Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 9

An Analysis of the Relation between Garbage Pickers and Women's Health Risk

M Pires1*, GF Souza2 and JS Junior3

1Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, and the Department of Computer Science, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Viseu, Portugal
2Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
3State University of Maringá (UEM), Brazil

*Corresponding Author: M Pires, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, and the Department of Computer Science, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Viseu, Portugal.

Received: July 21, 2020; Published: August 19, 2020



 The waste influences women's health. The quantity of waste is influencing the quality of the environment. The different cooperatives produce different types and amounts of garbage, virus, bacteria and fungi that affect the quality of life. Several protections must be used, such as masks, gloves, and boots. Solid waste is a common health problem. The analysis of different health problems is essential to verify the consequences of its inadequate management and final disposition. This paper analyses three different cooperatives about the prevalence of various diseases. The risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was associated with sex and smoking, verifying that it is higher in smokers. Finally, the consequences of the inadequate management and final disposition can reflect on the health of the population.

Keywords: Bacterial; Fungi; Occupational; Virus; Waste



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Citation: M Pires., et al. “An Analysis of the Relation between Garbage Pickers and Women's Health Risk". Acta Scientific Agriculture 4.9 (2020): 12-16.


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