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Solid waste: its implication for health and risk of vector borne diseases

Mohd Tohit, Nor Faiza and Hassan, Noor Artika and Rusli, Mohammad Farhan and Mohammad Aidid, Edre and Mohd Rus, Razman (2019) Solid waste: its implication for health and risk of vector borne diseases. Journal of Wastes and Biomass Management, 1 (2). pp. 14-17. E-ISSN 2710-6012

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Abstract

Solid waste management is a growing challenge to many countries. The implications of poorly managed waste on health are numerous. Improper waste management serve as the breeding places for many vectors resulting in proliferation of vector-borne diseases. This article highlights the impact of improper solid waste management on the public health and the increase risk of vector-borne diseases.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7328/77883
Uncontrolled Keywords: Solid waste, health, vector-borne disease
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA643 Public Health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine - Communicable Diseases and Public Health
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine
Depositing User: nur hakimah a manan
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2020 16:29
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020 16:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77883

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