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Health, environment ministries renew partnership on medical waste management

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( ) The Minister of Environment,  Dr Mohammed Mahmoud, says the ministry has renewed its partnership with its health counterpart on medical waste management in the country.

Mahmoud, who was represented by Mr Theodore Nwaokwe, a Director in the ministry, said this on Thursday at the 62nd National Council on Health(NCH), meeting in Asaba, Delta State.

The meeting has the theme: “Consolidating the journey towards Achieving Universal Health Coverage.”

He said that the collaboration would ensure the establishment of medical waste management facilities and raise awareness on harmful effects of unsound drugs and careless disposal of expired drugs .

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