Dentists, dental professionals, Government representatives and environmental leaders urged the Government for phasing out mercury from dentistry sector by 2018. Yesterday at a workshop, they demanded to take immediate step regarding this issue. Bangladesh Dental Society(BDS) and Environment and Social Development Organization-ESDO in association with Asian Center for Environmental Health organized this workshop entitled, “Mercury Free Dentistry: Way Forward” at Four Seasons Restaurant, Dhanmondi at 12.00 pm.
The session was chaired by Syed Marghub Murshed, Former Secretary, People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Chairperson of ESDO. Charles G Brown, head of the American National Counsel of Consumers for Dental Choice and President of the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, was the Special Guest of the program.