National stakeholder conference to phase down amalgam use in India

India 2016 137The National Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry in India held a national workshop on mercury-free dentistry on 3 June 2016 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.  The workshop was organized in collaboration with the Asian Center for Environmental Health, with support from the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry.  Stakeholder participation from this billion-people nation was widespread: dentists and dental schools, environmental NGO leaders, civic groups, physicians, corporations, generals, students, members of state parliament, plus the United Nations Environment Programme.