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Sharjah to Have Medical,C?Waste Treatment Facility.



Summary: SHARJAH u Hazardous medical wastes that were previously disposed off by hospitals will soon have a dedicated treatment facility at the Sajja landfill in Sharjah, according to according to
prep.
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

3.
 an agreement signed this week.

Bee'ah, the Sharjah Environment Co., signed a partnership agreement with Green Planet to launch Wekaya, a medical waste company, on Monday.

James Hartnell, marketing director at Bee'ah, said Wekaya will specialise Verb 1. specialise - devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This baker specializes in French bread"
specialize
 in management of medical wastes, training and certification of employees, and treatment and disposal of medical wastes. The agreement was signed by Shaikh Sultan SULTAN. The title of the Turkish sovereign and other Mahometan princes.  bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of Green Planet, and Salim bin Mohammed Al Owais, acting chairman of Bee'ah.

"Wekaya will adopt international medical waste handling and treatment standards in its operations," said Shaikh Sultan bin Ahmed.

In the coming months, Wekaya will begin intensive education and certification programmes with hospitals and clinics operating in the emirate e·mir·ate  
n.
1. The office of an emir.

2. The nation or territory ruled by an emir.

Noun 1. emirate - the domain controlled by an emir
, he said. Aa When the facility will open and how much medical wastes it will treat are still being researched, said Hartnell.

According to him, Sharjah produces only a low amount of medical wastes. "While it's a very small amount of waste, it can be very hazardous if not handled responsibly," Hartnell said.

Salim bin Mohammed Al Owais said the waste treatment facility would minimise the risk posed to the community by improperly managed waste.

ibrahim@khaleejtimes.com

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Date:Jul 19, 2009
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