- A complete of 15 incinerators are nonfunctional throughout totally different hospitals of the province.
- Incinerators are inactive because of the non-issuance of NOC from the environmental safety company
- Incinerators are operational in solely two hospitals of the province, per govt paperwork.
PESHAWAR: A number of incinerators have been mendacity inactive in hospitals throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, making cleanliness and correct disposal of medical waste a problem for hospital administration, Geo Information reported Wednesday, citing a authorities report.
Based on governmental paperwork, 15 incinerators — furnaces for burning waste — are non-functional throughout totally different hospitals of the province. Of the entire, eight belong to medical educating institutes, whereas seven are usually not being utilized in district headquarters (DHQ) hospitals.
Per the doc, incinerator machines on the Girl Studying Hospital, Khyber Educating Hospital, Qazi Hussain Ahmed Hospital Nowshera are non-operational. As well as, incinerator machines on the Ayub Educating Hospital Abbottabad and Bacha Khan Hospital Swabi are additionally inactive.
Machines at Khalifa Gul Nawaz, Bannu, and Mardan Medical Complicated, Bannu, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan, Charsadda, Kohat and Haripur DHQ hospitals are additionally inactive.
The doc additionally states that the machines are inactive because of the non-issuance of no-objection certificates (NOC) from the environmental safety company and likewise due to technical causes.
In the meantime, incinerator machines are operational in solely two hospitals of the province, the report stated.