CHCWM : CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Health Sciences
Duration 6 Months
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT
Description

The concern for bio-medical waste management has been felt globally with indiscriminate disposal of health care waste and the rise in deadly infections such as AIDS, Hepatitis-B. The need to educate different health care professionals/ workers about health care waste management is thus very important. To cater to the needs of these health care professionals, the School of Health Sciences, IGNOU and WHO, SEARO have developed a Certificate Programme in Health Care Waste Management in the South-East Asia Region Countries.

 

The programme aims to:

 

  • Sensitize the learners about health care waste and its impact on our health and environment.

 

  • Acquaint the learner about the existing legislation, knowledge and practices regarding health care waste management in South-East Asia Region countries.

 

  • Equip the learner with skills to manage health care waste effectively and safely.
Eligibility

 Minimum of 10+2 qualification

Fee Structure

Rs.2,700/- for full  programme.

Programme Coordinator : Dr. Ruchika Kuba, chcwm@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572813

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credit Semester
Year 1 Semester 1
BHM101 FUNDAMENTALS: ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH, HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS 6 1
BHM102 HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT: CONCEPTS, TECHNOLOGIES AND TRAINING 6 1
Year 1 Semester 2

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
HYDERABAD 0146: NIZAMS INST OF MED. SCIENCES (146)
BANGALORE 1359: M.S. RAMAIAH MEDICAL COLLEGE, BANGALORE (1359)
BHUBANESHWAR 2100: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE BHUBANESHWAR LSC Code 2100
JAIPUR 2381: FORTIS ESCORT HOSPITAL (2381)
LUCKNOW 27187: KING GEORGE"S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (27187P)
LUCKNOW 2789: SGPGI LUCKNOW (2789)
DELHI 2 (RAJGHAT) 29055: MUALANA AZAD MEDICAL COLLEGE (29055P)
SRINAGAR 1244: DEPTT. OF SOCIAL & PREVENTIVE MEDICINE (GMC) (1244)
SRINAGAR 1260: SHER-I-KASHMIR INST.OF MED.SC. (1260)
JORHAT 3700: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE JORHAT LSC Code 3700
DELHI 3 (DWARKA) 0767: ARMY HOSPITAL (R&R) (767)
DARBHANGA 4600: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE DARBHANGA LSC CODE 4600
PATNA 0547: INDIRA GANDHI INST. CARDIOLOGY (547)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5511: HQ 39 MTN DIV (5511)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5501: HRDC HQ NORTHERN COMMAND (5501)
CHANDIGARH 0600: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE CHANDIGARH LSC Code 0600
BIJAPUR 1335P: B.V.V.S SAJJALASHREE INSTITUTE OF (1335P)
BIJAPUR 85004P: SHRI.B.M.PATIL.INSTIT OF NURSING SCI. VIJAYAPURA (85004P)
JODHPUR 88052P: All India Institute Of Medical Science JODHPUR
AHMEDABAD 09147: GOVT. SPINE INSTITUTE (09147 P)