E3S Web Conf.
Volume 317, 2021The 6th International Conference on Energy, Environment, Epidemiology, and Information System (ICENIS 2021)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Culture and Environment|
|Published online||05 November 2021|
Implementation of One Health Program by Improving Waste Management on Universitas Widya Husada Semarang (UWHS) Campus
1 Study Program of Medical Informatics, Universitas Widya Husada Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
2 Study Program of Optometry, Universitas Widya Husada Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
3 Green Technology Research Center, School of Postgraduate Studies, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia
4 Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
The concept of One Health was adopted by WHO for the global flu program as well as the pandemic due to coronavirus (Covid 19) which is also related to animals, and the relationship to the humans. Universitas Widya Husada Semarang (UWHS) is one of the educational institutions in the field of health sciences. Current practical activities generate medical and non-medical waste, should be managed appropriately to prevent and reduce the environment pollution. This research objective is to describe the waste management in relation with the implementation of One Health program. Data collection is conducted by interviewing laboratory personnel, observation and measurement of the weight, volume and composition of medical waste, from 8 laboratory rooms. Weight measurement for 12 months, 7 months before pandemic and 5 months after pandemic. The average weight of medical waste in UWHS before the pandemic is 3-5 kg every month and about 1 kg during the pandemic. The waste consists of syringes, needles, plabot infuses, infuse hoses, injection cases, injection cotton and rubber gloves. The incineration of hazardous waste carried out by third party. In order to realize the concept of one health, waste management must be strictly guarded to ensure waste management properly.
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