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Safe Management of Wastes From Health-Care Activities: Second Edition

This handbook provides comprehensive guidance on safe methods for the handling and disposal of health-care waste. It defines the categories of waste and pays particular attention to basic processes and technologies for managing waste in low-resource settings. The guide is aimed at public health managers and policymakers, hospital managers, environmental health professionals, and all administrators with an interest in and responsibility for waste management.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

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5.74 MB PDF (Located at apps.who.int)

Resource types: Training material

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Injection safety and waste management

Regions: Global