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  3. Friday, 25 June 2004
POST 00690E : WASTE MANAGEMENT EVALUATION Follow-up on Posts 00665E and 00675E 25 June 2004 ____________________________ It is true that Health Care Waste should be treated in a global and integrated manner. However, this requires qualified human resources, sophisticated techniques, and all that with financial implications. With the little means at the disposal of Health Care in our developing countries, it would be rather difficult to implement such a vision. But should we just stand by and do nothing about it? Personally, I think no, and I believe it will be good to start with something. With the danger of used syringes and needles, and through the new dynamic of EPI, Senegal has undertaken the treatment of sharps waste. It would not make sense to limit ourselves to EPI sharps thus in Senegal it concerns all used syringes and needles. To assess this kind of system, one needs to revisit the objectives that had been defined and the situation at the start as well as the end ( = time T of the evaluation). Dr Ndiouga Diallo ( Sénégal ______________________________________________________________________________ Visit the TECHNET21 Website at You will find instructions to subscribe, a direct access to archives, links to reference documents and other features. ______________________________________________________________________________ To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to : Leave the subject area BLANK In the message body, write unsubscribe TECHNET21E ______________________________________________________________________________ The World Health Organization and UNICEF support TechNet21. The TechNet21 e-Forum is a communication/information tool for generation of ideas on how to improve immunization services. It is moderated by Claude Letarte and is hosted in cooperation with the Centre de coopération internationale en santé et développement, Québec, Canada ( ______________________________________________________________________________

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