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Numedico Technologies is a challenger brand in the safety medical devices space. We’re at the forefront of innovative safety-engineered medical product technology.

As the owner of the ClickZip™ brand and a growing portfolio of innovative medical solutions, we keep updated of what’s happening in the industry and provide news and updates to our community.

Read the latest news, blogs and media about our products, our business, and our industry here:

Ground-breaking International Collaboration pursues the early detection of Endometrial and Ovarian Cancers

New York City-based Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Adelaide, South Australia-based Numedico Technologies, have signed a Collaboration Development Agreement (CDA). The international collaboration team will design, develop and commercialise a device for the screening and early detection of endometrial and ovarian cancers.
March 14th, 2018  • 
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The choice to invest in technology to save lives and money

Health care is often a leading issue in political races across the globe, featuring strategies for controlling costs while enhancing the quality of care. A popular component of such plans is greater resourcing of preventive health measures such as cancer screening tests.
March 6th, 2018  • 
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Children tested for HIV after receiving needlestick injury

Retractable safety syringe technology results in a used needle retracting safely into the barrel, encapsulating it completely. As such it achieves a number of outcomes preventing needle reuse, encasing the sharp (the needle in its own barrel) and most importantly preventing the spread of blood borne pathogens.
January 25th, 2018  •  Media & News
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Children receive needlestick injuries from a used needle in a residential playground

Two 8 year-old boys have each received a needlestick injury from a traditional syringe thrown carelessly away after use in a purpose built children’s playground in the Western Australian rural town of Esperance and now face months of testing including screening for HIV.
January 1st, 2018  •  Media & News
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The Growing Epidemic of Needle Reuse

Recently the issue of needlestick injury (NSI) hit the headlines in Adelaide, South Australia, when a girl of eight years was stuck by a used needle protruding from a sharps container in a service station toilet.
November 21st, 2017  • 
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CEO Neville Calvert speaks with ABC Radio on NSI and Safety Syringe Technology

Recently the issue of needlestick injury (NSI) hit the headlines in Adelaide, South Australia, when a girl of eight years was stuck by a used needle protruding from a sharps container in a service station toilet.
October 26th, 2017  •  Media & News
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It's not general rubbish!

Millions of people across the globe use sharps outside of health care facilities as a part of their daily routine. Many of these people require the use of sharps for ongoing medical conditions and others use them for recreational purposes.
October 18th, 2017  •  Media & News
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Removing the risk of needlestick injury

Needlestick injury has hit the headlines again this week in Adelaide, with the story of a little girl pricked by a used needle protruding from a sharps container in a service station toilet. Every parent’s nightmare.
October 18th, 2017  •  Media & News
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It’s not just health care workers that are at risk

A recent article in The Herald Dispatch detailed that the Huntington City Council in West Virginia, USA has made the decision to outfit every fire-fighter in their service with needle-resistant gloves in a pro-active move to protect them from needlestick related injury[1].
September 25th, 2017  • 
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Prevention is the best medicine and often the cheapest.

A recent article by the ABC cited that two new Hepatitis C medications, which were approved and listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) in March 2016, cost the Australian taxpayer close to $943 million in four months and provided just 43,943 prescriptions.
September 19th, 2017  •  Media & News
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