Waste management in Mongolian hospitals

  • Walter Popp Hospital Hygiene University Clinics Essen
  • Altantuya Jigjidsuren
  • Ulambayar Badarch
  • Tsogtbaatar Uyanga
  • Birgit Ross
  • Khand Zorigt
  • Jörg Spors
  • Claude Bodart


An overview is given about waste handling in hospitals in Mongolia. Basically, handling of waste is regulated according to international standards. But in reality there are several problems, specially outside of the capital Ulaanbaatar. The situation is described, examples of problems are given and also some proposals are made how to improve the situation.
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