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Assessment of Medical Solid Waste Management in Khartoum State Hospitals

@inproceedings{Ahmed2014AssessmentOM,
  title={Assessment of Medical Solid Waste Management in Khartoum State Hospitals},
  author={N. O. Ahmed and G. A. Gasmelseed and A. Musa},
  year={2014}
}
The management of medical waste is of great significance due to its related potential environmental impacts and public health hazards. This study aims mainly to assess management practices in Khartoum hospitals. Twenty hospitals were undertaken in this study. The methodology is descriptive, cross-sectional and consists of the use of survey and interviews with the authorities of the hospitals. The results showed, that the hospitals generate a total of 6253.8 kg/day of wastes, of which about 5003… Expand

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