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Government of Nepal
Safe Management of Waste generated during the evacuation of 175 Nepalese students from Wuhan, China during the COVID-19 pandemic
HECAF360
SAFE MANAGEMENT OF THE HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATED AND STORED AS RESIDUAL WASTE IN THE VACCINE CENTERS OF KATHMANDU VALLEY DURING COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN
World Health Organization (WHO)
This job aid provides guidance on safe and effective management and disposal of wastes generated by COVID-19 vaccination activities at the facility level. It reminds health workers and wastes...
World Bank
The vaccine tracker was developed by World Bank in an effort to identify countries in urgent need of financial and operational support for vaccine deployment readiness, and to monitor, track and...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Bhutan: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Bhutan: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The Gambia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,The Gambia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
Banque Mondiale, Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
Guinée Bissau: Analyse de la réponse du pays à la COVID-19 et identification des meilleures pratiques et des lacunes cruciales à prendre en compte dans les futurs plans d’intervention pratiques...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Somalia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Somalia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Mozambique: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Mozambique: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Botswana: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Botswana: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Syria: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Syria: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Ten case studies in annex 5 illustrate the implementation of health care waste recommendations
Karan Sagar, Adama Sawadogo, Amos Chweya, Wendy Prosser
Gavi and UNICEF present a new TechNet webinar on health care waste management with a focus on the immunisation program. As immunisation increasingly reaches more people, health care waste (HCW) also...
Health Care Without Harm Global Team
The alternatives database is a web tool, developed by the Health Care Without Harm Global Team, to help staff responsible for procuring healthcare waste treatment technologies to identify...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This synthesis document provides a high-level summary of the complete document, Health Care Waste Management in Immunisation Programs: Guidance for Proposal Planning, which was designed to help you...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This guide was designed to help you to prepare and plan your HCWM system, and to clarify your country’s HCWM status to help you develop proposals for funding and investment from an immunisation...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
The HCWM maturity model is not a full-scale assessment; it is meant to initiate discussion and a high-level review. As a strategic-level assessment tool, the maturity model is the first step in both...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The purpose of this document is two-fold. The first is to provide criteria for selecting technologies to facilitate decision making for improved health care waste management in health care...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document highlights the key aspects of safe health-care waste management in order to guide policy-makers, practitioners and facility managers to improve such services in health-care facilities....
UNICEF
Для того чтобы помочь странам эффективно управлять отходами иммунизации, образующимися в ходе плановой...
UNICEF
Afin d’aider les pays à gérer efficacement les déchets de vaccination générés par la vaccination systématique et par les activités de vaccination supplémentaires (AVS), la plate-forme...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF
This is the 1st presentation of a TechNet webinar lead by Gavi and UNICEF on health care waste management with a focus on the immunisation program. As immunisation increasingly reaches more people,...
UNICEF, JSI, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This is the 2nd presentation of a TechNet webinar lead by Gavi and UNICEF on health care waste management with a focus on the immunisation program. As immunisation increasingly reaches more people,...
UNICEF
To support countries to effectively manage immunization waste generated from both routine immunization and supplementary immunization activities (SIAs), the Appropriate Disposal (ADIW) platform has...
Правительство Кыргызской Республики
В них перечислены санитарно-эпидемиологические требования Кыргызстана к медицинским и профилактическим...
Правительство Кыргызской Республики
Настоящий Закон определяет государственную политику в области обращения с отходами производства и...
Republic of Nigeria: Ministries of Health and the Environment
This is an official guide and reference necessary to provide direction to the national strategic health services programs for Nigeria.
Republic of Kenya: Ministry of Health
This Health Care Waste Management SOPs were developed as a result of the need to strategically and professionally manage the healthcare waste arising from the healthcare industry as well as...
Republic of Kenya: Ministry of Health
This is an official guide and reference necessary to provide direction to the national strategic health services programs in Kenya.
Elijah Ige Ohimain, Stephen Obekpa Abah
A cross sectional descriptive study was carried out between June and September 2008 at a tertiary health facility (Teaching Hospital) in Nigeria with the aim of assessing the current practices and...
PRISM
Case study on the Dhaka City Corporation, a PPP with the state of Bangladesh in providing Healthcare Waste Management . This case study highlights an example of how the private sector can aid in...
AIDSTAR-One (USAID)
Upon request of the U.S. Agency for International Development/Central Asia Region (USAID/CAR) the AIDSTAR-One Project engaged two senior staff from JSI’s Making Medical Injection Safer (MMIS)...
PATH
This is a report on managing waste safely and appropriately to minimize risks of infection and injury in Myanmar. It summarizes the current Healthcare Waste Management system, and talks about project...
NewYork-Presbyterian
This is a case study of a specific hospital in Queens, New York that has implemented a tremendous amount of innovate approaches to Healthcare Waste Management , taking into account environmental...
Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals
A very comprehensive guide with case studies, tools, as well as other facets of Healthcare Waste Management in the U.S. This guide looks at integrating waste contracts (or at least coordination of...
World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Development Programme, Healthcare Without Harm
This article talks about a specific private public partnership in Ghana where a company named ZoomPak was able to help Ghana in increasing the availability of Waste Management treatment and disposal...
ZoomPak
An article on Public Private Partnerships and their service provision in waste management in Ghana
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report presents the status of Healthcare Waste Management in selected countries in the Western Pacific Region. The compilation of the report was based on a survey conducted in selected countries...
AKHS Kenya
The brief is based on the experience of a pilot project in the Kwale District. It focuses on a number of issues related to the management of health facilities: the rational for decentralisation of...
Swiss Red Cross
This publication describes the innovative system that was developed in Kyrgyzstan and implemented in the frame of a bilateral cooperation project financed by the SDC. The system in the Kyrgyz...
GEF/UNDP
Quick factsheet on UN and GEF’s projects in Africa that are aimed at improving Healthcare Waste Management. Specifically this document focuses on projects that used an innovative or relatively...
UNEP
This compendium reviews basic data on healthcare waste, including material constituents, moisture content, incombustibles, heating value, chemical composition, and bulk density.
World Bank
The Decision Maker’s Guides for Solid Waste Management Technologies were created to help mayors and decision makers understand the various technologies and when they would be appropriate based on...
Healthcare Without Harm
Decision-makers faced with the choice of upgrading or maintaining an existing medical waste incinerator, installing a new one, or contracting with a hauler who may take the waste to a large off-site...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The purpose of this document is two-fold. The first is to provide criteria for selecting technologies to facilitate decision making for improved health care waste management in health care...
RAND Corporation
This is a framework for making and justifying decisons for purchased services. The authors of this report discuss recent legislation designed to protect small businesses by ensuring that bundling...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This series of guides aims to promote better management of healthcare technology and to provide practical advice on all aspects of its acquisition and utilization, as well as on the organization and...
Government of India
This is a chapter from a larger Immunization Handbook for Medical Officers that the Government of India produced as as an in-country guide.
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
L'objectif de ce document est de fournir des orientations pour choisir l'option la plus appropriée pour gérer de façon sécuritaire les déchets solides produits dans les centres de soins de...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The objective of this document is to provide guidance for selecting the most appropriate option for safely managing solid waste generated at PHCs in developing countries.
Government of Bangladesh
This is an in-depth overview of monitoring the national operational plan for Healthcare Waste Management in Bangladesh.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Tool for budgeting of Healthcare Waste Management plans in developing countries
OMS/PENU
Principes fondamentaux de la définition des déchets de soins de santé, lignes directrices pour l'élaboration d'un système de gestion des déchets de soins de santé et moyens de procéder à des...
World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Development Programme
Fundamentals for defining Healthcare Waste, guidelines to develop a Healthcare Waste Management system, and ways to conduct proper assessments.
Healthcare Without Harm
Comprehensive overview of everything that is involved in developing a proper budget for a Healthcare Waste Management plan. This includes enumerated steps to take, examples and common formulas in...
Healthcare Without Harm
Guidance on how to develop a healthcare waste management plan, including definitions of salient aspects/roles as well as the enumeration of important principles that will help guide one's own plan...
UNDP
The I-RAT is a rapid assessment tool to obtain an initial indication of the level of healthcare waste management at an individual healthcare facility. The tool results in an overall score that can be...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This rapid assessment tool is a part of an overall strategy developed by WHO which aims at reducing the disease burden caused by poor healthcare waste management (HCWM) through the promotion of best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The purpose of this field guide is to provide comprehensive information on planning and implementing high-quality Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIAs) for injectable vaccines and highlight...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This handbook provides comprehensive guidance on safe, efficient, and environmentally sound methods for the handling and disposal of health-care wastes in normal situations and emergencies. Future...
World Health Organization (WHO)
One module within WHO’s highly respected MLM Training, it describes how to ensure every vaccination is given safely, how to manage waste materials, and how to monitor adverse events. This module...
Expanded Polystyrene Recycling Association of India
This website is a resource for recycling expanded polystyrene in India.
Parsons ML, Karasek FW, Hawley-Fedder RA
An apparatus permitting the combustion of large (2 g) polymer samples at high temperature is described. Effluents from combustion are collected in cold traps (liquid nitrogen) and on glass wool for...
Thermogard
This page how to properly dispose of Thermogard gel ice packs.
Cold Chain Technologies
This page describe the proper disposal of various phase materials and gel packs developed by Cold Chain Technologies, Inc.
