Waste management

Improving Pharmaceutical Service in the Primary Healthcare Sector Through the Training of Pharmacist Assistants

Problem: South Africa (SA) has 5.63 million people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), 0.4 – 0.59million estimated TB cases reported per annum (according to the SA National Strategic plan 2012) 1 and 800 HIV related deaths per day. In order to...

MAKING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE "AMISTAD-JAPÓN HOSPITAL" BLOOD BANK IN GUATEMALA

Problem: PROBLEM: Japan Friendship Hospital’s laboratory and blood bank, located in the Izabal department of Guatemala, has always had to share the same physical space with patients, affecting the quality of care to clients. These...

Improve the Competencies of Health Workers through Training and Resources for Continuing Education

Problem: AlKarak Public Hospital (KPH) is a government health facility in AlKarak Governorate, and serves as educational hospital and referral point for the region population, and it serves more than 240,000 people. As of December 2011,...

Championing Performance Standards to Increase Family Planning Use by Women after Postabortion Care at a Guinea Clinic

Problem: In 2007, an evaluation of postabortion care (PAC) services in Guinea found that despite reported routine provision of family planning counseling by providers after PAC, the proportion of women who left a health facility with a...

Waste Management in Namibia

Problem: Healthcare waste is a by-product of healthcare that includes sharps, non-sharps, blood, body parts, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and radioactive materials. If the waste is not handled properly, it can injure or...