Alternatives for the treatment and disposal of healthcare wastes in developing countries.

  title={Alternatives for the treatment and disposal of healthcare wastes in developing countries.},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Felipe D{\'i}az and George M. Savage and Linda L Eggerth},
  journal={Waste management},
  volume={25 6},
Waste production in healthcare facilities in developing countries has brought about a variety of concerns due to the use of inappropriate methods of managing the wastes. Inappropriate treatment and final disposal of the wastes can lead to adverse impacts to public health, to occupational health and safety, and to the environment. Unfortunately, most economically developing countries suffer a variety of constraints to adequately managing these wastes. Generally in developing countries, few… CONTINUE READING


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