• December 2015 :Our Mobile Gastroenterology unit visited Canning village on 19th December along with eminent Gastroenterologist Dr. Goutam Roy, who examined about 20 patients at that venue.

  • November 2015 :Our Mobile Gastroenterology unit visited Madhusudan Chowk village in Raidighi Block on 29th November along with eminent Gastroenterologist Dr. B.N.Koushik, who examined about 20 patients at that venue.

  • September 2015 :Our Mobile Gastroenterology unit visited Patharprotima village on 9th September along with eminent Gastroenterologist Dr. Koushik Das, who examined about 20 patients at that venue.

  • September 2015 :Dr. Chandra Kant Patil Memorial Award Ceremony was organized in Purulia, for the successful candidates of the district in medical stream of WBJEE 2015, on 13th September, 2015 at Haripada Sahitya Mandir, Purulia.

  • September 2015 :Dr. Chandra Kant Patil Memorial Award Ceremony was organized in Birbhum, for the successful candidates of the district in medical stream of WBJEE 2015, on 12h September, 2015 at DRDC Hall,Birbhum.

  • September 2015 :Dr. Chandra Kant Patil Memorial Award Ceremony was organized in Murshidabad (Berhampore), for the successful candidates of the district in medical stream of WBJEE 2015, on 8th September, 2015 at Rabindra Sadan Baharampur.

  • July 2015 :A journey to aware each and every ethno lingual community started through a program named ´Unite in Diversity to Prevent Hepatitis´ on World Hepatitis Day 28th July. People from 14 different communities (like Toto, Jola, Santal, Mech, Munda etc) of West Bengal participated in this program. We aware them and consider as Advocates from different community.

  • July 2015 :Awareness program on General Health & Hygiene and Exercise held on 5th July, 2015 at Bonbataspur, Md.Bazar, Birbhum.

  • July 2015 :Our coordinators visited Bamongachi, Barasat on 1st July, 2015, where a HIV and suspected HEP-B patient translocated from one village to another due to fear. The coordinators campaigned at both the villages for community awareness as well as for eradicating the stigmas associated with Hepatitis B.

  • June 2015 :A Hepatitis Patients´ Summit & Workshop was organized on 2nd June, 2015 at Iran Society Hall, Kolkata.

  • June 2015 :Doorstep and Community Advocacy Program started in Kalyani at three different places, Kalyani Jogendra Nath Colony, South Chadamari and Ghospara in between 1st June - 10th June, 2015 by the Non-RHCP advocates of Liver Foundation, West Bengal.

  • May 2015 :A special training course on conducting Health Education at schools, was organized at Birbhum on 25th - 26th May, 2015, with the active participation of '´Hope Initiative´,UP.

  • May 2015 :A Patients´ Summit was organized on 16th May, 2015 at Iran Society Hall, Kolkata on the occasion of visit of Mr. Stephan Bennet, Director, ´Place For People´, UK, for interaction with the members of Hepatitis Patients´ Forum regarding the online interactive platform "I Fight Hepatitis" designed by them.

  • May 2015 :Third phase of Tackle Hepatitis Launched at Central Modern school, Kolkata on 14th May 2015. First time this program was incorporated in the curriculum of the ISC school for standard XI, as a SUPW program.

  • April 2015 :Awareness program on General Health & Hygiene and Exercise held on 4th April,2015 at Ishabpur, Chandrapur, Birbhum.

  • April 2015 :Awareness program on General Health & Hygiene and Exercise held on 3rd April,2015 at Lohapur, Md.Bazar, Birbhum.

  • March 2015 :´Rupendra Nath Bandopadhyay Memorial Lecture´ held on 29th March, 2015 at Haripada Sahitya Mandir, Purulia. Eminent writer Sri Sankarlal Bhattacharya was one of the important speakers in this program.

  • March 2015 :Liver Foundation, West Bengal participated in ´Gramin Mela´ organized by Sargachi Ramakrishna Mission, from 20th to 28th March, 2015 to display the handicrafts made by the self help group of Hepatitis Patients´ Forum, as well as to generate awareness on hepatitis, among the rural people.

  • March 2015 :´Mahindra Finance´ handed over a big ambulance, as a part of their CSR activities, to Liver Foundation, West Bengal, in a program at Iran Society Hall on 12th March, 2015. The ambulance will be utilized as a Mobile Gastroenterology Unit, for extending treatment support, to the rural people of West Bengal.

  • February 2015 :2nd phase of ´Tackle Hepatitis´ - an e-health movement, started at J.K.College, Purulia, on 14th February, 2015.

  • February 2015 :Structured Health Education program launched on 7th February, 2015 at Purulia Zilla School and Govt. Girls High School, Purulia.

  • January 2015 :A special meeting of Hepatitis Patients´ Forum was arranged at Iran Society Hall on 23rd January,2015.

  • December 2014 :Trained RHCP Summit was organized at Suri, Birbhum, on 28th December, 2014 where 650 participants joined from all the peripheral centers.

  • December 2014 :5th Kolkata Liver Meeting held on 12th and 13th December,2014 at Swissotel, Kolkata.

  • December 2014 :Patient Solidarity Day was celebrated on 6th December, 2014 at Iran Society Hall, Kolkata.

  • December 2014 :e-learning program started jointly with Kalyani, Purulia and Birbhum on 2nd December, 2014.

  • November 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis associated with the International Council of Hepatology Education Providers, was held on 27th November, 2014 at Malda Medical College and Hospital, Malda.

  • November 2014 :Door to door survey on Hepatitis awareness, was held on 22nd November, 2014 at Madhusudan Chak, South 24pgn.

  • November 2014 :Door to door survey on Hepatitis awareness, was held on 21st November, 2014 at Nandakumarpur Village, South 24pgn.

  • November 2014 :e-learning program launched at Kalyani, Nadia on 20th November, 2014.

  • November 2014 :Door to door survey on Hepatitis awareness, was held on 20th November, 2014 at Madhusudan Chak, South 24pgn.

  • November 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis associated with the International Council of Hepatology Education Providers, was held on 17th November, 2014 at The North Bengal Medical College , Siliguri.

  • November 2014 :Tackle Hepatitis prize distribution ceremony was held at the Iran Society Hall, Kolkata on 1st November, 2014.

  • October 2014 :A community awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held held by the selected 'Tackle Hepatitis' advocates on 19th October, 2014 at Gangar More, Narayanpur village, South 24pgn.

  • October 2014 :A community awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held held by the selected 'Tackle Hepatitis' advocates on 19th October, 2014 at Ghoshpara, Jaykrishnapur, South 24pgn.

  • October 2014 :A community awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held held by the selected 'Tackle Hepatitis' advocates on 19th October, 2014 at Jaykrishnapur near 2 no. Gheri, South 24pgn.

  • October 2014 :A community awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held by the Grass-Root advocates on 19th October, 2014 at Nandakumar Pur Gram Panchayet office Ground, South 24pgn.

  • October 2014 :One day workshop held on 18th October, 2014 at Iran Society Hall, Kolkata with the selected winners of 'Tackle Hepatitis' advocates.

  • October 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis associated with the International Council of Hepatology Education Providers, was held on 16th October, 2014 at the Institute of Post Graduate and Medical Research, Kolkata.

  • September 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held on 10th September, 2014, at the Mahabatnagar Koilaspur Milan Siksha Sadan, South 24pgn.

  • September 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held on 10th September, 2014 at the Narendrapur High School, South 24pgn.

  • August 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held on 28th August, 2014 at the Nandakumarpur High School, South 24pgn.

  • August 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held on 28th August, 2014 at the Jaykrishnapur High School, South 24pgn.

  • August 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held on 9th August, 2014 at the Madhyapur Pally Mangal High School, Birbhum.

  • August 2014 :A whole day community awareness program on Hepatitis B was conducted on 7th August,2014 at Nandakumarpur G.P, Raidighi, South 24 Parganas, as Hepatitis – B was detected in some families. By centralized meeting at G. P. Office, group meetings in different parts of the village and by door to door visit, sensitized the people of the area, about prevention of hepatitis and to eradicate the unhealthy stigma from the society.

