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National Health- Care Waste Management Plan 2015-2019

Ministry of Health, Zambia, (2015)

This document has been developed as a guide to allinstitutions producing health care waste in planning and implementation of interventions that will reduce mismanagement of hazardous waste in Zambia.The National Health-Care Waste Management Plan for 2015 to 2019 provides an overview of the situation analysis, the proposed activities and the health care facility waste generating processes in Zambia and presents options for minimizing health-care waste generation through source reduction. The hazardous wastes generated by health care facilities are a challenge in Zambia as handling, storage, transportation and final disposal leaves much to be desired.

Essential Newborn Care Guidelines

Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Zambia, (2014)

Upgrading Guidelines/Information of Health Facilities and Utilities Ministry of Health Republic of Zambia March

Ministry of Health, Zambia, (2016)

The Ministry of Health together with its partners realizes that efficient and effective delivery of clinical care is highly dependent on the availability of appropriately upgraded environment, which is in well facilitated space. Such facilities and utilities should always be properly designed, built, and maintained, so as to ensure efficient treatment in clean and safe from infection. The main challenges in achieving this include the lack of, appropriate holistic and futuristic management plans, human resource for facility/utility management and maintenance, adequate budget funds for renovation/maintenance activities at all levels which means daily and long-term of facility maintenance plans and executions. It is hoped that the guidelines will help to standardise design of medical facilities and utilities country wide and result in efficient and effective establishment of these life-saving function


Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA), (2006)

The safety of medicines in Zambia - why health workers need to take action | Produced by the National Pharmacovigilance Unit (NPVU)

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