Assessment of healthcare waste generated by some selected public hospitals in Katsina State, Nigeria

  • A Umar
  • A Yaro
  • B Abdukarim
Keywords: Waste management, Health care waste, Management Katsina State

Abstract

This article has been retracted by the journal Editor.

Healthcare wastes include anatomical, pathological and clinical infectious/ hazardous organic and inorganic waste. The waste is disposed off in unscientific manner. The study has been conducted in the government hospitals only to reveal the per day waste generation on each patient, present mode of waste management within the units bed, our suggestions which will help the units to improve their waste management practices, in Katsina State, Nigeria.

Keywords: Waste management, Health care waste, Management Katsina State

Published
2011-02-18
Section
Articles

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2006-6996
print ISSN: 2006-6996