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Medical Waste
Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.22

Bio-medical waste glare on state

The eastern zone bench of the National Green Tribunal has slammed the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) for not taking any actions against defaulting hospitals and healthcare facilities ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 02.02.22

Study led by IIT Delhi professor guides hospitals in selecting firms for waste disposal

The research paper was published in the Journal of Environmental Management...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Waste land: Disposing bio-medical trash

One false move can foil grand stratagems, especially in the battle against a deadly virus. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments and healthcare organizations have directed their attent...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Green board guidline on medical waste

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a revised guideline about management of biomedical waste linked to Covid-19, outlining roles of urban local bodies and state pollution control boards in ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Rise in drug-resistant diseases threatens India

The world could well be returning to the dark ages before penicillin when even ordinary soil bacteria could slay the weak at will. The latest report of the United Nations Interagency Coordination Grou...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.19

Jharkhand acts on barcode for hospital waste

Two years after the Centre drafted guidelines for using a barcode system to ensure proper disposal of biomedical waste, the state has woken up to the need to implement the same.Member-secretary of Jha...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Risk in waste of quarantined

The medical waste generated by contacts of Covid-19 positive persons quarantined at their homes can spread the infection unless collected and treated properly, warn public health experts.Though the Bi...
By Jayanta Basu


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