Needle-free Injection – Eradicating Diseases to Improve Global Health

Jan 4, 2018

Needle-free injection technology has evolved significantly over the last 50 years and is now accepted in many routine immunisation settings as a safe and effective vaccine delivery method. Disposable syringe jet injectors are now being used for the delivery of vaccines to eradicate polio, MMR, and influenza, and are showing promising results in vaccine clinical trials for the Zika virus and HPV. In her paper, Dr Erin Spiegel of PharmaJet shows that these devices are fast, safe, and easy to use, with most providers trained in less than 20 minutes. ...

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Pharmtech & Ingredients: Innovative packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries

Nov 16, 2017

Gerresheimer will be at booth A225 at the Pharmtech & Ingredients international exhibition in Moscow (Crocus Expo IEC) from November 21 to 24, presenting innovative glass and plastic products and solutions for packaging and administering medicines safely and easily. “There is a trend toward small-scale production and multi-purpose lines, meaning RTU (ready-to-use) packaging is becoming more common, especially when it comes to vials and syringes.” This is the point Nikolaus Netzel, Product Manager Prefillable Systems at Gerresheimer, will be making in his talk on the development of prefillable system applications for syringes and injection vials on November 23, from 10:30 ...

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