The Potential Health Hazards Associated With Waste Scavenging in Ghana: A Case Study of Three Selected Dumpsites in Tema Metropolis

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The health implications of waste scavenging in solid waste management in Tema metropolis, Ghana, has been a cause of concern as no proper attention has been given to the scavengers. To isolate, characterize and identify pathogens associated with municipal waste that may be of public health importance; samples were collected from three dumpsites in Tema… (More)

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