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Table 4 Improvement solutions criteria

From: Increase adherence to waste management policy at healthcare facility in Egypt

Criterion Remedy 1* Remedy 2** Remed y3***
Total cost 2 1 6
Impact on problem 1 3 5
Benefit/cost 3 2 5
Resist to change 1 3 4
Implementation time 2 1 7
Uncertain effectiveness 1 2 6
Health safety 2 1 5
Score 12 13 38
  1. *Remedy 1: Renew the old interim storage room (incinerator room)
  2. **Remedy 2: Build a new room for interim storage in the backyard from glass and aluminum
  3. ***Remedy 3: Use the office room beside the kitchen (already existing room) for interim storage of waste