CMC Hospital conducts Training workshop on Bio-Medical Waste Management


Ludhiana, September 25, 2017: Training component of “Environmentally Sound management of Medical Waste in India” was conducted today at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana. This is under a joint endevour of The Global Environment Facility (GEF), The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), State Government, and M.S. Ramaiah Medical College (MSRMC), Karnataka. Dr. Abraham G Thomas, Director CMC Ludhiana, along with Dr.Valsa Abraham, Acting Medical Superintendent, Dr. Reena Jairus, Nursing superintendent and other administrators were present among the dignitaries at the event.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Abraham G Thomas, Director CMC Ludhiana shed light on the importance of Bio-Medical Waste (BMW) and appreciated the team from Bangalore who was conducting the training program. Dr. Pruthvish, Professor and Head Community Medicine MSRMC and Dr. Chethna fromBangalore introduced the participants and briefed about Bio-medical waste. The Environment Engineer and SDO Mr. GuneetSethi, Regional Office Ludhiana, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), also laid stress of the proper rules and their implementation for proper segregation of the Bio-medical waste.
Dr. Anil Luther, Associate Medical Superintendent, Pollution Control and Bio-MedicalWaste Management, congratulated the efforts of the staff and participants who invested so much in today’s training. He also thanked the team visiting from Bangalore and the CMC’s BMW team and Infection Control team for making this training event a success through which many were benefited.

Monday, September 25, 2017