Significant findings by Sambhavna interns

In October and November of this year, four MSc Microbiology students from the local Saifia Science College interned at Sambhavna. They were keen and open to suggestions that contrasted with teachings from their faculty and were all very hardworking. They worked mostly in Sambhavna’s microbiology laboratory and have fully documented their work. They are now […]

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Bhopal’s medical holocaust enters its 26th year

From When Barack Obama was running for President he promised that if he won the White House, corporate lobbying, backroom deals, shielding corporate criminals – these would be things of the corrupt and unjust past. We in Bhopal hoped for his election, we wished fervently for it, we rejoiced when he won. But now […]

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We are flames not flowers

A poem for Obama B eloved, our people drink up the filthy water H eroines and heroes take deep breaths of killing air O ur guts and lungs are filled with bitter chemistry, P oison, pain and cancers we lock inside our bodies, A ccumulating toxic wealth, letting no one share it: L aw, progress, […]

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Bhopal: A Tragedy Turns 26

By Umang Kumar On The Harvard Crimson The year 1984 was never supposed to be a cheerful one. It was a time of dystopia as memorialized by the novelist George Orwell in his novel of that name. It proved no better for many residents of Bhopal in central India who have, since that fateful year, […]

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Interview with Dr John Hurst of the Royal Free

Dr John Hurst returned from volunteering at Sambhavna in November 2010; we caught up with him about his experiences there 1.  Can you tell us a little about your job? I am a specialist in Respiratory Medicine, with my time divided 50/50 between NHS duties as a Consultant at Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, […]

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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.