The main bottleneck to sound Hospital Waste Management programme is absence of training and proper skills, inadequate resource allocation and lack of sufficient equipment. Hence, the need to educate various health care professionals/workers, NGOs and other stakeholders was recognised as a priority.
The certificate programme has been developed in line with the Bio-Medical Waste Management (BMWM) rules 2016 of Government of India and safe management of waste from health-care activities, WHO 2014. The purpose of the programme is:
1.To build basic knowledge and skills in Hospital Waste Management and
2.Equip the learners to manage it effectively and safely and
3.Safeguard the community against the unfavourable health impact of hospital waste.
The candidates who are interested can fill up the form Online/ Offline for Admission.
A month-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|1st Month ||2nd Month ||3rd Month |
|Introduction To Environment ||Impact Of Hospital Waste On Our Environment ||Capacity Building, Training, and Monitoring |
|Environmental Pollutants ||Impact Of Hospital Waste On Human Health ||System Options |
|Interrelationship of Environment & Health ||Managerial and Administrative Aspects ||Treatment and Disposal of Hospital Waste Burn Technology |
|Waste Management ||Integrated Infection Control Management ||Treatment and Disposal of Hospital Waste Non- Burn Technologies |
|Definitions , Types and Catagories Of Waste||Disinfection & Transportation||Occupation and Patient Safety |
|Principles Of Hospital Waste Management ||–||–|
After the completion of Certificate Course In Hospital Waste Management, you will get a challenging career in:
Waste Management Recycling Organizations and
Government Agencies .
Some common job profiles for the students who have completed Hospital Waste Management include: