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Chemical Engineers Renew Call for Bhopal Clean-Up Effort

In an article published in The Chemical Engineer on Thursday April 1st, chemical engineers Ken Patterson AMIChemE and Fiona Macleod CEng FIChemE discussed the ongoing contamination at the factory site in Bhopal after a letter sent to the Indian Government last year by the President of The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Stephen Richardson, received […]

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Bhopal Covid Update: Hospital Runs Out of Beds

With India in the grip of the second wave of the pandemic, cases in Bhopal have once again risen to over 500 per day in the last week, while the total death toll in the city surpassed 650. On Monday Hamidia Hospital, the government’s primary coronavirus treatment facility in the city, ran out of beds […]

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Signup to Run for Bhopal in the Brighton Marathon or 10k!

We are pleased to announce that signups are once again open to run for the BMA in the Brighton Marathon or Brighton 10k, scheduled for the weekend of 10-12th September, 2021. The Brighton Marathon is now the second largest in the UK, with a route that winds through the city and along the seafront, with […]

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Chingari Children in Lockdown Part 4, Rohit Jain

This is the fourth and final blog in our series about Bhopali children by photographer and author Rohit Jain. This week we have the stories of Tahmina, Krishna and Zunaid. All three of these children were receiving regular treatment at the Chingari clinic before lockdown. In September, Rohit visited their families to speak with them […]

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Former WHO Director Advocates UK Adopt Community Health Model

On Saturday, March 6th, the Guardian published an opinion piece on coronavirus by former WHO Director of Maternal and Child Health, Anthony Costello. In it, Costello argues that the UK’s failure to adopt a community healthcare model against coronavirus akin to those used in Asian countries, including China and South Korea, is one of the […]

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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.