Environment and waste management
Ensure effective implementation of health care waste management and vector control activities and integration of environmental, social and gender issues in all LMDA activities.
Development and implementation of environmental, health and safety policies and procedures for maintenance works.
Management and administration of health care risk waste contracts.
Management and administration of disease vector control contracts for all health facilities.
Development and implementation of environmental, social, health and safety monitoring and auditing systems.
The Environment and Waste Management exists to ensure implementation of the maintenance projects in all health facilities belonging to MoH, CHAL, MCC and Red Cross. This intervention is aimed at ensuring that medical waste management systems are implemented accordingly to protect environment and human health. There is a total of 156Health Centres, Botšabelo Complex and 17 Hospitals countrywide.
Environment and Waste Management (EWM) has four projects namely;
Health Care Risk and General Waste Management
Disease Vector Control
and Incinerator Installation