Category Archives: Medical Issues

Eye care needs in Bhopal Gas Disaster survivors still not met

A paper recently published in ‘Current Science’, by two ex-members of the ‘Students for Bhopal’ group, outlines unmet eye-care needs among survivors of the Bhopal Gas Disaster. “A more regular eye-care unit needs to be set up… in order to reduce preventable blindness and provide symptomatic treatment. Better government interventions and better public health policies […]

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Yoga Therapy is Changing Lives for Women Survivors of the Bhopal Gas Disaster

Among the survivors, women in Bhopal have been particularly badly affected by the contamination, suffering a plethora of gynaecological complaints. In addition to respiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological health complications experienced as a result of the disaster, thousands of women are also affected by gynaecological and endocrinal problems. And in a city where many Muslim and […]

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Report’s preliminary findings highlight higher rates of birth defects

Sambhavna Trust report’s preliminary findings highlight higher rates of birth defects in Bhopal’s toxic gas/ contaminated water exposed population than in non-exposed. On the occasion of the 31st Anniversary of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal. Members of the Sambhavna Trust Clinic highlighted the urgent need for identification and treatment of children with congenital malformations […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.