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Medical Waste Poses a Serious Environmental and Public Health Threat in Pakistan

Lack of enforcement of hazardous waste disposal regulations a major factor

Imdadullah Khan routinely rifles though a garbage bin in front of Lady Reading Hospital, in Peshawar, Pakistan. “I am looking for used syringes, drips, needles in the garbage so that I can sell it and earn money for my family,” says the…
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by: Mahwish Qayyum – January 19, 2017


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