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close this bookInjection practices in the developing world: A comparative review of field studies in Uganda and Indonesia (WHO/DAP, 1996, 149 p.)
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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.