Medical waste must be managed effectively: Khanna

October 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna Saturday stressed the importance of effective management of medical waste to minimise health risk to healthcare workers.

Khanna, in his inaugural address at the annual conference of the Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management (ISHWM) here, said the efforts would also lead to enhancing safety of the workers.

“Medical waste should be effectively managed. This will not only minimise health risk to healthcare workers but also enhance their safety,” Khanna said.

The conference was jointly hosted by ISHWM and Delhi government’s health department.

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