News snippets

 
Published: Wednesday 31 May 2006

Parkland Medical Center in Derry, the US, has been honoured for becoming mercury-free. It got the 'Making Medicine Mercury-Free Award' from Hospitals for a Healthy Environment, an alliance of the US Environmental Protection Agency, American Hospital Association, American Nurses Association and Health Care Without Harm.

Dhananjoy Mandal's A Silent Killer got the best documentary award at a film festival in Minsk, Belarussia. It deals with arsenic contamination of water in West Bengal.

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter :

Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.