Bio-Medical Waste Management System

International Journal of Nursing and Health Science
© 2015 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal
Volume 1 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Dr.C.Periya Ganesh
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Dr.C.Periya Ganesh, "Bio-Medical Waste Management System," SSRG International Journal of Nursing and Health Science, vol. 1,  no. 1, pp. 5-7, 2015. Crossref,


A legislative framework for Bio Medical Waste Management (BMWM) was conventional in the country more than a period ago. The consequence of waste disposal organization is a very imperative and integral part of any health care system. Health care providers have been ignorant or they did not fundamentally know the basic aspect of the importance and efficient supervision of hospital waste. Appropriate treatment, handling and removal of medicine waste play a significant role in hospital infection managing programme. Objectives of BMW management typically involves preventing diffusion of illness from patient to patient, from patient to medical expert to forestall injury to the health care employee and staff in support services, whereas handling medicine waste, to forestall general exposure to the harmful effects of the cytotoxic, geotaxis and chemical medicine waste generated in hospitals. If properly designed and applied, waste management is a comparatively valuable combine degreed an economical compliance-related observe. This critical review discusses about the gathering, segregation, treatment and disposal of medicine waste and its numerous varieties.


Bio-medical waste, Disposal, Segregation, Treatment, waste disposal, WHO approved methodology.


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