Monthly Archives: June 2019

Rethinking Bhopal- A Process Safety Perspective

Author of ‘Rethinking Bhopal’, Kenneth Bloch, is a process safety professional who has taken a very deep interest in the Bhopal Disaster story. Rethinking Bhopal is a meticulously researched account of history’s worst single-incident industrial disaster. It contextualises the process facts of the Bhopal plant, comparing them to accepted norms, and presents them in a […]

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International Yoga Day 2019

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, members of the Sambhavna Trust Clinic, addressed a press conference calling for the use of yoga in treating pain among the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal. They said potentially harmful painkillers were being routinely and heavily prescribed in government hospitals intended to provide care […]

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Fiona’s Thames Path Walk 2019

Fiona Mackey, at a very sprightly 79, describes herself as ‘having aged slightly’ since she last completed a fundraising challenge for the BMA. In 2016 Fiona walked 62 miles along the Thames path, in aid of our appeal, and now apologises for her forthcoming walk being a meagre 49! Fiona speaks about her latest fundraising […]

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Chingari Physiotherapist Featured on TV

Dr. Sanjay Gour, a Physiotherapist at the Chingari Trust Rehabilitation Centre, was invited recently to appear on health-related programme ‘Ayush’ on Indian TV Channel Doordarshan. The episode featuring Dr. Gour was broadcast on 25th May and focussed on the use of  physiotherapy to treat children suffering from Down’s Syndrome. Umer Ahmed, a child registered at […]

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We believe Dow 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.