The Asian Center for Environmental Health is opening a pathway to work closely with environment. This is a new initiative of building a network among the countries of Asia-Pacific in environmental issues.
Mercury dental amalgam or ‘Silver filling’ is a silver-colored material used to fill cavities caused by tooth decay. It is made of 50% mercury, 35% silver and 13% tin, approx. 2% copper and <0.1% zinc and other trace metals. This amalgam, in widespread use for over 150 years, is one of the oldest materials used in oral health care. Alarmingly, mercury is also one of the ten chemicals of major...
To protect environment and children health in Asia, we need to work together to ensure toxic free, safe and sustainable future for the next generation. We work for mercury free dental care and be specific to the children and women of child bearing age in Asia. We are also focusing lead and mercury exposure to the children. Please support our programmes which are being conducted in this region.
You can send your donation directly to Asian Center’s International co-ordination office in Washington D.C., USA or regional head quarter in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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“Asian Center for Environmental Health opens a very good pathway for All-China Environment Federation to work towards mercury-free dentistry in China, and introduces a solid NGO network for mercury-free dentistry campaign around the whole world.”-
Public awareness and the implementation of projects for mercury-free dentistry is a high priority supporting ratification of the “Minamata Convention on Mercury”.
Addressing both short and long term plans including working with Governments for better execution and implementation of mercury-free dentistry-
The initiative taken by ‘Asian Center for Environmental Health’ for complete ban of Mercury in Dental Practice in Asia has been commendable. We from OSVSWA, India wholeheartedly support this drive and commit our self to this important public health cause. Together Everyone Achieves More. Let the TEAM approach guide us to achieve our goal for a mercury free nation-
We have only one “Earth” and our second generation is our future and defender of the earth,
“Mercury” is a most pollutant and dangerous element; Stop Mercury Amalgam now, let’s go for mercury elimination, we need political and social commitment for a Mercury-Free World….