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POST 00849E : MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT : AN EXAMPLE 31 October 2005 _____________________________________ Carib Nelson ( is sending a document describing the model of a medical waste management system in Indonesia. The document (430 KB) is available for download from : _____________________________________ Working with the Ministries of Health and Water&Sanitation in Yogyakarta Indonesia, PATH modeled practical approaches to sharps waste management for health centers. In the urban areas the project focused on developing a simple collection and transportation system to deliver medical waste to an existing hospital incinerator. In rural areas, small scale incinerators were installed in central locations where nearby health centers could send their sharps waste. This report describes the steps taken to design and implement these model waste management systems. Carib Carib Nelson Immunization Technologies PATH Seattle, USA ______________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________ 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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