Enugu State University Teaching Hospital commissions over ten tons volume incinerator


The Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has completed construction of over ten tons volume incinerator which the management says is aimed at reducing infection prevalence among patients and staff of the hospital.

Commissioning the facility in the hospital,  Chief Medical Director, ESUTH Teaching Hospital, Prof Hyacinth Onah stated that incinerators were trends in medical practice that are useful for best practices all over the world.

He noted that it was also in compliance with medical best standards, beneficial to both staff and patients of the hospital, as waste generated in the hospital would have to be burnt to abort possibilities of infections and other forms of diseases associated with medically generated wastes.

Meanwhile, Chairman of ESUT Hospital management board, Prof Ed Nwobodo, who commissioned the incinerator, stated that the facility was for continued improvement of services in the hospital.