Crown Agents has been at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19, supporting governments in accessing and distributing vital vaccines, PPE and Test-Kits. Our work includes distributing vaccines to some of the most remote areas in the world, ensuring countries have strong in-country logistics, providing handling and storage systems to receive and manage the Pfizer BioNTech vaccines and ensuring safe management of medical waste. The Covid-19 response has generated tens of thousands of tonnes of medical waste, PPE, test kits, syringes, boxes and needles, which has put tremendous strain on waste management systems around the world, threatening human and environmental health and exposing a dire need to improve waste management practices.
Through our procurement, logistics and quality assurance expertise, Crown Agents can provide guidance and expertise in:
- Engineering, procurement and construction of incinerator facilities
- Development of and training in SOPS, guidelines and infographics on the management of waste
- Developing strategies for implementation a waste management plan
- Inspection of waste management services using our in house Quality and Assurance Inspection Services