Category Archives: Medical Issues

Bhopal Gas Victims to go on an indefinite water less hunger fast on 10th November

At a press conference on Monday the 3rd of November, representatives of five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal announced their plans of an indefinite water-less fast at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi from November 10th on the issue of compensation. They said that five women survivors will stop taking any […]

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Yoga Therapy

In the one of Sambhavna’s two airy yoga rooms, visitors are taught a number of different yoga ‘asanas’ (body postures), ‘shodhana kriyas’ (cleansing actions) and pranayama (breathing disciplines) by fully-qualified instructors. The therapeutic effects of practicing Hatha Yoga – the over 2000-year-old science of uniting and coordinating the physical and mental aspects of one’s being […]

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Volunteers help combat malaria, dengue in gas-affected areas

At a time when the state health department is having a tough time to control vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue, a community-based initiative has helped in combating the diseases in Bhopal-gas tragedy affected ten localities in old city, that house around 20,000 people. The initiative is spurred by Sambhavana Trust Clinic — a non-government […]

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"As an example of a holistic, environmentally-sound, community-focused and patient-centred approach to healthcare, the Sambhavna Clinic is way ahead of anything I have ever visited or worked in, anywhere in the world."

Dr John Hurst, Senior Lecturer, Honorary Consultant, UCL Medical School / Royal Free Hampstead NHS, London