June 2002, Volume 52, Issue 6

Editorial

Unsafe Disposal of Medical Waste: a threat to the Community and Environment

A. Altaf  , S.A. Mujeeb

Healthcare waste is generated by facilities such as hospitals, medical research facilities and laboratories. It includes infectious waste, pathological waste, sharps, pharmaceutical waste, genotoxic waste, chemical waste, wastes with high contents of heavy metals and radioactive w

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