Guidelines and Acts
Safe management of wastes from health-care activities - WHO 2014
A comprehensive, yet concise, “user-friendly” handbook, oriented towards practical management of health-care waste in local facilities. This handbook provides guidelines for the responsible national and local administrators, and offers globally relevant advice on the management of health-care waste.
Health Care Waste Management Guideline - Government of Nepal, Ministry of Health and Population, Department of Health Services, 2014
This health care waste management guideline provides practical information regarding safe, efficient and environmental-friendly waste management options in the context of Nepal. This guideline provides HCFs a minimum standard for safe and efficient HCWM in Nepal. HCF has the prime responsibility of ensuring that there are no adverse health and environmental consequences on handling, storage, treatment and disposal of HCWs.
Solid Waste Management Act, 2068 (2011)
Whereas, it is expedient to make the management of the solid waste in a systematic and effective way by reducing at its source, re-use, processing or discharge and for maintaining a clean and healthy environment through the reduction of adverse effects that may be caused to the public health and environment by amending and consolidating the laws relating to the management of solid waste like most essential services laws, Now therefore, this Act has been promulgated by the Constituent Assembly in the capacity of Parliament under Article 83 of the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063.