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Assessment of Medical Waste Disposal in Governmental Hospitals in Omdurman Locality,Khartoum State, Sudan(2015)

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dc.contributor.author Ahmed, Magdi Abdelsalam Alkhidir Mohamed
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-21T07:49:12Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-21T07:49:12Z
dc.date.issued 2017-05-25
dc.identifier.uri http://repo.uofg.edu.sd/handle/123456789/3523
dc.description A Dissertation، Submitted to the University of Gezira in Partial Fulfillment of the،Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Master of Science،In Public and Environmental Health، Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences، May- 2015 en_US
dc.description.abstract Management of medical waste is very important due to its infectious and hazardous nature that can cause risks on environment and public health. The risks associated with healthcare waste and its management has gained attention across the world in various events, local and international forums and summits .This study was aimed to assess the medical waste disposals in(12) governmental hospitals in Omdurman locality through identification of the hospitals that follow the proper disposal and handling of medical waste and management as well. In addition, to determine the health requirement needed for hospital workers .A descriptive cross sectional study conducted in Omdurman locality with sample size of (383) medical waste workers in Governmental hospitals. Questionnaires and interviews were the data collection tools used and SPSS for analysis the data as well. The study found that the almost of respondents (97.7%) known that medical waste is harmful and can transmitted diseases, AIDS and HBV. The primary collection methods was bags stated by (79.6%) of the respondents and 99.5% of them stated it's classified and sorted according to its seriousness. Also 69% of the respondents had specific place for medical waste for storing.89.8% of respondents wear gloves when dealing with medical waste. (50%) of the respondents were not vaccinated against HBV. The study observed (83%) of the hospitals did not have incinerator for medical waste treatment. The study recommended for better management of medical waste proper training needed to the workers, ancillary staff, patients and everyone involved in the clinical waste management process and vaccinates the workers against HB. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Abdalla Ibrahim Abdalla ( M - Supervisor) Faisal Altaib Hassan ( Co-supervisor) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Gezira en_US
dc.subject Medical waste en_US
dc.subject Environment en_US
dc.subject public health en_US
dc.title Assessment of Medical Waste Disposal in Governmental Hospitals in Omdurman Locality,Khartoum State, Sudan(2015) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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