|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||September 11, 2015|
|HIV/AIDS 'should be included' on workplace-related diseases list: report|
|Vigmed receives CE-mark approval and first orders for their new SWiTCH product.|
|Drive to eliminate needlestick injuries|
|Needlestick Safety Challenges Continue|
Incident of needlestick injuries in developing countries
Needlestick injuries in developing countries
Sharpsawareness final 2015
Safe Work Practices Presentation
|HIV positive man who was rejected on Grindr after bravely revealing his condition gives witty response that sweeps Facebook|
|Activists push those with HIV, AIDS to know their ADA rights|
|The monster stigma; root cause of new HIV infections in Ghana|
|Preventing TB in people with HIV|
|An antibody that can attack HIV in new ways|
HIV/AIDS 'should be included' on workplace-related diseases list
HIV/AIDS should be added to lists of workplace-related diseases for which employees can claim workers' compensation, a report says.
Punctur-Guard Wing Sets
We've adapted our internal blunting technology to the Punctur-Guard Safety Winged Set! This allows the needle to be blunted while still inside the patient's vein, protecting the vessel and eliminating exposure during needle withdrawal.
The one-handed activation technique allows for undistracted care to be given to the venipuncture site at all times. Available in 19G, 21G, 23G, and 25G - Please see the product brochure for full ordering information.
|I wanted to end it all after they gave me tainted blood|
|Authorities express concern as Hepatitis B grips the Moneragala District|
|Baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, says doctor|
|Psychosis, hepatitis C infection are greatest risk factors for mortality in marginalized Vancouver residents|
|World summit targets elimination of viral hepatitis|
|Drugs ‘cure hepatitis C, but at high cost|
|Costly Hepatitis C Drugs for Everyone?|
|Summit Focuses on 400 Million with Hepatitis|
|No human West Nile cases this year in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine|
|Indiana woman trying to educate people about West Nile virus|
|Muncie woman warns others about West Nile virus|
|West Nile virus strikes 3 in Salt Lake County|
|West Nile Virus found in greater Springfield area|
|West Nile virus cases hit record numbers in California last year|
|West Virginia Celebrates First Day of Hope to Bring Light to Substance Abuse|
|Can Gloucester’s radical drug-crisis strategy work for Maine?|
|Step Out of Darkness event to focus on substance abuse prevention and recovery Sept. 19|
|NH youth substance-abuse prevention programs getting $1.25M|
|Pence drug abuse task force tasked with expanding treatment, prevention options|
Teen Alcohol And Drug Abuse: Free E-book
Learn what you can do to prevent your teen abusing alcohol and drugs...
|This is How Ebola Resists Treatment with Antibody Cocktails|
|ICYMI: Mental Health Stigma, Powerful Memories And Ebola, A Year Later|
|DARPA Is Developing Human Bio-Factories to Brew Lifesaving Vaccines|
|Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey on her ordeal: 'I left my isolation tent after 21 days. I havent been camping since'|
|Actor Danny Glover in Nigeria to star in movie about Ebola|
|In aftermath of Ebola, Sierra Leone finds forgiveness is a powerful resource|
|After Ebola: Survivors’ Soccer Club Helps Erase Stigma In Sierra Leone|
|Of Ebola and a world of ignorance|
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.
Ebola: New CDC Guidelines Suggest Voluntary Isolation of Health Workers
US federal health officials suggest voluntary home quarantine for health workers returning from Ebola-hit West Africa.
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.
Controlling liquid infectious waste continues to present multiple challenges. As regulations tighten and operating costs rise, it’s important to find a safe,
cost-effective solution that’s affordable and provides minimal environmental impact. The QUICK-DRAIN™ Systems from Bemis simply and effectively address your challenges, from staff safety to regulatory compliance to cost-effective disposal of liquid infectious waste.
A re-useable device for the quick, simple and safe retrieval of sharps that have been inadvertently dropped onto the operating theatre floor.
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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