The details of the RTI request are as follows:
MMfD / RTI / 03 / 2018 / 35
1. What is the procedure being followed to dump medical and surgical waste by hospitals in Peshawar?
2. What instructions has the health department given to Peshawar hospitals to dispose off their medical and surgical waste?
3. How much annual budget did the health department give to hospitals in Peshawar to deal with medical waste during the period from 2013 to 2017?
20 Jan 2018
Date of Receipt:
8 Feb 2018
Response from Agency/Department
Date of Response:
15 Feb 2018
Text of Response:
Reference your letter No. 575-80/DGHS/RTI Act/2017-18 dated 9-02-2018 on the above mentioned subject, the following is submitted as desired;
1 The medical and surgical waste by Hospital in the Health facilities under the control of the undersigned is burnt and then dumped in the ground.
2 As per the Health department instruction the medical and surgical waste be properly disposed off.
3 No annual budget has been given for the said purpose.
Complaint to Appellate Body
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The health department forwarded the information request to the Peshawar district health officer. This showed us that in the future we could directly send queries related to Peshawar health issues to the district officer.
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