07Jul 2019


  • Laboratory of Chemical Engineering and Valorization of the resources Faculty of Sciences and Techniques of Tangier, Abdel Malek Essaadi University, Km10 Route de Ziaten , BP 416 Tangier, Morocco.
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In Morocco, there is little information available concer1ning the production, composition, handling, and disposal of hospital waste. The purpose of this study is to investigate the Hospital Waste Management in 4 public hospitals, 6 private hospitals for-profit company and a private non-profit organization in the city of Tangier.The results showed that the generation rate per capita of Hospital Waste in Tangier is among 2.12 kg per bed per day in the public hospitals and on average up to3.58 kg in private hospitals. Solid waste of public hospitals consists 74.9 % of household and similar waste and 25.1% of infectious waste. In private hospitals, the household and similar waste is 69.8% and infectious waste is30.2 % of the total waste produced. This work shows that, for most health facilities studied, general waste has been mixed with infectious waste, and were collected, transported and disposed at the landfill.

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[Y. Ouzekhti Yettefti, S. Ajbar El Gueriri, H. El Cadi, A. Mouhssine And J. Brigui. (2019); SURVEY ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS AND PRIVATE HOSPITALS IN THE CITY OF TANGIER. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (Jul). 621-630] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Faculty of Sciences and Techniques of Tangier, Abdel Malek Essaâdi University, Morocco


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/9402      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/9402