIDSTAR-One worked to directly support a number of states in developing HCWM policies and services, including Benue State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT): these two locations rank among the five ‘states’ with the highest HIV prevalence in Nigeria. This study aimed to examine the level of achievement attained by health facilities that benefited from AIDSTAR-One’s intervention in HCWM systems in Benue State and the FCT.

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