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  • December 10, 2019

Workshop on “Laboratory Clinical Interface and Laboratory Biosafety & Healthcare Waste Management”

Workshop on “Laboratory Clinical Interface and Laboratory Biosafety & Healthcare Waste Management”

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Workshop on Laboratory Clinical Interface

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Workshop on “Laboratory Clinical Interface and Laboratory Biosafety & Healthcare Waste Management”

The department of Microbiology, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara and National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), Kathmandu jointly organized one day workshop on ““Laboratory Clinical Interface and Laboratory Biosafety & Healthcare Waste Management” on 7th December 2019 at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal. The workshop was financially supported by The Fleming Fund.

The workshop was inaugurated by Dr A L Sharma, Hospital Director, Manipal Teaching Hospital. Fifty clinicians, post graduate students, interns, nursing staffs and laboratory personnel participated in this workshop.  The workshop was conducted in two sessions. First session was facilitated by Mrs Nisha Rijal, Microbiologist, NPHL and Dr D R Bhatta, Associate Professor, MCOMS. National scenario of antimicrobial resistance surveillance (AMR) was presented by Nisha Rijal and AMR data of MTH was discussed by Dr D R Bhatta.

The second session on Laboratory Biosafety and Healthcare Waste Management was organized for 22 laboratory professionals.  Dr Deependra Hamal, Lecturer, MCOMS and Mr Khagendra KC, facilitator from The Fleming Fund presented lecturer and video demonstrations of laboratory safety and healthcare waste management.

Ms Sabina Tiwari presented her study of the state of private laboratories in Pokhara. Mr Bhup Dev Bhatta discussed the aspects of the legal responsibilities related to laboratory safety and waste management. Dr A L Sharma, Director MTH emphasized that change in attitude and practices is needed to improve the present state. The participants agreed to follow the directives in their laboratory practices.