Tag Archives: Healthcare Without Harm

Appropriate care

Provision of appropriate medical care is one of the central activities of Sambhavna. The guiding principles regarding medical care include the following: The medical care of the survivors should be based on the principle of ‘First do no harm’: therapy administered to patients must not compound the injuries sustained as a result of exposure. Therapies […]

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A Healing Garden Grows in Bhopal

Thousands of people suffered agonising deaths in 1984 when Union Carbide released a cloud of toxic gas in Bhopal, India. Another 15,000 died afterwards, victims of the toxic cloud of methyl-isocyanate gas (MIC), and 100,000 still require constant care. The abandoned factory continues to leak chemicals into the surrounding environment, sickening another 30,000 people. 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.