Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 1, Issue 3, October 2015

  • Waste Management Practices of a Regional Hospital in Ghana: A Case Study

    Ama Twumwaa Acheampong, Mawuli Dzodzomenyo, Anthony Godi, Derick Carboo, Edith Clarke, Elvis Enowbeyang Tarkang

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, October 2015
    Pages: 28-36
    Received: Nov. 02, 2015
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2015
    Published: Feb. 19, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20150103.11
    Abstract: The Ministry of Health (MOH), Ghana has provided the policy and guidelines for the management of healthcare waste in health facilities. The focus of the study was to assess the compliance of a regional hospital to the provision made and also to evaluate and rate the practices using a modified Townend and Cheeseman Guidelines. This study was underta... Show More