There is a serious concern regarding hospital waste which has not been adequately managed especially in primary health care centers (PATHS, 2005). In most cases there is inadequate training of primary health care workers on hospital waste management practices and nonexistent segregation of hospital waste and risky disposal system.The dumping sites are open and uncontrolled and located in the midst of residential areas. In addition, the waste handling behavior of the people itself is risky. They dispose off their waste as cheaply and as quickly as possible without recourse to the hygienic means of doing it (Malumfashi, Mukhtar, & Adamu, 2011). Therefore, the need arise to find and Train hospital staffs in Gombe state on the best and safest way to dispose hospital wastes.
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