Facility-level injection safety
Percentage of healthcare facilities where all therapeutic injections are given with new, disposable, single-use injection equipment
What it measures
This indicator assesses the implementation of policies to ensure that all health facilities practice injection safety.
- This indicator is relevant in countries that experience outbreaks of healthcare injection-associated HIV infection, that have a history of unsafe injection practices (more than 0.25 unsafe injections/per person/per year) and/or that have a prevalence of HCV infection >2%.
Number of sampled healthcare facilities where all therapeutic injections are given with new, disposable, single-use injection equipment
Number of facilities sampled
Method of measurement
For the numerator and denominator. Health facility survey
- Type of site.
WHO Strategic Information Guidelines, 2020 (https://indicatorregistry.unaids.org/sites/default/files/9789240000735-eng.pdf)