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  1. Economic Impacts of Sanitation in Cambodia Summary

    In 2004, only about 17% of Cambodian people had access to improved sanitation, meaning that there were still more than 11 million Cambodians living with an unimproved latrine or with no latrine at all. Although the figure given by the Cambodia Demographic ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 13:23

  2. Medical Waste and Human Rights

    The report is divided into two sections: the first reviews the human rights in question at the global level and includes the listing of scientific references and newspaper articles.  Scientific articles are cited in the test in the normal way; newspaper a ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 13:32

  3. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes

    Human Rights Council Eighteenth session Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development In the present report, the Special Rapporteur focuses on the adv ...

    admin - 08/06/2014 - 12:54

  4. Minding the Gap: Research Priorities to Address Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

    Worldwide, pharmaceuticals save millions of lives by preventing and treating diseases, and improve the quality of life for those with a chronic condition. But these lifesaving properties come with an environmental downside. Recent widespread detection of ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 13:38

  5. A Comprehensive Environmetal Health Agenda for Hospitals and Health Systems Around the World

    We are living in a moment in which the twin crises of public health and the environment are merging, the confluence of the two magnifying the destruc-tive power of each.   As they run together, the crosscurrents of disease and ecological deteriora-tion bu ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 13:58

  6. Understanding and simplifying bio-medical waste management

    The issue of medical waste management was first taken up in India around 1995.A lot has changed since then in the way medical waste is handled, stored, treated and disposed. An important catalyst to this change have been the Bio-medical Waste (Management ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 14:02

  7. PPP-ISWM Initiative in Bhutan

    Urbanization in Bhutan has taken place at a rapid pace over the last 10 years or so. By 2005, the proportion of Bhutanese urban population had grown to 31 percent. It is projected that by 2020 half of the Bhutanese population will be living in urban areas ...

    admin - 08/26/2014 - 12:28

  8. Waste Management Plan for the Maltese Islands

    The first ‘Waste Management Policy’, issued in 1998 incorporated principles such as the sustainability principle and the waste hierarchy (waste minimisation, reuse, recovery etc.). Nevertheless, the implementation of this policy did not meet any of its go ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 14:44

  9. Institutional Development of the Municipal Solid Waste Sector in Moroccor

    Morocco: Municipal Solid Waste Sector Institutional Development of the Municipal Solid Waste Sector in Morocco Overview In 2008, the World Bank began working with the Government of Morocco on a sweeping program to help deliver better solid waste managemen ...

    admin - 08/26/2014 - 12:26

  10. Municipal waste management in the Netherlands

    Highlights Recycling is the most preferred option for MSW management in the Netherlands. Already lying at 45 % in 2001, recycling of MSW in the Netherlands reached the 50 % recycling target given in the Waste Framework Directive, by 2009, eleven years ahe ...

    admin - 08/26/2014 - 12:29