Waste Manag Res 2021 Jul 3:734242X211029175. Epub 2021 Jul 3.
Department of Engineering, College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.
Africa is the second populous continent, and its population has the fastest growing rate. Some African countries are still plagued by poverty, poor sanitary conditions and limited resources, such as clean drinking water, food supply, electricity, and effective waste management systems. Underfunded healthcare systems, poor training and lack of awareness of policies and legislations on handling medical waste have led to increased improper handling of waste within hospitals, healthcare facilities and transportation and storage of medical waste. Read More