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Small-scale healthcare centres ink deal to dispose of biomedical waste


Around 2,000 small-scale healthcare centres including non-bedded clinics in Coimbatore region have tied up with a city-based common biomedical waste treatment and disposal facility for the disposal of biomedical waste after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) set September 30 as the deadline for the process.

Apart from Allopathy clinics, healthcare facilities providing Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy treatments, physiotherapy centres, eye-dental clinics, blood banks and veterinary clinics were also asked to complete the process to comply with biomedical waste management norms and the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act.

S. Bhuvaneswari, managing director of the city-based common treatment facility ...


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