Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, in their humanitarian work by sending funds, food items, clothes and medicines. But for God's sake do not send expired and/or banned drugs. If they can't be fit for some, they can't be fit for others. Be humane, be generous. Address : Missionaries of Charity, 54, A.J.C. Bose Road, Calcutta 700 016, India.
Dr. Milly Schar-Manzoli by extending your support on OIPA's initiative for the Abolition of Vivisection. OIPA stands for Organisation Internationale pour la Protection des Animaux et pour l'abolition de la vivisection, of which your editor is the Vice President, incharge of Asia. Doctors who believe that animal experiemnts be banned should write to Dr. Milly Schar-Manzoli, President, CH-6517, Arbedo, Switzerland.
Ex American President, Bill Clinton, unleashed a major anti-tobacco offensive before he demit office. He also gave up smoking cigars at the behest of his wife Hillary and daughter Chelsea. Mr. Clinton described smoking as an 'epidemic' and swore to save the younger generation (15-18 age group) - 35 percent of whom smoked.
Transnational Tobacco Conglomerates (and Americans are in the lead), however, keep influencing the Third World health laws, tax laws, commerce ministry notifications, subsidies and export credits for their unsatiable gread.
And finally, help Dr. Leo Rebello to establish an ideal Health Farm in India with a College, Cancer and AIDS Hospital, Herbarium, Nature Club, All-Religion Theme Park, Organic Farming - all under one roof, spread over one some 300 acres of land. Interested persons contact him at 28 Samata Nagar, Kandivali East, Bombay 400 101, India. Tel. (91-22) 2887-2741.