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Manage medical waste effectively, says Khanna

Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna on Saturday stressed the importance of effective management of medical waste to minimise health risk to healthcare workers.

delhi Updated: Oct 30, 2010 23:36 IST
IANS

Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna on Saturday stressed the importance of effective management of medical waste to minimise health risk to healthcare workers.

Khanna, in his inaugural address at the annual conference of the Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management (ISHWM) in the Capital, said the efforts would also lead

to enhancing safety of the workers. "Medical waste should be effectively managed. This will not only minimise health risk to healthcare workers but also enhance their safety," Khanna said.

The conference was jointly hosted by ISHWM and Delhi government's health department.

First Published: Oct 30, 2010 23:35 IST