Health

Improper disposal of medical waste is putting garbage collectors—and the public—at risk

Despite governmental regulations, a number of hospitals and clinics are not segregating their waste properly, leaving needles and body parts for general waste collectors. Improper disposal of medical waste is putting garbage collectors—and the public—at risk
Many medical institutions in Kathmandu are still failing to maintain waste disposal standards for hazardous waste due to lack of knowledge and resources, putting both workers and the environment at risk.  Kabin Adhikari/TKP
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Sneha Dahal
Published at : September 4, 2019
Updated at : September 4, 2019 09:48
Kathmandu

Sneha Dahal

Sneha Dahal is an editorial intern for The Post, and is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree at Thames International College in Kathmandu.


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