Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Oman- 27 specialists trained in safe medical waste management  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 16/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Twenty-seven health, safety and environmental specialists from across the country are taking part in a 12-day training programme on medical waste management.


Organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH), the programme is seeing discussions on improper disposal of medical waste by public and private healthcare establishments and its impact on public health and the environment.


''Proper disposal of medical waste is essential for the public and environmental health, and as a result the ministry decided to have professionals to manage medical waste in the country. The training programme is a step in that direction. Participants are being briefed about the need for creating awareness on safe disposal of medical waste among public and private healthcare institutions,'' said Dr Issa Said al Shuaili, head of occupational health sectio in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in MoH.


Participants are also being briefed on segregation, collection, transportation and disposal of medical waste. ''They are being briefed on recycling and how to segregate such waste in colour-coded bags or containers.''


Dr Shuaili said that the participants are being told about the need to have separate storage rooms and transport vehicles for medical waste.


''Attendees are being briefed about risks and the need for using basic protective gear while disposing medical waste. Our aim is to have an effective medical waste management programme in line with best practices across the world.''


The training is being conducted by experts in public and environmental health, infection control and medical waste management.


The programme will conclude on Thursda

 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 Feb 14 2016 - Jordan to Review Economic LegislationQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Jordan's Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhouri has said the country will review its economic legislation to match international best practices ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Qatar Stars League: Al Wakra SC Return to Winning WaysQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Al Wakra SC returned today to winning ways, beating Al Sailiya 3-2 in a close encounter.The match was part of the 18th round of Qatar Stars League. Sebastian Sasha ran ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Al Kass International: Real Madrid Win on Pens to Reach FinalQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Real Madrid reached the final of Al Kass 2016 after a dramatic penalty shootout today against Red Bull Salzburg that finished 9-8, after the game of the tournament so far ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Doha to Host Electric Power and Water Desalination ConferenceQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Under the patronage of HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar Society of Engineers, in cooperation with the ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Ooredoo s 300Mbps Fibre Speeds Now Available in QatarQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Ooredoo has today announced that its free speed upgrade on the Ooredoo Fibre network is now live. With the upgrade, all 50Mbps home fibre plans received a double speed ...

 Feb 14 2016 - QP Award Contract to Transporting Jet Fuel to Hamad AirportQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar Petroleum (QP) awarded Friday an Engineering, Procurement, Installation and Commissioning (EPIC) contract to supply Jet Fuel transported from Ras Laffan Industrial ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Third EED Forum to Open Next MonthQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Third Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum (EED) will be held in Doha on March 7 and 8 at the Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. The event is ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Ministry of Economy Registers 1,227 New Businesses in JanuaryQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Commercial Registration and Licensing Department at Qatar's Ministry of Economy and Trade registered 1,227 new businesses and cancelled 225 in January 2016. The ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Muscat Electricity Co. increases capital to USD 186.3mnMENAFN
(MENAFN) Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC) has raised its capital base to USD 186.3mn by issuing USD 185.02mn in rights shares.Accordingly, MEDC updated its balance sheet over 2015 to ...

 Feb 14 2016 - Less than 40 percent of Jordanians pleased with jobsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Less than 40 percent of Jordanians are content with their access to jobs, which included 1,200 families in the country's 12 governorates, addressed Jordanian's satisfaction.Furthermore, only ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help