Training Course on Medical Waste Management for Upper and Middle Management of Zambian Hospitals

Project short name: ZAM-01-01
Time frame: 08/2007 - 08/2007
Country: Zambia
Region: Province Lusaka

Client: AT-Verband
Financing agency: InWEnt – Capacity Building International

Project description:

InWEnt – Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbH (Capacity Building International, Germany) as part of German Development Cooperation, in collaboration with the Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ), the Waste Management Unit of Lusaka City Council (WMU), the University Teaching Hospital of Lusaka (UTH) and the Zambian Institute of General Education and Business Studies (ZIGEBS) (local organiser) invited for a 5-Day Training Course on Medical Waste Management, which was held at the University Training Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka from 20th to 24th of August 2007.

26 participants from UTH, Ministry of Defense, ZESCO, Chainama Hospital, DHMB, Hilltop Hospital, Trust Hospital, Italian Hospital, River Side Lodge, KGH and UNZA have been trained by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics GmbH.

Services provided by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics:

Training on medical waste management:

  • General HCWM situation in the hospitals (Management System);
  • HCW awareness and know-how level;
  • Quality of the waste logistic and maintenance system in place;
  • Quality of the available hardware and the supply with consumables;

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