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Table 2 Proposed interventions for improvement of unsafe injection practices

From: Gluteal fibrosis, post-injection paralysis, and related injection practices in Uganda: a qualitative analysis

Intervention Examples
Improvement Accessibility/Healthcare Delivery Work with district officers to ensure adequate drug stocks of critically important medications
Increasing trained/qualified workforce
Regulation/Policy Enforcement Improve control of the sale and use of injection equipment
Enforcement of policy
Education: Providers Carry out continuing medical education programs for all providers on safe injection practices and treatment guidelines
Train non-formal providers in safe practices
Education: Community Inform public on potential harm of intramuscular injections and adequacy of oral medications
Sensitize community to qualifications of providers