  • August 2014 :A community awareness program on Hepatitis B was held on 3rd August,2014 at Madhusudan Chak, Krishisamabay Bhawan, Raidighi, South 24 Parganas.

  • August 2014 :An awareness program on Liver Health And Hepatitis was held on 2nd August, 2014 at the Lawjore High School, Birbhum.

  • July 2014 :To observe the World Hepatitis Day, a special type of day long awareness program, "Pledge to prevent Hepatitis" with our newly introduced ´Digital Pledge Instrument´, was organized by us, on 28th July, 2014, at the Esplanade Station of Kolkata Metro Railway. It was inaugurated by the famous Actor and Director Sri Debshankar Halder, who has been awarded as ´Sera Bangali´ this year, at the presence of other eminent dignitaries. The program had drawn ample attention of the common people of the society and was convincing enough to explain the importance of sensitization regarding Liver Heath & Hepatitis.

  • July 2014 :An Awareness program on Liver Health and Hepatitis was held on 19th July, 2014 at the Panuria High School, Birbhum.

  • July 2014 :An Awareness program on Liver Health and Hepatitis was held on 18th July, 2014 at the Koma High School, Birbhum.

  • July 2014 :An Awareness program on Liver Health and Hepatitis was held on 17th July, 2014 at the Panther Chapuri High School, Birbhum.

  • June 2014 :Telemedicine program launched at Nagari,Birbhum on 23rd June, 2014.

  • June 2014 :Telemedicine program launched at Kalyani, Nadia on 19th June, 2014.

  • June 2014 :Telemedicine program launched at Purulia on 19th June, 2014.

  • May 2014 :A school awareness program was held on 5th May,2014 at National English School, Baguiati, Kolkata, on Liver Health & Hepatitis as well as the introduction of ´Tackle-Hepatitis´, the e-health movement, to empower the students to present a Hepatitis-Free world.

  • May 2014 :A whole day workshop with the members of Hepatitis Patients´ Forum was organized at Iran Society Hall, Kolkata on 1st May, 2014 on the occasion of the visit of Ms Phangisile Mtshali Manciya, Director of BMSF.

  • April 2014 :Participated in a community awareness program on ´Liver Health & Hygiene´ held at Surendranath Vidyaniketan Auditorium, Sheoraphuli on 5th April,2014, organized by Sheoraphuli Sukanta Smriti Sangha.

  • March 2014 :A ´sit-n-draw´ competition was organized by Liver Foundation, West Bengal for the patients of Hepatitis Patients´ Forum on the eve of 175th Birth anniversary of Jamshedji Tata, a CSR initiative of CMC Ltd, Kolkata.

  • February 2014 :Awareness program regarding ´Liver Health & Hepatitis´ as well as ´General Health & Hygiene´ was held at Rautari High School for Girls´, Chakdaha, Nadia on 21st February, 2014.

  • January 2014 :An awareness program on General Health, Liver Health and Hepatitis was held on 25th January, 2014 at "Konnagar Bignan Mela"

  • January 2014 :´Tackle Hepatitis´ – first social networking website for e-health movement to present a Hepatitis free World, was launched on 21st January, 2014, by Liver Foundation, West Bengal, alongwith a Press Conference at St.Joseph´s College, Kolkata. The website was officially inaugurated by our Chief-Guest, the eminent footballer and coach Sri Subrata Bhattacharya.

  • January 2014 :An Awareness Camp on Liver Health and Hepatitis was held on 18th January at Charushila Bose Balika Vidyalaya, Baidyabati.

  • January 2014 :A musical event, "Rhythm " Electro" was held at EZCC, Kolkata on 4th January, 2014 with performances by musical maestro Bikram Ghosh and Saum G from USA.

  • December 2013 :A two day long summit with the grassroots was held on 28th and 29th December, 2013. All the grass-root advocates of Liver Foundation, West Bengal from the districts of Birbhum, Purulia, Murshidabad and Nadia assembled at Nagari, Birbhum for this event.

