Hospital waste management and training project, Province Hunan

Project short name: PRC-01-02
Time frame: 07/2002 - 05/2003
Country: China
Region: Provinz Hunan

Client: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Financing agency: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)


Project description:

The Hygiene Bureau Hunan, Changsha, the CETH (a Chinese-German cooperation project) and ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics GmbH decided together to do necessary steps to improve the situation of the healthcare sector in the province Hunan.

After the first basic research and the set up of model regulations for the future management and treatment of hospital waste, as second step a concept for a lasting improvement of the situation based on an extensive training program for hospital waste was developed. The set up of the training program, the carrying out of the training and the set up of sample hospital waste management systems was partly funded by the German Government, Ministry of development cooperation (BMZ) in the frame of the PPP-Program (Public-Private-Partnership).

Services provided by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics:

  • Curriculum development and support in the carrying out of training courses for healthcare waste;
  • Support of the management team;
  • Detailed planning for the set up of a centralized healthcare waste treatment centre;

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