CEJAD in partnership with World Alliance for Mercury Free Dentistry is implementing a project Promoting Dental Amalgam phase down and shift to alternatives in Kenya. The project’s aim is to promote the dental amalgam phase down and shift to alternatives in Kenya by ensuring participation of NGOs in the East Africa Dental Amalgam Phase II project to influence the development of the action plan for the project in line with phase down approaches set out in articles of the Minamata Convention on mercury.
- Creating awareness to Kenyan Public on dental amalgam (mercury) emissions pathways and consequent environmental Impacts as well as on the available non polluting alternatives for dental restorations and their associated benefits. (Download Awareness Materials here)
- Promoting engagement and networking of NGOs with stakeholders such as the policy makers towards setting objectives for dental amalgam phase down
- Highlight the environmental and health benefits of mercury-free dentistry
Field visit to Mombasa County to carry out outreach to County Level Government Ministries and Departments17th October 2018: Centre for Environment Justice and Development (CEJAD) and Kisiwani Conservation Network (KCN), in conjunction with the Kenya Dental Association (KDA)–Mombasa Chapter held a Stakeholders’ Dialogue Forum on Dental Amalgam Phase out in Children, Pregnant Women and Breastfeeding Mothers on 17th October 2018 in Mombasa County. The dialogue forum was also graced by..Read More »