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Natl J Community Med. 2016; 7(8): 686-689


Bio-Medical Waste Management: Effect of Educational Intervention among Health Care Workers in Bangalore City Hospitals

md mustafa ahmed, vikas Jaiswal, chennakeshava pradeep, manasa r.v.

Abstract
"Background: Infectious waste management has always remained a neglected public health problem in the developing countries, result-ing in high burden of environmen-tal pollution affecting general masses. This study was conducted to know the effect of intervention on health care personnelís regarding BMW management.
Objectives: To assess the impact of educational intervention on the KAP of HCPís regarding BMW management.
Methodology: An interventional study was conducted among health care Personnelís in Bangalore city hospitals for a period between (Jan-uary Ė December 2013) sample size of 550 was initially screened, and 151 were selected for intervention by using a pre-tested structured questionnaire.
Results: This study indicates that the statistical difference between pre-intervention and post-intervention tests (p

Key words: Biomedical Waste Management, knowledge attitude and practice, health care waste management



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