Category Archives: Medical Issues

Hospital Reopens to Gas Survivors

On 7th April we reported that hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster had been left without access to adequate medical care after local government ordered the requisition of the Bhopal Memorial Hospital & Research Centre for the exclusive treatment of Covid-19 patients in the city. You can read the report in full here: […]

Read More

Update: Coronavirus Monitoring and Home Response in Bhopal

As the nation-wide lockdown in India to stem the spread of coronavirus continues, staff from the Sambhavna and Chingari clinics, in conjunction with the five survivor organisations in the city, have implemented fresh measures to monitor and respond to cases of Covid-19 in Bhopal. With the lockdown in place and local government ill-equipped to properly […]

Read More

Update: Clinic Staff and Community Volunteers Battle Coronavirus

Staff from the Sambhavna and Chingari clinics, along with community volunteers, are now providing essential medical care to local residents in Bhopal after the Indian Government announced a three-week country-wide lockdown last Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The first case of Covid-19 in the city was confirmed last Monday, with several more confirmed […]

Read More

From Sambhavna’s Garden: Dhathaki

Welcome to the third in our series on the plants and herbs found growing in Sambhavna’s diverse community gardens. Dhathaki, botanical name Woodfordia fruticose, commonly known as the Fire-flame bush due to its striking reddish-orange flowers, can be found growing throughout the Indian subcontinent. It is also native to Nepal, much of South-East Asia and […]

Read More

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.