Hospital solid waste management during COVID 19 pandemic in Nepal

Authors

  • Ram Prasad Sharma G
  • Raj Kumar Mehta
  • Siddeshwar Angadi

Keywords:

COVID-19; Personal Protective Equipments; Waste management.

Abstract

A newly discovered Novel Coronavirus is spreading across the world and is transforming the way, we sustain every day. COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for international and national or­ganizational level. Additionally, healthcare institution has many challenges to deal with COVID-19, especially in developing countries. Among the various challenges faced by healthcare institution, management of waste generated from treatment of COVID-19 patients is essential to prevent fur­ther impact on environment. Improper management of COVID-19 waste can lead to adverse public health ramification. Thus, good nationwide protocol and policies of waste management can play a vital role in protecting the health of nation and community.

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Published

2020-12-17

How to Cite

Sharma G, R. P., Mehta, R. K., & Angadi, S. (2020). Hospital solid waste management during COVID 19 pandemic in Nepal. Journal of Chitwan Medical College, 10(4), 100–102. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/JCMC/article/view/33456

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Review Articles