Biomedical waste management in nursing homes and smaller hospitals in Delhi.

@article{Verma2008BiomedicalWM,
  title={Biomedical waste management in nursing homes and smaller hospitals in Delhi.},
  author={Lalji K Verma and Shyamala Mani and Nitu Sinha and Sunita Rana},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={
          2723-34
        }
}
The management of biomedical waste is a crucial issue in health and environmental management. Rules in India were promulgated in 1998, originally with a deadline of December 2000 and extended to December 2002; however, the actual situation remains far from satisfactory. A study conducted in 2001 by CEE, New Delhi; indicated an implementation deficit. To gauge the present situation, a survey was undertaken during 2005-2006. A systematic analysis of current biomedical waste management practices… CONTINUE READING
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