Timeline



20 Oct 2016

Health Awareness Camp: Arsenic in Drinking water

Through the cumulative discussions, interactions and field engagement of Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network in Assam, since August 2014, the issue of arsenic in water for drinking came to be understood as a communication problem. The same highlighted the need for affected communities’ to be informed about the issue so that precautionary measures can be taken. Hence, a workshop was organized during 15th-16th June 2016...

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Addressing the issue of Arsenic in Drinking Water: A study of institutional gaps and challenges in Bihar
30 Jul 2016

Addressing the issue of Arsenic in Drinking Water: A study of institutional gaps and challenges in Bihar

Arsenic is a persistent issue in many of the Ganga Brahmaputra Meghnad basin in India. However, even though mitigating the issue has gained momentum in many other states in India, Bihar remains largely grappled by faults in the institutional mechanism because of which millions continue to suffer silently in the state of Bihar. Still, the state of Bihar is experiencing technological intervention in mitigating arsenic...

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Press note release
28 Jul 2016

Press note release

A press note was released on the occasion of the meeting held on 27th July 2016 at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan and Research Centre, Patna by the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network.


Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network, Bihar meeting for pilot intervention in arsenic affected regions
27 Jul 2016

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network, Bihar meeting for pilot intervention in arsenic affected regions

The Arsenic Knowledge and Action network in Bihar comprising of Mahavir Cancer Sansthan and Research Centre, AN College, UNICEF, Megh Pyne Abhiyan, Nalanda University, Samta, Water Action Bihar etc. met at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan and Research Centre, Patna on 27 th July 2016. It was also attended by media persons from different local print and electronic media. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss...

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Safe Water and Fluoride Learning Workshop
23 Jun 2016

Safe Water and Fluoride Learning Workshop

Manish Maskara from the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network attended ‘Safe Water and Fluoride Learning Workshop’ organized during 23rd -24th June 2016 by Fluoride Knowledge and Action Network in association with INREM Foundation, Anand. The workshop was held at Institute of Rural Management, Anand to understand and learn about issue of safe water with regards to fluoride and its mitigation.


Workshop on Communication and Capacity Building for Drinking Water Safety in Assam
14 Jun 2016

Workshop on Communication and Capacity Building for Drinking Water Safety in Assam

A “Workshop on Communication and Capacity Building for Drinking Water Safety in Assam” was actualized on 14th and 15th of June, 2016 at WSSO, PHED, Guwahati in collaboration with UNICEF and Government of Assam. The workshop addressed communication problems related to water quality issues and initiated a process of building and testing communication strategy to enable water safety though a collaborative process. The workshop was...

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Consultation Workshop on developing framework for arsenic mitigation
28 May 2016

Consultation Workshop on developing framework for arsenic mitigation

The Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network of Bihar region met at AN College on 28th May 2016 (Saturday). The idea behind the discussion was to reflect on and enable a framework for addressing the challenges associated with arsenic in arsenic affected regions of Bihar so as to find solutions for provision of safe drinking water. The need for a joint consultative workshop was felt to...

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