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Adama Gets First Medical Waste Incinerator

January 12 , 2019


The first medical waste incinerator centre was inaugurated in Adama City, Oromia Regional State with the presence of Amir Aman (MD), minister of health. The incinerator centre, which has been under construction since last July, has a capacity of burning 1,000Kg of medical waste an hour. Seven more centres are under construction at Meqelle, Bahir Dar, Dessie, Jima, Neqemte, Hawasa and the city of Dire Dawa. The incineration centres are being built for a total cost of 440 million Br, which is financed by the Global Fund and managed by the United Nations Office for Project Services. Along with the incinerator, seven more pharmaceutical warehouses were inaugurated.




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