Dr. Seshenanda Sanjel from the University of Kathmandu in Nepal has had his paper on Brick Kilns in Nepal accepted to present at the AIHCE 2017 in Seattle, WA. Dr. Sanjel is giving a 20 minute oral presentation. Dr. Sanjel has been working for years to improve the health of brick kiln workers in Nepal and has been a part of the Better Brick Nepal movement. His work furthers the mission of WHWB-US. This project will empower Dr. Sanjel to improve working conditions at brick kilns in Nepal and to build a network of professionals to assist him in future endeavors. If you are attending AIHCE 2017, please come by and see Dr. Sanjel's presentation.
The NGO WHWB and WHWB-US has been involved with projects aimed at the reduction of silicosis in brick kiln workers and are honored to have Dr. Sanjel speak at AIHCE. His travels are being sponsored courtesy of his co-author Steve Thygerson, Dr. Malik and a special conference travel grant set up by WHWB-US.
Please click the link to his attached abstract below: