Health Care Waste Characteristics at Selected Health Facilities in Mbarara District, Uganda

With the scale up of high-impact interventions to address high infectious disease prevalence comes with it an ever-increasing volume of health care waste. This increase in generated waste poses risk for health workers, patients, communities, and the environment. AIDSFree assessed the suitable waste treatment technologies, developed equipment specifications, and established operating parameters for health care waste treatment.

July 13, 2017
Year of publication
2016
Resource types
Reports and Fact sheets
Tags
Uganda, health care waste management, health care waste management (HCWM), interventions, waste treatment technologies, infectious diseases, health care waste, health care waste treatment

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