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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 16/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Twenty-seven health, safety and environmental specialists from across the country are taking part in a 12-day training programme on medical waste management.


Organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH), the programme is seeing discussions on improper disposal of medical waste by public and private healthcare establishments and its impact on public health and the environment.


''Proper disposal of medical waste is essential for the public and environmental health, and as a result the ministry decided to have professionals to manage medical waste in the country. The training programme is a step in that direction. Participants are being briefed about the need for creating awareness on safe disposal of medical waste among public and private healthcare institutions,'' said Dr Issa Said al Shuaili, head of occupational health sectio in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in MoH.


Participants are also being briefed on segregation, collection, transportation and disposal of medical waste. ''They are being briefed on recycling and how to segregate such waste in colour-coded bags or containers.''


Dr Shuaili said that the participants are being told about the need to have separate storage rooms and transport vehicles for medical waste.


''Attendees are being briefed about risks and the need for using basic protective gear while disposing medical waste. Our aim is to have an effective medical waste management programme in line with best practices across the world.''


The training is being conducted by experts in public and environmental health, infection control and medical waste management.


The programme will conclude on Thursda

 


Muscat Daily




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