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guidance\'s objectives are to: 1. Raise the level of awareness and contribute to capacity building on issues associated with decommissioning and disposal by providing an overview of CCE...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guidance\'s objectives are to: 1. Raise the level of awareness and contribute to capacity building on issues associated with decommissioning and disposal by providing an overview of CCE...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Les objectifs généraux de ce guide sont les suivants : 1. Accroître le niveau de sensibilisation et contribuer au renforcement des capacités sur les questions associées au...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guidance\'s objectives are to: 1. Raise the level of awareness and contribute to capacity building on issues associated with decommissioning and disposal by providing an overview of CCE...
Dorothy Leab et al.
This journal article presents key findings from a survey of 43 countries about the status of NLWGs. The study was conducted by the WHO-UNICEF Immunization Supply Chain Hub.
World Health Organization (WHO)
The Antalya 2004 consultation, organized back-to-back with the Technology and Operations Panel meeting, welcomed a total of 105 participants including 15 participants representing national...
World Health Organization (WHO)
PPT exploring the benefits of administering aerosol measles vaccine.
Belay Anagaw et al.
Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver due to viral infections and there are groups of viruses that affects the liver of which hepatitis B and C viruses are the causative agents of sever...
Thakur V & Anbanandam R
The World Health Organization identified infectious healthcare waste as a threat to the environment and human health. India\'s current medical waste management system has limitations, which lead to...
E Agbenu, Y Chartier, J Eleeza, K O Antwi-Agyei, S Diamenu, O Ronveaux, W Perea
BACKGROUND: Current WHO best infection control practices for injections do not address the use of hub cutters due to insufficient evidence on safety and efficacy. OBJECTIVE: To assess the impact...
Hassan Taghipour et al.
Treating hazardous-infectious medical waste can be carried out on-site or off-site of health-care establishments. Nevertheless, the selection between on-site and off-site locations for treating...
Kelly L Edmunds et al.
Emerging infectious diseases present threats to global health.1 The 2014–2016 Ebola virus disease outbreak in western Africa – caused by the Democratic Republic of the Congo strain – caught...
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India
The objective of the Handbook is to enable the Cold Chain Handlers to efficiently manage the vaccines and cold chain system. It aims to equip them with the required technical and practical guidance...
UNDP
The document Waste Stream Concept Development is Part B of the Healthcare Waste Management Toolkit for GF Policy Makers and Practitioners. The other two documents are: Part A: Rational for...
UNDP
This document is the first part of a toolkit for environmental safeguarding of GF grants. The toolkit is intended to help to reduce risks from the generation and disposal of HCW, especially the...
Nilsson J et al.
Unsafe injections and substandard waste management are public health issues exposing healthcare workers and the community to the risk of infections. The objective of this study was to assess the...
Ciplak N & Barton JR.
Healthcare waste consists of various types of waste materials generated at hospitals, medical research centres, clinics and laboratories. Although 75-90% of this waste is classified as \'domestic\'...
Qaiser S1
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are 350 million people with chronic HBV infection and 170 million people with chronic HCV infection worldwide. Hepatitis B is estimated to...
Kühling JG & Pieper U
In many Southeast Asian countries, significant challenges persist with regard to the proper management and disposal of healthcare waste. The amount of healthcare waste in these countries is...
Idowu I et al.
Proper management and safe disposal of medical waste (MW) is vital in the reduction of infection or illness through contact with discarded material and in the prevention of environmental...
Halkyer P et al.
Over 3 weeks in 2006, 3826083 persons were vaccinated against rubella during a national immunization campaign in Bolivia. This campaign was the largest mass immunization campaign ever conducted in...
Khammaneechan P et al.
This evaluative research study aimed to assess the effects of the central healthcare incinerator project on waste management in Yala Province. The study data were collected twice: at baseline and...
Farshad A et al.
This study seeks to compare volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emissions and the microbial disinfectant safety in non-incineration waste disposal devices.
Marco Martuzzi et al.
The scientific evidence on the health effects of waste-related exposure is not conclusive. Differential exposure to waste by socio-economic status (SES) is often documented, but the interplay between...
Mohammad Abul Bashar Sarker et al.
Improper handling of medical wastes, which is common in Bangladesh, could adversely affect the hospital environment and community at large, and poses a serious threat to public health. The...
G. Garcia, L. Maillart, M. Mofrad, B. Norman, J. Rajgopal
VaCRO is an Excel based tool that helps clinicians minimize open vial waste while maximizing immunization coverage by using the mathematical models to determine cut-off times for which it is optimal...
Valerie Remedios, Vicki Doyle, Olivier Ronveaux, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Abdallah Bchir
OBJECTIVES: To measure the accuracy and quality of immunization information systems in a range of low-income countries eligible to receive GAVI support. METHODS: The Data Quality Audit (DQA) uses a...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Management and safe disposal of vaccination waste at health facility level (applicable for non-live vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines)