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Government health centres dumping biomedical waste into canal along Perambalur highway, say activists
The biomedical waste, comprising among other things, syringe needles, empty medicine boxes, and drug bottles, are also found strewn across the canal.
The bench directed that state-of-the-art incinerators be provided to the SCBMCH and other government hospitals across the State.
Residents of Chennai and its vicinities continue to find biomedical waste dumped at random locations.
Residents near Thiruvananthapuram Medical College complain of persisting problem of biomedical waste and health risks they are forced to face.
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Waste from 12,755 hospital beds does not reach treatment plants, says data. Then, where does it all end-up?