|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||July 24, 2015|
|Needlestick Law Linked to Decrease in Health Care Worker Injuries|
|HIV/AIDS Prevention: Epidemic, Infections And Deaths Declining; UNAIDS Aspires To Eradicate Disease By 2030|
|HIV infection rate on the rise in Hillsborough County|
|New HIV infections down by 20 percent in India, says UN|
|HRC Members and Supports Respond to Blood Ban|
|U.S. Groups To Celebrate World Hepatitis Day 2015|
|Infection, death rates for hepatitis C soar in Oregon|
|Staggering rise in Hepatitis C cases has healthcare providers working to raise awareness|
|CURE Media Group Launches Website Focused on Hepatitis C|
|First West Nile Virus Positive in Tazewell County for 2015|
|West Nile reported in six southwest Idaho counties|
|West Nile virus found in Platte County|
|Officials urge caution after positive test for West Nile|
|West Nile Virus on the rise|
|First case of West Nile virus confirmed in North Dakota|
|West Nile Virus prompts precautions at Wildwood|
|Hudson prepares for new substance abuse program this fall|
|Idaho communities receive grants to prevent substance abuse|
|Drug prevention group celebrates 25th anniversary|
|Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative Awareness Campaign "Prescription Drug Abuse - It's Not What the Doctor Ordered"|
|Student views on substance abuse|
|VT to spread drug abuse prevention statewide|
|Ebola burial teams seek bribes in Sierra Leone: health official|
|Ebola Resurgence, Outbreak & Updates: Another Fatality, New Cases Recorded in Liberia|
|Authorities Confirm Second Ebola Death In Liberia|
|After $3.4 billion pledge to Ebola response, concerns persist about preparedness for next outbreak|
|Ebola survivor likely source of new Liberian outbreak: WHO|
|Guinea Faces New Challenge in Struggle to Stamp Out Ebola|
RI Health Clinic Provider Lacks Effective Blood Hazard Safeguards; Employee Sustains Preventable Needlestick Injury
An East Greenwich company that conducts wellness clinics throughout the U.S. inadequately protected its employees against exposure from contaminated needlesticks and bloodborne pathogen hazards*, an inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found.
OSAP to present webinar on the hepatitis C virus this August
OSAP to present webinar on the hepatitis C virus this August Dentistry IQ The HCV webinar will give dental health care providers up-to-date information on the natural history and epidemiology of HCV, new HCV therapies, recent screening guidelines...
Viral hepatitis – 400 deaths a day in the WHO European Region could be prevented
Over 13 million people in the WHO European Region live with chronic hepatitis B infection and over 15 million with chronic hepatitis C infection, leading to 400 deaths every day.
Blackburn man infected with HIV by contaminated blood 'could die' before receiving compensation
A MAN who was was infected with HIV by contaminated blood says he ‘could very well die’ before he receives compensation.
SampLok Adapter Cap
One product that is used to fill blood culture bottles with blood sample is the
SampLok® Adapter Cap from ITL Corporation. It is a versatile device for safe blood sample collection and sample transfer into blood culture bottles and test tubes. With an integrated safety lid, the SampLok
Adapter Cap provides safety to healthcare workers by reducing the risk of needle stick injury. The SampLok Adapter Cap’s flexible design allows sampling with a variety of culture bottles and vacuum test tubes.
Qlicksmart BladeSINGLE provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. This world-first single-handed scalpel blade remover prevents the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing techniques.
BladeSINGLE enables single-handed "passive" activation - keeping hands out of harm’s way. The clear casing of the cartridge allows easy and accurate counting.
Packaging your drug in a prefillable syringe with a safety feature will provide protection for health care workers and patients against accidental needlestick injuries. The NovaGuard SA (Staked-needle Automatic) syringe system can be deployed using a single-handed technique to shield the exposed needle.
· Mitigates glass flange breakage
· Bulk packaging enables automated assembly
· Designed to prevent pre-activation
· Uses standard plunger rods
· Tamper resistant
To learn more about using the NovaGuard SA syringe system for your drug product, or for information on any of West’s injectable drug packaging or delivery system technologies, click here.
*For investigational use only by our pharmaceutical and biotechnology development partners. West markets the NovaGuard SA technology as an integrated system. Final assembly is completed by the pharmaceutical company.
West and the diamond logo and NovaGuard™ are trademarks or registered s of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions.
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