Dimapur, March 10: The Nagaland Health Project with support from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dimapur conducted Block-wise Trainings on Bio-Medical Waste Management from February 27 to March 8. The trainings were conducted to orient the health workers of all Government Health Facilities under CMO Dimapur on how to manage bio-medical wastes in their respective health facilities.
Dr. Antoly Suu, Dy.CMO Dimapur as resource person gave a brief introduction on Bio-Medical Waste, its importance, and how to manage them. She further oriented the trainees on the Rules & Regulation under BMWM.
Vethipralu Lohe, DPM, Quality-Assurance as resource person oriented the trainees on the segregation, collection, storage and transportation of Bio-Medical Waste.
She also emphasized on the importance of personal protection and the use of protective equipment while handling Bio-Medical Waste. She also oriented them on the various BMWM Treatment and Disposal technologies. She further urged them to implement BMWM in their respective health facilities to prevent and control infections.
Staffs from 57 Government Health Facilities participated in the BMWM Trainings. Other official present during the trainings were Dr. K. Vikato Kinimi, CMO Dimapur, and staffs under DPMU Nagaland Health Project Dimapur. (Page News Service)