By product of healthcare activities if not handled properly may prone to be counterproductive and there is a dire need of disposing it off with a view to eliminate the possibilities of infection spread. If not done appropriately in a healthcare facility, patients, hospital staff and general visiting public will remain susceptible to contracting multiple diseases which may engulf large communities.
The training on waste management is a ‘MUST’ for the safety of patients, healthcare workers and society in general and important for its contribution to the economy of the country. The training will allow participants to learn about the hospital waste in general, how to manage the waste, the types of waste and their safe disposal. The training is equally beneficial for the healthcare employees who are responsible for the safe disposal of waste in their respective areas of hospitals, and their supervisors and managers, who can facilitate in resource management for appropriate waste disposal.