Dialling 102: Explaining Waste Management in Times of COVID-19

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta
Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal

Amongst other things, COVID-19 has brought with it an unprecedented increase in biomedical waste. This is especially concerning given India’s weak implementation of waste management rules and plans. But what kind of waste is produced while treating COVID-19? And how much of this waste has India produced till now?

In conversation with Swagam Dasgupta, Dr Ashok K Agarwal, President of the Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management, helps us understand the answers to these questions and more.


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