Author(s): T. Priyadharsini, M. E. Mukil Singh


DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00124.1   

Address: Dr. T. Priyadharsini, Dr. M. E. Mukil Singh
Vice Principal Cum Professor, College of Nursing Moulana Hospital, Perinthalmanna. Kerala
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2019

E-waste is a term for electronic products that have become unwanted, nonworking or obsolete and essentially reached the end of their useful life. Improper disposal and recycling in developing countries can lead to human health effects and environmental pollution. sources of e-waste is generated from the products used for communication and house hold equipments, Around 40 million ton E-waste is produced globally. India is expected to generate about 1.5 lakh ton of e- waste by 2020. The toxins produced from the improper e-waste recycling can cause permanent damage to brain and nervous system, cognitive impairments renal damage and cell damage. E –waste has emerged as one of the fastest growing waste streams worldwide today. Reuse and recycle are more beneficial than simple disposal. Designing of products using environment friendly raw items can make a change.

Cite this article:
T. Priyadharsini, M. E. Mukil Singh. E-waste and health effects, An Emerging issue. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2019; 9(4):570-572. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00124.1

Recomonded Articles:

Author(s): P. L. Murugalakshmi

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00058.7         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Aksa Peter, Angel Maria P. T, Aniet Bijo, Ani Rose Thomas1 Anju Mol Varghese, Annie Thomas, Vineeth Joseph

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2017.00099.4         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Dharitri Swain

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Ramya K R

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2017.00100.8         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): V. Indra

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00115.5         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Emel Bahadır-Yılmaz, Emine Aydın-Pekdemir, Burçin Atamer, Büşra Cakmak, Yeşim Celebi, Günay Iyim, Kübra Kabak

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00109.3         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Bhartendra Sharma, Triza Jiwan

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00055.5         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Lynda Wilson, Radha Acharya, Sita Karki, Henna Budhwani, Prajina Shrestha, Pratibha Chalise, Unisha Shrestha, Kabita Gautam

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2016.00009.4         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Ajaya Ghosh Ru, Athuldev T, Sarika M L

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00059.4         Access: Closed Access Read More

Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research (AJNER) is an international, peer-reviewed journal devoted to nursing sciences....... Read more >>>

RNI: Not Available                     
DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996 

Popular Articles

Recent Articles