Worldwide, each year, overuse of injections and unsafe injection practices cause an estimated –
Safe Point India was set up in the year 2006 in New Delhi with the objective of enhancing awareness about the injection, safety, health and hygiene by running public awareness campaigns targeting both health care workers i.e. nursing professionals, doctors and other paramedical staff along with the general public.
Since 2006, Safe Point India in Delhi has successfully conducted several Safe Injection Awareness Programmes covering students in prestigious schools like – Guru Harkrishan Public School, Sarvodaya Co-Education Vidyalaya and D.E.S.U. Middle School.
Similarly, CME programmes on Safe Injection Practices and proper use of AD Syringes were conducted in leading hospitals of Delhi such as – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Moolchand Medical Hospital, Babu Jag Jiven Ram Hospital, St.Stephen’s Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical Hospital, G.B.Pant Hospital, Safdurjung Hospital and Ram Manohar Lohiya Hospital covering both Doctors and paramedical staff of the respective hospitals.
Apart from this, there is regular participation in Perfect Health Mela organized by Heart Care Foundation of India, which is visited daily by about 3.5 Lac visitors during the Perfect Health Mela days.
Rajiv Nath and Pardeep Kumar Sareen are the Project Head and Trustee for Safe Point India who have taken several initiatives to establish a collaborative framework with different departments of the govt. and media to bring to their attention the issues troubling the industry and attract investments into India.
Atul Sharma serves as the Project Coordinator for Safe Point India and provides assistance in various projects like injection safety for para-medical staff and general public. He is a hardcore professional with more than 10 years of relevant experience.
HMD Foundation took the initiative to spread awareness regarding Safe Injection Practices at Ashirvad Hospital Rajkot