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A study on status of biomedical waste management in two hospitals of Gulbarga city, Karnataka, India

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Biomedical waste management was become an important issue as it poses potential health risks and damage to the environment. Biomedical waste if not handled in a proper way, is a potent source of diseases like HIV, Hepatitis B and C and other bacterial diseases causing serious threat to human health so prime attention needed for its safe and proper disposal. Purpose of study was to highlight certain aspects of hospital waste management status in health facilities providing health care in two hospitals namely, Dhanvantri Hospital and Vaatsalya Hospital.
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  • Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalburgi, 585106, Karnataka, India, murligugzoology@gmail.com
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  • Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalburgi, 585106, Karnataka, India, kkavyaksaraf@gmail.com
  • Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalburgi, 585106, Karnataka, India, ssugur69@gmail.com
References
  • [1] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), Draft Guideline for Environmental Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities, (2000) 96-101.
  • [2] Askarian, Mehrdad, vakili, Mahmood, Kabir, Gholamhosein, Waste Management, 24, (2004) 347-352.
  • [3] Bio-medical waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998.
  • [4] Need of Biomedical Waste Management System in Hospitals- an Emerging issue- A Review, Praveen Matur, Sangeeta Patan and Anand S. Shobhawat, Current World Environment. An International Research Journal of Environmental Science.
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