Abstract
KNOWLEDGE OF AWARENESS AND PRACTICE ON INJECTION SAFETY AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN YANAGOA, BEYELSA

Elile Peace Okpara, Boma Harris Opusunju, Batubo Nimisoere P.*

ABSTRACT

Unsafe infection practices have inherent risk of spreading primary blood bone infection. The risk of acquiring HIV, HbsAg, and HCV infections are high among healthcare workers, therefore a need to asses and promote safe infection practice. In this study a cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted with 240 healthcare workers. A self-administered and researcher administrated questionnaire was used for data collection to determine level of awareness and practice of injection safety on injection procedure. The result from this study indicates that knowledge about awareness of safe injection practice was good and all injection providers identified at least one infectious organism transmitted through use or re-use of unsterile syringes. It was also observed that there were poor disposal systems of used injection materials. It can be concluded that the knowledge about the awareness of injection safety was satisfactory, however there where some grey areas in the safe practice of infection safety among healthcare workers, which need to be addressed.

Keywords: Awareness, Practice, Healthcare workers, Injections, Yanagoa, Injection safety.


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