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HEALTH: WHO gives Kenyan firm ago ahead to produce to produce auto-disable syringes
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HEALTH: WHO gives Kenyan firm ago ahead to produce to produce auto-disable syringes

WHO gives Kenyan firm ago ahead to produce to produce auto-disable syringes MANUFACTURING:Staff at the Revital Health Care EPZ in Kikambala, Kilifi, sort packed syringes at the factory. A Kilifi-based company has become the first in Africa to be prequalified to produce syringes that auto-disable after injection, preventing reuse. Revital Healthcare EPZ, is one of the eight manufacturers prequalified by the World Health Organization to produce such syringes, but is the first in Africa. Syringes with a reuse prevention feature are often called auto-disable (AD) syringes and are currently the gold standard for safety in immunisation programmes. Revital said production of syringes within the continent is expected to decrease average syringe transport times by up ...