Experts at a participatory discussion have unanimously urged to bring all hospital (clinical) wastes under hygienic management to protect the environment from pollution and contamination.
They made the call at a daylong workshop, styled 'Medical Waste Management (out house management) with Government approved committee under Rajshahi Division/City Corporation' in Rajshahi city.
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) jointly organized the workshop at the conference hall of Rajshahi City Bhaban recently.
Addressing the workshop, the speakers observed that management of the clinical wastes is very important for establishing an eco-friendly atmosphere in all the hospitals, diagnostic centres and clinics.
DGHS Director Dr Belal Hossain and Divisional Director of Health Services Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya attended the program as the chief and special guests respectively. RCC Secretary Abu Hayat Rahmatullah chaired the event.
Deputy Director of the Department of Environment Munir Hossain, Civil Surgeon Dr Enamul Haque, Vice Principal of Rajshahi Medical College Professor Dr Bulbul Hossain and local unit President of Private Medical Practitioners Association Dr Abdul Mannan were also present and spoke.