Amid surging demand for syringes, a new investment supports long-term supply on the African continent

In July 2023, Revital Healthcare became the first-ever African manufacturer approved by the WHO to produce early activation auto-disable syringes—a milestone that will help diversify the geographic supplier base of syringes and strengthen manufacturing capacity in Africa, allowing for rapid and sustainable vaccine delivery on the continent.
A nurse prepares a syringe of the injectable polio vaccine at the Philippe Maguilen Senghor Hospital in Dakar, Senegal.
A nurse prepares a syringe of the injectable polio vaccine at the Philippe Maguilen Senghor Hospital in Dakar, Senegal. ©Gates Archive/Sylvain Cherkaoui

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