medical waste


 

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Definition: 

Waste generated by health care activities including materials from used needles and syringes to soiled dressings, body parts, diagnostic samples, blood, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and radioactive materials. (Source: WHO)

Broader
waste
Synonyms
  • pharmaceutical waste
  • biomedical waste
  • health care waste

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