Date of Award

Summer 8-6-2010

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Department

Public Health

First Advisor

Richard Rothenberg

Second Advisor

Dejana Selenic

Abstract

The capstone reviews the issue of injection safety in Central Asia. Unsafe injections have been a cause of several HIV outbreaks in the region and poses a significant public health challenge. The capstone goes over the process used to engage the local health departments to assess injection practices in the region and the development of an assessment tool to be used to evaluate injection safety practices in the region.

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