Prosecution inspection revealed violations in five health facilities in the region, including the skin and venereal diseases, cancer and regional TB dispensaries, as well as the city of the Annunciation and the Amur Regional Hospital.
The prosecutors found that medical waste class "B" and "B" in these institutions were kept in disinfecting solutions. Moreover, according to health standards, such waste should be incinerated.
Serzhanov noted that the violations were not the result of malice on the part of management of medical institutions. According to him, dispose of waste in the nowhere — license to install special pyrolysis furnace for incineration entrepreneurs can not get. GSTK enterprise that destroys medical waste class "A" are not licensed to dispose of a hazardous waste.
According to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta", in January 2011, authorities in the Amur region signed a memorandum of cooperation with South Korean businessmen. According to the document, this year, the parties intend to build a plant for disposal of hazardous biological waste.
In the Amur region revealed a number of irregularities in the medical institutions of waste, according to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" referring to the deputy head of the region's environmental prosecutor Constantine Serzhanova.