  • December 2013 :A Patients´ Summit was organized on 22nd December, 2013 at Iran Society Hall in Kolkata. 30 members of the Hepatitis Patients´ Forum joined the summit and participated actively in "Art Therapy" session. They were taught silk screen printing and how to make handicrafts with raw jute. The occasion also served as a great platform for the patients to interact and share personal experiences regarding their disease. In addition, a concept of e-diary and digital art therapy for the patients was inaugurated through video Skype conference with Pinar Sahin, Healthcare Practice Leader from PlaceForPeople, technology partner of the initiative.

  • September 2013 : Metabolic Health awareness program regarding "Life-style disease, effects of exercise & Diabetes" at Shibpur, Rampurhat block and Tankipara, Bolpur block in Birbhum was held on 24th and 25th September, 2013 respectively.

  • September 2013 : School advocacy program on general health & hygiene, liver and Hepatitis was held on 18th September, 2013 at "Bhabta Netaji High School (H.S)" & "Kalitala Diar R.J.K. High School" in sargachi, Murshidabad.

  • September 2013 : School advocacy program on general health & hygiene, liver and Hepatitis B was held on 17th September, 2013 at "Bhabta Azizia High Madrasah." in sargachi, Murshidabad.

  • September 2013 : "Dr. Chandrakant Patil Memorial Health Dialogue" was held at "Haripada Sahitya Mancha" Purulia, on 12th September, 2013. The lecture was attended by the Municipal Chairman of Purulia, Mr. Tarakesh Chatterjee, M.P, Mr. Narahari Mahato, eminent gynaecologist, Dr. Sanatan Dutta, ex Additional Director of Health services, Dr. Chandan Kumar Sen & respected Nirmalananda Maharaj. 11 students of Purulia district who have joined different medical colleges of the state this year for their medical studies have been awarded the "Dr. Chandrakant Patil memorial Award".

    This event was also held at Suri, Birbhum, on 15th September, 2013. 12 students of Birbhum District who have qualified in the medical entrance examination & joined various medical colleges this year received the "Dr. Chandrakant Patil memorial Award". Eminent personalities who were present in this award ceremony include- SDO of Birbhum district, Mr. Chandranath Roy Chowdhury, ex Principal of Path Bhaban, Mr. Chanchal Bannerjee, ex Head-master & present Assistant Headmaster of Birbhum Zila School, Mr. Shibnath Chakraborty & Mr. Debobrato Mukherjee respectively.

    The cultural programs were held after the award ceremony in both places.

  • September 2013 : School advocacy program on general health & hygiene, liver and Hepatitis B, C was held on 14th September, 2013 at "Rautari High School" in Simurali, Nadia.

  • September 2013 : School advocacy program on general health & hygiene, liver and Hepatitis at "Simurali Upendra Bidyabhaban for Girls´" in Simurali, Nadia was held on 10th September, 2013.

  • September 2013 : Metabolic Health awareness program regarding "Life-style disease, effects of exercise & Diabetes" at "Fullaipur", "Karamkal" & "Kurunnahar" village in Birbhum was held on 8th, 9th & 15th September, 2013 respectively.

  • August 2013 : School advocacy program on general health & hygiene, liver and Hepatitis at "Ayesha kutchi Urdu High Scool" in kasaimoholla & at "Govt. Girls High School" in Rachi road, Purulia was held on 31st August 2013.

  • August 2013 : School advocacy program on general health & hygiene and Hepatitis B at "Cittaranjan High School" in court road, & at "Santamoyee Girls´ High School" in Dhagabandh, Purulia was held on 30.08.2013.

  • August 2013 : School advocacy program on general health & hygiene, liver and Hepatitis B at "Basanta Kumari Balika Vidyapith" in Chakdah, Nadia was held on 8th August, & 12th August 2013.

