Ludhiana: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) organised two-days training workshop for representatives of twenty eight selected hospitals at DMCH. During the workshop, participating representatives will be given training in effective management of bio-medical waste.
UNIDO has appointed MS Ramaiah College and Hospital, Bangalore to impart this specialized training programme in five states of the country including Punjab, Mahrashtra, Orrisa, Gujjat and Karnataka.
A meeting was held recently in Chandigarh, during which lists of standard protocols were framed, which will be followed in conducting Training Workshop for the representatives of 28 selected hospitals.
Today, two-day workshop under the name Training of Trainers Workshop was inaugurated at DMCH where representatives of all selected 28 hospitals were present along with Secretary of DMCH Managing Society Prem Kumar Gupta, Principal Sandeep Puri, Dean Academics Dr. Rajoo Singh Chhina, who is also State Technical Advisor, Er Tejwant Singh Gill, Environmental Engineer with Punjab Pollution Control Board and Dr S Pruthvish, Professor and Head of Community Medicine from MS Ramaiah College, Bangalore.
In his message, Secretary Prem Kumar Gupta said that DMCH will be providing all sort of possible help to other institutions for implementing effective bio-medical waste management programmes. In their address to the audience, office bearers of UNIDO and Punjab Pollution Control Board informed that after getting training, these trained representatives will be effectively carrying on their duties of effective disposal of bio-medical waste in their respective institutions.
During the workshop, all the participants were informed in detail about various activities that has to be followed for proper disposal of bio-medical waste management. The participants were informed about proper segregation of biomedical waste, their disinfection and ultimately, its disposal. They were also told to monitor the waste management process on a routine basis.
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