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 May 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Marc Kosak, the man who invented the world's first nonreusable syringe has made a film on the subject called One Injection One Syringe It's the story of a 13year old boy who contracts AIDS after a gets a shot from a reused syringe. Kosak is currently in Delhi to spread...
  • Impact: TN hospital under scrutiny February 13, 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 CNNIBN special investigation team showed how thousands of patients are being subjected to reused needles in the government hospitals in the...
  • Impact: Needle pricks TN awake February 12, 2007

    Chennai: Authorities seem to have woken up to the hazard of Tamil Nadu government hospitals reusing syringes without sterilising them. After CNNIBN exposed a potential medical catastrophe, reactions have started pouring in. Tamil Nadus Health Secretary V K Subbaraj has assured that a committee will be set up to look into...
  • Docs reuse syringes in TN hospital February 12, 2007

    Chennai: The whole word knows about the risks involved in sharing or reusing 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 CNNIBN Special Investigation Team discovered when it walked into a few government hospitals...