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Pakistan

PSF launches project to evaluate environmental impact of PPEs: Fawad

  • The federal minister stated that millions of masks and other PPEs were being used since eruption of coronavirus.
Published March 21, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Sunday said Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has launched a first of its kind research project to evaluate the environmental impact of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs).

In a tweet, the federal minister stated that millions of masks and other PPEs were being used since eruption of coronavirus.

The minister emphasized that it is important to know the waste aspect of this pandemic.

PSF under “Competitive Research Programme” has invited the concept proposals to carry out indigenous research to better understand and address challenges pertaining to Effect of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Waste on Environment and its Management in Pakistan.

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