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dc.contributor.authorGandara-Perez, Helen Marcela
dc.contributor.authorLubo-Hoyos, Nelson Enrique
dc.contributor.authorCastilla-Acevedo, Samir
dc.contributor.authorFuentes Gandara, Fabio Armando
dc.description.abstractEconomic and technological development advances exponentially, and the implementation of new technologies in the health sector has become a source of waste for electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Electrical and electronic equipment must be replaced periodically, either due to a technological update or to improve medical treatments, which ultimately leads to the generation of this type of waste. This work aimed to conduct exploratory research on the current situation of the handling of this type of waste in Barranquilla, Colombia, considering the limited information related to the management of biomedical WEEE in the city. Sixty health care institutions (HCIs), including hospitals and clinics, odontological centres and ophthalmological centres, participated favourably in the surveys concerning the management of WEEE. Through this work, it was possible to establish a working staff level of knowledge on WEEE disposal and the framework for the management and temporary collection of this waste. Therefore, the data are useful for proposing strategies for the integral management of electrical and electronic waste in both small and large
dc.publisherCorporación Universidad de la Costaspa
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dc.subjectHealth care institutionspa
dc.subjectBiomedical equipmentspa
dc.subjectCollection centrespa
dc.subjectFinal disposalspa
dc.titleData on the diagnosis of the management of the primary waste from electrical and electronic equipment in health care institutions in Barranquilla, Colombiaspa
dc.typeArtículo de revistaspa
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