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The Journal of Community Health Management


Safe Management of Health-Care Wastes: An Uncared Area in Health System


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Author Details : Raja Danasekaran, Kalaivani Annadurai, Geetha Mani

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 1-2


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Abstract

Inadequate and inappropriate handling of health-care waste may have serious public health consequences and a significant impact on the environment. Sound management of health-care waste is thus a crucial component of environmental health protection. Establishment of a national policy and a legal framework, training of personnel, and raising public awareness are essential elements of successful health-care waste management.

Keywords: Health-care waste, Environment, Management

How to cite : Danasekaran R, Annadurai K, Mani G, Safe Management of Health-Care Wastes: An Uncared Area in Health System. J Community Health Manag 2016;3(1):1-2

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