Self-reported occupational exposure to HIV and factors influencing its management practice: a study of healthcare workers in Tumbi and Dodoma Hospitals, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Mashoto2013SelfreportedOE,
  title={Self-reported occupational exposure to HIV and factors influencing its management practice: a study of healthcare workers in Tumbi and Dodoma Hospitals, Tanzania},
  author={Kijakazi Obed Mashoto and Godfrey Martin Mubyazi and Hussein Mohamed and Hamisi Massanja Malebo},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Blood borne infectious agents such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immune deficiency virus (HIV) constitute a major occupational hazard for healthcare workers (HCWs). To some degree it is inevitable that HCWs sustain injuries from sharp objects such as needles, scalpels and splintered bone during execution of their duties. However, in Tanzania, there is little or no information on factors that influence the practice of managing occupational exposure to… CONTINUE READING
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