Monday, 5 July 2021

Equal Times: Clinical waste workers: unprotected, untrained, underpaid and undervalued

 


"It was an accident that could have been avoided. While a waste collector was incinerating infectious waste at Connaught Hospital, Sierra Leone’s principal adult referral centre in the capital Freetown, a spark shot out of the intense furnace into his eye and destroyed it..."

In low and middle income countries, managing clinical waste is a dangerous job. Read the full story on Equal Times.


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