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Nagaland: Bio-medical waste management training held in Kiphire

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By EMN Updated: Sep 01, 2022 8:57 pm
Bio medical waste management training held in Kiphire
Healthcare workers are seen attending the training on bio-medical waste management in Kiphire town on August 30.

Dimapur, Sep. 1 (EMN): Nagaland Health Project (NHP) with support from the office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Kiphire, conducted a district-level refreshers training on implementation of bio-medical waste management (BMWM) for all health facilities under Kiphire on August 30 at District Hospital, Kiphire.

The training was imparted to orient healthcare workers about managing bio-medical waste in their respective health centres, an update from the CMO’s office stated.

In her opening remarks, CMO of Kiphire, Dr. R Chubala Aier, has highlighted about bio-medical waste management, wherein she called upon all the participants to get conversant in managing biomedical wastes and asked them to teach the same to other healthcare workers in their respective health units. She also asked them to keep practicing every day whatever they have learn during the training.

Presenting the objectives and overview of the training, Zitilong Sangtam, DF of NHP and resource person, stated that the training would the focus on importance of BMWM, how it is carried out, rules and regulation under BMWM, and use of PPE among others.

Meanwhile, Chenosin Yim, DPM, Quality Assurance and resource person, oriented the trainees on segregation, collection, handling, storage, and transportation of biomedical wastes and mentioned about various BMWM treatments and disposal technologies.

She also spoke on ‘who should segregate biomedical waste, when to segregate biomedical waste, and the reason for segregation, treatment, and disposal of biomedical waste.’

Report stated that the functions of different colour coded waste bins in health facilities were discussed.

The importance on personal protection and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) while handling biomedical waste was delivered by Dr. Sikukhiumew Torechu, MO.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 01, 2022 8:57:00 pm
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