Concerned with the safety of his fellow soldiers, Nelson raised the issue with the top brass at Marez, but he said he soon found out that bureaucracy and red tape prevented implementation of proper procedures.
“I told ‘em it’s not a matter of if, but when,” Nelson said referring to the potential for danger.
The Punjab Healthcare Commission held a consultative meeting with all the key stakeholders concerned with implementation of the Minimum Service Delivery Standards related to the Punjab Hospital Waste Management Rules 2014.Djibouti small incinerators,Swaziland china incinerator manufacturer,Mali incinerator 5 kg per
The meeting was chaired by Chief Operating Officer PHC Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, and the proceedings were conducted by Director Clinical Governance and Organisational Standards Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Salariya, who also briefed the participants about applicable laws, responsibilities of the departments, local bodies, municipal and town committees and various functionaries in Hospitals. Senior officers of the related Government departments, representatives from solid waste management companies and managers of the private hospitals from all over Punjab participated.
Dr Salariya apprised those attending of their legal obligations and the role of the PHC in improving the delivery of quality healthcare services and ensuring the safety of patients and service providers through the implementation of hospital infection control protocols, pertinent laws, etc.
The participants discussed issues being faced by the hospitals, and stressed that all agencies and departments actively play their assigned roles to ensure proper disposal of infectious waste on regular basis. Participants recommended that awareness and training be imparted to the staff concerned to ensure implementation of the rules and regulations and establish robust onsite and offsite monitoring to check pilferage. The participants were apprised that there is a need to enhance inter-agency coordination and collaboration and to activate provincial Advisory Committee and the Divisional and District Supervisory Committees for enhanced monitoring. The meeting also highlighted that the Provincial Sustainable Development Fund be operationalised.