Govt launches website for Medical, Electronic Waste Management Project

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Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 01:19 GMT

A general view shows rubbish at the Kotsiatis landfill on the outskirts of the Cypriot capital Nicosia on Aug 28, 2017.

A general view shows rubbish at the Kotsiatis landfill on the outskirts of the Cypriot capital Nicosia on Aug 28, 2017.

CAIRO - 17 April 2020: Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Minister of Communications Amr Talaat have announced via video conference the launch of a website to manage healthcare waste through the Medical and Electronic Waste Management Project supported by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

The project aims to follow up on the quantity of waste emerging from each health facility, the timing of transporting it to treatment plants and the safe disposal of this waste.

The environment minister said the website is an achievement that has been made via cooperation among several ministries, noting in this regard that the communications ministry has been a key partner in supporting and securing data as well as in providing technical assistance.

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