Related Technical Resources


health care waste management (HCWM)

The section below includes technical resources from AIDSTAR-One and other PEPFAR partners that are related by keyword. Click on a title below to view a resource or go back to the page you were visiting.

Issue Brief

Public-private partnerships are collaborative endeavors that combine resources from both the public and private sectors to achieve targeted goals.

HIV Prevention Knowledge Base Entry

Addressing injection safety helps prevent the medical transmission of HIV and other bloodborne pathogens to patients and health care workers.

Inadequate and unsafe blood supply causes avoidable deaths and transmits infectious diseases, including HIV. Preventing transfusion of unsafe blood


Health care waste management (HCWM) is a critical health issue. In Nigeria, AIDSTAR-One worked to directly support a number of states in developing

In Ethiopia, health care waste management (HCWM) and its importance to human and environmental health and safety are widely ignored, despite a lega

Increasingly, health care waste (HCW) is generated in significantly large volumes and of diverse types. In order to fully understand the prevailin

Health care-acquired infections lead to death, disability, and excess medical costs. Infection prevention and control (IPC) measures maximize patie

In 2012, AIDSTAR-One conducted a study using geographic information systems in order to determine the location and condition of waste treatment equ

Continuing work from the Making Medical Injections Safer project, USAID/Nigeria asked AIDSTAR-One to provide injection safety technical assistance

AIDSTAR-One conducted this baseline assessment of injection safety in five USAID priority states: Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Lagos, and Sokoto. Us

Success Story

This success story is about the success of AIDSTAR-One in developing positive attitudes through training for improving practices of health care wor

This success story is about the success of AIDSTAR-One in establishing a system working with a private company and health centers for recycling pla

The story is about the success of AIDSTAR-One in leveraging resources from government as well as USG partners for health care waste management.

AIDSTAR-One successfully linked health facilities with the company immediately following health facility training so that managers knew where the

In order to facilitate the country-wide implementation of the safe phlebotomy strategy, AIDSTAR-One supported the Government of Nigeria in develo

Hundreds of tons of pharmaceuticals are shipped into or produced within low- and middle-income countries each year to treat the approximately 4 m