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POST 00811E : HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT 16 July 2005 _____________________________________ Yves Chartier (mailto:chartiery@who.int) from WHO informs us that the health care waste management site has been redesigned and improved (see below). Also, Luiz Diaz (mailto:ludiaz@calrecovery.com) from the United States, draws our attention to an issue of the journal "Waste Management". Please note that TechNet has not reviewed this journal and the posting of the information does not constitute an endorsement. __________________________________________ Dear all, Please visit the new and completely updated website for Health Care Waste. Main sections are : Introduction (Overview, News, Basic Info, Risks, Risk reduction, Waste steps, Categories, Agreements, Emergencies, Spillages, HCWM policy), Search (documents, links, country info, case studies, technical), Management, Training, Regulatory, Technologies (Overview, National level, Large, Medium and Small HCFs), and Contacts. So as to keep this site active and dynamic, any questions, comments, suggestions additional information are encouraged (see the contact section for more information). The overview page will tell you how to make the best use of this site through quick links, search and more. This site is also yours and its aim is to provide quality information, to help in decision making for the development of quality intervention in the field of health-care waste management in all countries. Access the new version of the World Health Organization web site on health-care waste from the two WHO links below. Directly from: http://www.healthcarewaste.org or from the Water, Sanitation and Health site: http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health Yves CHARTIER Public health engineer Water, Sanitation and Health Protection of the Human Environment World Health Organization ---------------------------- Information to professionals that may be interested on the management of solid wastes produced in healthcare facilities. Waste Management (the official journal of the International Waste Working Group and published by Elsevier) has devoted the entire issue (Volume 25, Issue 6, 2005, Pages 626-637) to manuscripts dealing with various aspects of healthcare wastes. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Luis F. Diaz or the Managing Editor, Ms. Linda Eggerth (mailto:leggerth@calrecovery.com) Luis F. Diaz President, CalRecovery Inc. Editor-in-Chief, Waste Management ______________________________________________________________________________ Visit the TECHNET21 Website at http://www.technet21.org You will find instructions to subscribe, a direct access to archives, links to reference documents and other features. ______________________________________________________________________________ To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to : mailto:LISTSERV@listes.ulaval.ca 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 (http://www.ccisd.org) ______________________________________________________________________________


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