Health Care Waste Management in Uganda

Health Care Waste Management in Uganda Fact Sheet

Health service delivery in Uganda is administered through 111 districts, 254 health sub-districts, and over 3,000 health units. These service delivery areas generate health care waste that contributes to the spread of infectious communicable diseases, which, according to the Ministry of Healths health management information system data, accounts for 60 to 80 percent of the disease burden in Uganda.

Public-private Partnerships for a Centralized Waste Disposal Treatment Plant in Eastern Uganda Issue Brief

Public-private partnerships are collaborative endeavors that combine resources from both the public and private sectors to achieve targeted goals. The public-private partnership model can be applied to find and implement efficient and sustainable approaches to solving health care waste management challenges in Uganda.

September 4, 2012
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USAID, PEPFAR, Uganda, aidstar-one, healthcare waste management, waste management, health care waste management

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