WASTE MANAGEMENT

As a solution for many burning programs including vector borne disease endemic, Office of Provincial Director Health Services – Western Province has started well organized waste management system.

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Education and Distribution of waste disposal bags

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Types of waste

For accurate waste disposal, Office of Provincial Director Health Services- western province has introduced colored waste bags and also programs have been started to educate all staff members in health care institutions to use them.
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SAMPATH PIYASA centers are developed in area of western province for accurate and separate waste disposal which is a guide to recycling.

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Sampath Piyasa centre at Office of PDHS

Furthermore regarding hospital waste disposal including clinical and normal, waste management system is established and is being planned to be developed further.

Recently, for clinical waste management seven incinerators are established in District General Hospitals and Base Hospitals in western provincial and system to dispose small hospital’s clinical waste is developed.

Incinerator at BH Homagama

Incinerator at BH Homagama

Table 1.Planned waste collection centers

RDHS Destinations MOOH
Area
Hospitals PMCUs
Colombo DH Thalangama Battaramulla DH Thalangama
Kolonnawa Angoda
Kolonnawa
Sedawatte
Wellampitiya
Pitakotte Angampitiya
Madiwela
Mirihana
Parlimentary Complex
Kaduwela Nawagamuwa Dedigamuwa
Athurugiriya Kaduwela
BH
Homagama
Kahathuduwa Wetara Brahamanagama
Homagama Meegoda
Boralesgamuwa Boralesgamuwa
Maharagama Gangodawila
Pannipitiya
Rukmalgama
Nugegoda Nugegoda
Obysekarapura
Piliyandala Piliyandala
BH
Avissawella
Hanwella Kosgama Hanwella
Padukka Padukka Weragala
Halpewatta
Pinnawala
Waga
Thummodara
Gampaha DGH
Gampaha
Minuwangoda Minuwangoda Develapola
Korasa
Madelgamuwa
Gampaha Ganemulla
Kalgedihena
Weliweriya
Mahara Malwathuhiripitiya Kadawatha
Udupila
DGH
Negambo
Negambo Kochchikade
Thalahena
Katana Kandawala-Katana
Seeduwa Andiambalama
Raddolugama
Seeduwa
Madawala
Ja-Ela Ja-Ela
BOI-Katunayake Katunayake
BH Wathpitiwala Attanagalla Alawala
Bemmulla
Urapola
Veyangoda
Thihariya
Dompe Dompe
Radawana
Malwana
Anuragoda
Mandawala
Meethirigala
Pugoda
BH Mirigama Mirigama Bokalagama Ambepussa
Kal-eliya
Maladeniya
Maligathenna
Muddaragama
Nabuluwa
Pallewala
Pasyala
Weweldeniya
Divulapitiya Divulapitiya
Akaragama
Badalgama
Dunagaha
Halpe-Katana
Halpe-Mirigama
Kotadeniyawa
Wekada
BH
Kiribathgoda
Kelaniya Hunupitiya
Peliyagoda
Sinharamulla
Biyagama Biyagama
Wattala Pamunugama Uswetakeiyawa
Hendala
Ragama
Kaluthara Pimbura Agalawatte
Mathugama Mathugama Horawala
Katugahahena
Bulathsinhala Bulathsinhala
Palindanuwara Baduraliya Bellana
Theniyawala
Walallawita Megahathenna
Ittapana
Panadura Panadaura Dodangoda Keselwatta
Gonaduwa Panapitiya
wadduwa
Bandaragama Galpatha Meegoda
Halthota
Bandaragama
Dodangoda Dodangoda
BH
Horana
Horana
Ingiriya Ingiriya
Madurawela Neboda Warakagoda