Apart from availing the benefits of daily removal of the highly infectious biomedical waste from their premises, all health care facilities can draw upon the various value added services offered by IMAGE, including Complimentary Training of HCI staff in scientific segregation of biomedical waste, providing advice and assistance in procuring materials for installing a fool proof, in house, waste management system which includes provision to make available barcoded-colour coded bags and containers with biohazard emblem. Adding to the above said benefits, the health care facilities are furnished with Annual Reports & Certificates* regarding the quantity of biomedical waste collected and disposed, on behalf of the institutions, enabling them to file mandatory returns to the Kerala State Pollution Control Board.
Affiliation to I.M.A.G.E facilitates smooth procurement of valid license for the health care facility from the local self government. Moreover, all government health care facilities under Directorate of Health Services and Directorate of Medical Education are beneficiaries of the special scheme by which they are exempted from paying affiliation fees and are entitled for the service from IMAGE at a subsidized rate.
*Subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions