Legislation in the world to stop the disease

Governments around the world are very concerned about needle stick injuries, a major hazard for healthcare workers and a tremendous financial burden on the health care system.

WHO campaign “Global Injection Safety”

On February 23rd 2015, in order to stop the ongoing situation, the World Health Organization launched a new policy for safer therapeutic injections, asking Governments to introduce measures, which make the exclusive use of “smart syringes” mandatory by 2020.

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The current regulation


Millions of people could be protected from infections acquired through unsafe injections if all healthcare programmes switched to syringes that cannot be used more than once.

World Health Organization - 2015