Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2748

Full Length Research Paper

Medical waste management practices among selected health-care facilities in Nigeria: A case study

David O. Olukanni*
  • David O. Olukanni*
  • Department of Civil Engineering, Covenant University, P. M. B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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Dominic E. Azuh
  • Dominic E. Azuh
  • Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University, P. M. B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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Tunde O. Toogun
  • Tunde O. Toogun
  • Covenant University Health Center, P. M. B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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Uchechukwu E. Okorie
  • Uchechukwu E. Okorie
  • Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University, P. M. B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 05 March 2014
  •  Accepted: 29 April 2014
  •  Published: 30 May 2014

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