Category Archives: Medical Issues

Yoga Therapy at Sambhavna

In 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 through consciously attempted […]

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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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Scottish Friends of Bhopal Workshop at Edinburgh University’s International Development Week

Scottish Friends of Bhopal, in association with Edinburgh University’s International Development Week, participated in a workshop series highlighting the history of Bhopal and ongoing efforts for justice. Lorraine Close, a nurse who volunteered at the Sambhavna Clinic for six months, shared her experiences and encouraged dialogue within the small groups. Students learned that the impact […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont 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.