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Biomedical Waste Management System in Hospitals

Saurav Upadhyay, Justin Varghese


Medical care is essential for our lives and health, although medical waste is a real problem of the life and world of man. Inadequate waste management in health facilities directly affects patients, the population, health professionals, and the environment. In health hospitals and facilities around the world, relatively large amounts of potentially infectious and dangerous waste are generated every day. The indiscriminate dumping and exposure of BMW and hospital waste have serious environmental and human health risks that require specific care and supervision before their final disposal. This review deals with basic issues such as the definitions, problems relating to biomedical waste, and the process of managing and disposal of biomedical waste management. It also intends to raise awareness among the staff involved in the health care unit.


Hazardous waste, biomedical waste management, health care unit, medical, environment

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