Management and safe disposal of empty and expired COVID-19 vaccines vials

Disposal of COVID-19 vaccines vials Download (24.79 MB)

Infographic: The extent of COVID-19 vaccination campaign has been unprecedented in the context of the number different vaccines being used against a single disease and the quantity of vaccine doses that are being deployed to be utilized within a relatively shorter shelf life. The COVID-19 vaccination activities are generating huge amount of waste that is challenging for most low- and middle-income countries with limited resources and health care waste management capacity. One of the major concerns is how to dispose COVID-19 vaccine vials in a manner safe for both the public and the environment. This job aid provides guidance on how to safely dispose COVID-19 vaccine vials.


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