Yvan J F Hutin
Affiliation: World Health Organization
- Unsterile injections and emergence of human pathogensYvan J F Hutin
Lancet 359:2280. 2002
- A malaria outbreak in Naxalbari, Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India, 2005: weaknesses in disease control, important risk factorsPuran K Sharma
Field Epidemiology Training Progamme FETP, National Institute of Epidemiology NIE, Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR R 127, Ayapakkam, Chennai, TN, India
Malar J 8:288. 2009..Overall, this outbreak resulted from weaknesses in malaria control measures and a combination of factors, including vector breeding, low implementation of personal protection and weak case detection...
- A large cholera outbreak in Kano City, Nigeria: the importance of hand washing with soap and the danger of street-vended waterYvan Hutin
WHO, Avenue Appia 20, CH 1222, Geneva 27, Switzerland
J Water Health 1:45-52. 2003..2; 95% CI: 0.1-0.6). While no data suggested that the municipal water supply was contaminated, safe water systems and hand hygiene practices might have prevented a high proportion of cases if implemented early during this outbreak...
- Use of injections in healthcare settings worldwide, 2000: literature review and regional estimatesYvan J F Hutin
Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, 20, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
BMJ 327:1075. 2003..To describe injection practices worldwide in terms of frequency and safety...
- The global burden of disease attributable to contaminated injections given in health care settingsAnja M Hauri
Department of Essential Health Technologies, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Int J STD AIDS 15:7-16. 2004..Injection overuse and unsafe practices account for a substantial burden of death and disability worldwide. There is a need for policies and plans for the safe and appropriate use of injections in countries where practices are poor...
- The cost-effectiveness of policies for the safe and appropriate use of injection in healthcare settingsGerald Dziekan
Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 81:277-85. 2003..We modelled the cost-effectiveness of policies for the safe and appropriate use of injections in ten epidemiological subregions of the world in terms of cost per disability-adjusted life year (DALY) averted...
- Could the WHO model list of essential medicines do more for the safe and appropriate use of injections?Sophie M D Logez
Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
J Clin Pharmacol 44:1106-13. 2004..The volume of syringes needed for administration should be specified for each injectable medication on the list to facilitate the forecasting of the needs of injection devices...
- Factors associated with fulminant liver failure during an outbreak among injection drug users with acute hepatitis BRichard S Garfein
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30017, USA
Hepatology 40:865-73. 2004..Improved vaccination coverage among IDUs has the potential to prevent similar outbreaks in the future...
- Acting upon evidence: progress towards the elimination of unsafe injection practices in IndiaYvan J F Hutin
Indian Pediatr 42:111-5. 2005
- Injection use in two districts of Pakistan: implications for disease preventionNaveed Zafar Janjua
Department of Com, munity Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Int J Qual Health Care 17:401-8. 2005..To estimate the annual number of injections per person in Sindh province of Pakistan and to describe their distribution with regard to prescribers, settings, and safety...
- Prevention of hepatitis C in womenBeth P Bell
Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 10:2035-6. 2004
- The contributions of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infections to cirrhosis and primary liver cancer worldwideJoseph F Perz
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Epidemiology Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Hepatol 45:529-38. 2006..Chronic infections with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are well-recognized risk factors for cirrhosis and liver cancer, but estimates of their contributions to worldwide disease burden have been lacking...