Clinical waste management plant set up in Rajshahi

16 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: A clinical waste management plant has been established in Rajshahi city aimed at bringing all the wastes including the risky and harmful ones produced in both public and private clinics, diagnostics and hospitals under proper and hygienic management and disposal.

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) and Prism Foundation jointly installed the plant on more than one bigha of land in Naodapara area here under a memorandum of understanding signed between the two entities earlier, reports BSS.

RCC officials revealed this while taking part in a view-sharing meeting titled “Clinical Waste Management (out house management)” with executives and representatives of government and non-government hospitals held at the city bhaban conference hall on Monday.

Chaired by RCC Chief Executive Officer Dr Sharif Uddin, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Chief Medical Officer of Rajshahi University Dr Tabibur Rahman Sheikh, Deputy Director of Department of Environment Munir Hossain, Superintendent of Chest Diseases Hospital Dr Sultana Akter, local unit President of Bangladesh Private Hospital, Clinic and Diagnostics Owners Association Dr Abdul Mannan and Director of Christian Mission Hospital Dr Devid Khan.