A Behaviour Changing Syringe

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One of the exhibits in Mobilising Healthcare:

A recent study conducted by the WHO indicates that each year, unsafe needle injections cause an estimated 1.3 million early deaths and an annual burden of US$535 million in direct medical costs. To address this, Dr. David Swann of Huddersfield University invented a pioneering syringe that provides a 60 second treatment window before turning an irreversible bright red – thereby sending a warning sign to patients of its prior use. A real lifesaver!