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30 Sep 2017

Collaboration with Piramal Swasthya Management and Research Institute under the Prajalit Matritta program in Assam

30th Sep 2017: Collaboration with Piramal Swasthya Management and Research Institute under the Prajalit Matritta program in Assam to send voice messages on accessing safe water sources in all the arsenic affected villages in Assam. Message: Your water may be contaminated with arsenic and hence drinking it might affect the body severely. If you have been suffering from skin related issues, Please visit the doctor...

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Consultative Workshop on Arsenic contamination in groundwater of Tihuria village, Kolkata
15 Sep 2017

Consultative Workshop on Arsenic contamination in groundwater of Tihuria village, Kolkata

As a part of the research collaboration with The Researcher, West Bengal under the ongoing Shifting Grounds project, the results of the test of the water samples from both public and private tube-wells were disseminated through a workshop organized on 14th Sep 2017 at Diksha Bhawan, Ramkrishna Mission Ashram, Narendrapur, Kolkata. Report Download pdf



01 Sep 2017

Arsenic Testing campaign in Tihuria village, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal

As a part of the research collaboration with The Researcher, West Bengal under the ongoing Shifting Grounds project, arsenic testing campaign was conducted in Tihuria village, South 24 Parganas in West Bengal. The water samples from both public and private tube-wells were tested through the Merck Testing kit and also at the PHED accredited laboratories. Map Report Download pdf



01 Jul 2017

Role of Civil Society Organization (Samta) over Water Quality Issues Focusing on Arsenic

Khagaria is a district of Bihar. Earlier it was the part of the Munger district. Its sub-division was created in the year 1943-44. It was upgraded as a district, with effect from 10th May, 1981, vide Government of Bihar Notification no. – 7/T-1-207/79 dated 30th April, 1981. This region is a region of rivers. There is seven rivers flow through this region and due to...

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Indigenous knowledge, technologies, related to safe drinking water of Kairi Village, West Champaran, Bihar
01 Jul 2017

Indigenous knowledge, technologies, related to safe drinking water of Kairi Village, West Champaran, Bihar

My research area is Kairi village which is in Paschim Champaran and located in Gaunaha Tehsil of Paschim Champaran in Bihar. It is 25km away from the sub district headquarters Gaunaha and 70 km away from district headquarters Bettiah. When I visit this village for my field research to see indigenous knowledge related to safe drinking water among villagers. In the village I saw except...

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Awareness Camp on health impacts of arsenic
01 Jun 2017

Awareness Camp on health impacts of arsenic

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network, with the support from SAMTA, Khagaria and Mahavir Cancer Research Sansthan, Patna organised a Health Awareness Camp in Madarpur and Chaidha Gram Panchayats of Khagaria. The purpose of the camp was to identify people affected with arsenic toxicity. Press release Newspaper Cutting 1 Newspaper Cutting 2


Exposure Visit to Jorhat and Majuli, Assam
24 May 2017

Exposure Visit to Jorhat and Majuli, Assam

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network in association with the team of Safe Water Centre for Healthy Assam (SWaCHA) conducted a field exposure visit to Jorhat and Majuli districts of Assam to understand the larger ecosystem of partnerships for addressing the challenge of arsenic contamination in water and also to get a first hand information about the effects of arsenic among the community. Report Download pdf



23 May 2017

Training cum Awareness workshop on Impact of Arsenic contamination and probable remedial measures

Training cum Awareness workshop on Impact of Arsenic contamination and probable remedial measures held on 30th April 2017 in Kheyada 1 GP office, Sonarpur block , South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. The workshop, coordinated by The Researcher (https://www.theresearcherwb.org) was one of the activities under the Knowledge Exchange modules of the ongoing Shifting Grounds Project (http://saciwaters.org/shiftinggrounds) in collaboration with Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network. Download Report



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