India | Video: Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust Goes Mercury Free

In May 2010, India's Central Government issued guidelines to phase-out mercury containing equipment from all Government-run Hospitals.

Since then, many hospitals in the country have been implementing projects to eliminate mercury-based medical devices from their institutions. HCWH Partner Organization Toxics Link - an environmental organization engaged in disseminating information to help strengthen campaigns against toxic pollution and provide cleaner alternatives - has documented the effort of Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust, a 750 beds, multi specialty hospital in India.

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