Waste generated in health care facilities which include general waste, sharps, non – sharps, blood, body parts, chemicals, phamaceuticals, medical devices and radioactive material. When all these are poorly managed, exposes health care personel, waste handler and tfhe community to infectious agents, toxicmaterials and increase risk of injury. Improper disposal can be due to lack of equipment for proper waste disposal, lack of knowledge on the side of the health personnel also the effect of the improper waste disposal to patient, health worker, hospital environment and the public and the ways to improve proper waste disposal methods in the wards.
1.3 OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
v To asses the knowledge of health worker on waste diksposal.
v To asses the availability of waste disposal methods in the hospital wards.
v To identify the effect of improper waste methods in the hospital wards
v To identify the effect of improper waste disposal method on patients, patient’s relative, health care workers and hospital environment.
v To determine ways of improving proper waste disposal methods.
1.0 Introduction ____________________________________________
1.1 Background to the study___________________________
1.2 Statement of problem ______________ _________________
1.3 Objective of the study _______________________________
1.4 Significance of the study _________________________________
1.5 Research questions ________________________________________
1.6 Scope of the study _________________________________________
1.7 Limitation _________________________________________________
1.8 Operational definition ____________________________________
Chapter two (review of related literature)
2.0 Introduction ______________________________________________
2.1 Definitions _________________________________________________
2.2 Assessment or knowledge of health workers about hospital waste and its methods of disposal. _____________
2.3 Classifications of hospital waste _______________________
2.4 Types of hospital waste __________________________________
2.5 Steps or principle of hospital wastedisposal __________
2.6 Table showing the types of container bag______________
2.7 Performance criteria of sharp containers _____________
2.8 Effect of improper disposal of waste ____________________
2.9 Theoritical framework __________________________________
Chapter three (methodology)
3.0 Introduction _____________________________________________
3.1 Research design ___________________________________________
3.2 Background of the study area___________________________
3.3 Target population ________________________________________
3.4 Sample size ________________________________________________
3.5 Sampling technique ______________________________________
3.6 Instrument for data collection ________________________
3.7 Validity and reliability of the instrument ____________
3.8 Method of data collection _____________________________
3.9 Method of data analysis ________________________________
3.10 Ethical consideration _________________________________
3.11 Limitation _______________________________________________
4.0 Introduction ______________________________________________
4.1 Sociodemographic data of respondents ________________
4.2 Knowledge of waste disposal among respondent ______
4.3 Method of waste disposal _______________________________
4.4 Effect of improper waste disposal ______________________
5.1 Summary ___________________________________________________
5.2 Conclusion ________________________________________________
5.3 Suggestions for solution ________________________________
5.4 Recommendation __________________________________________
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ABDUL NUGWA, IBRAHIM. "ASSESSMENT OF WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD IN THE HOSPITAL WARDS. A CASE STUDY OF AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (ABUTH) ZARIA." Afribary.com (2019). Accessed March 07, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-waste-disposal-method-in-the-hospital-wards-a-case-study-of-ahmadu-bello-university-teaching-hospital-abuth-zaria