Syringe

  • Kerala doctor invents syringe that can't be reused February 25, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a major breakthrough, a doctor in Kerala has developed a cheap, effective and eco-friendly medical syringe that can never be reused. "The Peanut Safe Syringe becomes absolutely redundant after its first use. Neither the syringe nor the needle can ever be reused. Scavengers will never be able to collect,...
  • A reality check of syringe use in India June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Marc Kosak, the man who invented the world's first non-reusable syringe has made a film on the subject called One Injection One Syringe It's the story of a 13-year old boy who contracts AIDS after a gets a shot from a re-used syringe. Kosak is currently in Delhi to spread...
  • Impact: TN hospital under scrutiny June 20, 2007

    Chennai: Authorities seem to have woken up to the issue of Tamil Nadu government hospitals reusing injection needles and syringes without sterilizing them. The state government promised action after CNN-IBN special investigation team showed how thousands of patients are being subjected to re-used needles in the government hospitals in the...
  • Impact: Needle pricks TN awake June 20, 2007

    Chennai: Authorities seem to have woken up to the hazard of Tamil Nadu government hospitals reusing syringes without sterilising them. After CNN-IBN exposed a potential medical catastrophe, reactions have started pouring in. Tamil Nadu’s Health Secretary V K Subbaraj has assured that a committee will be set up to look into...
  • Docs re-use syringes in TN hospital June 20, 2007

    Chennai: The whole word knows about the risks involved in sharing or re-using of injection syringes. But the qualified doctors and nurses at government hospitals in Tamil Nadu think otherwise, or so it seems. This is what the CNN-IBN Special Investigation Team discovered when it walked into a few government hospitals...