Assessment of Health Care Waste Management Practices in Three Districts in Uganda

Increasingly, health care waste (HCW) is generated in significantly large volumes and of diverse types. In order to fully understand the prevailing practices of managing HCW and methods of final waste disposal at health facilities in the targeted districts, AIDSTAR-One conducted a cross-sectional facility-based survey and a record review of the treatment and disposal facilities to determine benchmarks for HCWM practices in the project districts.

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