Workshop: Medical waste management

SESSION H15 / / 09:00 - 10:40
Workshop: Medical waste management
Chair / Presidente: T. Gladding (UK)

Medical waste is a growing waste stream, as healthcare services develops and the population grows there is a significant amount of hazardous material which needs to be managed in the correct manner. This workshop investigates the types of waste generated by medical establishments, and the current routes of disposal, including some of the latest technologies to not only safely dispose of that material but to obtain value from it.

Introductory lectures:

Y. Hu, Y. Tian, D. Chen, J. Zhong, H. Zhang (CN)
Medical waste management in China: a case study of the Yangtze River economic belt

V.E. Messerle, A.B. Ustimenko, Z. Jankoski, R.V. Baimuldin (KZ)
Numerical modeling of biomedical waste plasma processing in various gasifying agents

10:40 - 11:10 Coffee break