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2017 SKINPACT Awards - India Ceremony

Safe drinking water for West Bengal as third 2017 SKINPACT Award presented

Arsenic affected communities of West Bengal can look forward to the provision of safe drinking water as the third 2017 SKINPACT Award was presented to the Water Treatment project, affiliated with the Swasthya Bhabna Welfare Organization, that received the Expert Panel Award in the Community Leadership category

Aimed at providing safe arsenic-free drinking water and purposeful mitigation of Arsenicosis for the villagers of West Bengal, through community action and creating mass awareness, the project will be brought to life with the $10,000 (USD) grant received.

Dr Pradip Kumar Das, project team leader, shares more about the initiative in this presentation Q&A video.

Let's share a few moments captured during the Awards ceremony, that took place last January at DERMACON 2018 in Kochi, India.

The other 2017 SKINPACT Awards was presented at ceremonies in Manila, the Philippines, November 2017, and on the Gold Coast, Australia, May 2018

Read more on the other 2017 SKINPACT Award-winning projects.

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