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  1. ATOMIC ENERGY (SAFE DISPOSAL OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES) RULES, 1987

    ATOMIC ENERGY (SAFE DISPOSAL OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES) RULES, 1987. (February 3, 1987) G.S.R. 125. — In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (i) of sub-section (2) of Section 30 and clause (b) of sub-section (1) of Section 17 ...

    da_partner - 08/11/2014 - 13:35

  2. The National Policy on Healthcare Waste Management in the Kingdom of Cambodia

    The majority of activities associated with healthcare result in the production of waste that may lead to disability and death.  Although a large fraction of healthcare waste is very similar to domestic solid waste, there are some healthcare wastes which m ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 11:19

  3. Medical Waste Management

    The world is generating more and more waste and hospi-tals and health centres are no exception. Medical waste can be infectious, contain toxic chemicals and pose contamina-tion risks to both people and the environment. If patients are to receive health ca ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:04

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Leachability of arsenic and heavy metals from blasted copper slag and contamination of marine sediment and soil in Ninh Hoa district, south central of Vietnam

    In recent years, shipping activities developed in Ninh Hoa district (south-central Vietnam), have raised an urgent environmental concern related to the use of copper slag as abrasive material for removing rust from the surface of the ships. This study was ...

    ekhupdater - 08/10/2014 - 14:32

  9. Environmental regulatory failure and metal contamination at the Giap Lai pyrite mine, Northern Vietnam

    The causes for the failure in enforcement of environmental regulations at the Giap Lai pyrite mine in northern Vietnam are considered and the environmental impacts that are associated with this mine are evaluated. It is shown that sulphide-rich tailings a ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:02

  10. Necessity of normalization to aluminum to assess the contamination by heavy metals and arsenic in sediments near Haiphong Harbor, Vietnam

    While assessing many different aspects of contamination by heavy metals and arsenic in sediments, the natural variability in element contents which depends on the grain-size and mineralogical composition of sediments, needs to be taken into account. In pr ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:03