Report: Healthcare waste characterization in Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.

@article{Alam2008ReportHW,
  title={Report: Healthcare waste characterization in Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.},
  author={Md Maksud Alam and Mohammad Sujauddin and Gazi Mohammed Asif Iqbal and Syed Mohammed Shamsul Huda},
  journal={Waste management & research : the journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={291-6}
}
Healthcare waste management (HCWM) options are inconsistent in Bangladesh. One of the first critical steps in the process of developing a reliable waste management plan requires a comprehensive understanding of the quantities and characteristics of the waste that needs to be managed. This study took into consideration both the quantity and quality of the generated waste to determine the generation rates and physical properties of healthcare waste (HCW) in Chittagong Medical College Hospital… CONTINUE READING

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