  • July 2013 : (a) On 28th July, World Hepatitis Day was observed. An exhibition by Hepatitis Patients’ Forum was held at Iran society, Kyd Street, Kolkata-16. Greetings cards, Flower vase, handkerchief & different handicrafts made by the patients were displayed and offered for sale in the exhibition. This exhibition was inaugurated by Pandit Bickram Ghosh & eminent Film Director Mr. Goutam Halder. DR. Ashokananda Konar- President of Liver Foundation, DR. Kalyan Bose,-vice-President of Liver Foundation were also present in this occasion.

    The district centers of Purulia, Birbhum, Sargachi and Kalyani also participated in a global event organized by World Hepatitis Alliance by performing the “See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” sequence by a magnanimous number of people all around the globe.

    (b) Awareness program on general health and Hepatitis B at “Belkuri High School” in Purulia was held on 27th July, 2013.

    (c) Awareness program on Hepatitis B and general health at “Ramkrisna Vivekananda Mission” in Purulia was held on 27th July, 2013.

    (d) Awareness program on Hepatitis B, general health & hygiene at “Purulia Zila School” in Purulia was held on 27th July, 2013.

    (e) Awareness program on Hepatitis B, general health & hygiene at “Khudibandh High School” in Purulia was held on 28th July, 2013.

  • July 2013 : Awareness Program on Hepatitis B, C and liver health was held on 14th July, 2013 at "Parnashree club", Behala, Kolkata, which was organized by "Paschimbanga Bigyan Mancha".

  • July 2013 : On 13th July, 2013, Awareness Program on Hepatitis B and general health was held at "Simurali Upendra Vidya Bhaban" at Simurali, Nadia.

  • June 2013 : On 30th June, 2013, Liver Foundation, West Bengal celebrated its eighth foundation day. The district centers of LFWB organized Anti Spitting and Cleanliness Drive Campaign in different hospitals and public places. The venues of the event were Purulia, Kalyani, Sargachi and Birbhum. In this program, the public was made aware of the harmful effects of spitting in public places as well as the importance of cleanliness at hospital premises and other open spaces.

  • June 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B and general health at Khagra Gurudas Tarashundari Institution, Baharampur, Murshidabad was held on 29th June, 2013.

  • June 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B and general health at Alaipur Manorama Shiksha Niketan (H.S.), Madanpur, Kalyani was held on 26th June, 2013.

  • June 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B and general health at Gainpara Pallisammilani High School, Madanpur, Kalyani was held on 19th June, 2013.

  • June 2013 : The training program of Rural Health Care Providers for the year 2013 started on 19th June at Kalyani.

  • June 2013 : The training program of Rural Health Care Providers for the year 2013 started on 2nd June at Sargachi, Baharampur.

  • May 2013 : Metabolic Health awareness program on "Life-style disease, effects of exercise & Diabetes" was held on 22nd & 23rd May, 2013 at "Raghunathpur" & "Chandrapur" village at Birbhum respectively.

  • May 2013 : Lakshyaved, the LFWB initiative of guiding students for Joint Entrance Examination started in Kolkata on 11th May, 2013.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B & C & Health Promotion were held at "Top Club, Station Para" (Purulia) on 30th April.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B & C & Health Promotion were held at "Biltora High School" (Purulia) on 30h April.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B & C & Health Promotion were held at "Hostel of Lagda Girls High school" (Purulia) on 29th April.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B & C & Health Promotion were held at "Golamara High School" (Purulia) on 29th April.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis C & health Promotion were held at "Madanpur Kendriya Adarshya Balika Vidyapith" (Nadia) on 29th April.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis C & Health Promotion were held at "Debpur High School" (West Sargachi, Murshidabad) on 26th April.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis C & Health Promotion were held at "Sargachi Ramkrishna Mission High School" in Sargachi, Murshidabad on 26th April.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis B & Health Promotion were held at "Krishnanath Collegiate School" in Baharampur, Murshidabad on 25th April.

  • April 2013 : The concluding meeting of "HCV - The Indian Face" was held at Swissotel, Kolkata on 21st April. The program was attended by Dr. S.K Acharya, Professor & Head of Gastroenterology & Human Nutrition Unit of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Dr. V. Sreenivas, Professor of AIIMS, Dr. Abhijit Chowdhury, Dr. Ashokananda Konar & other eminent personalities.

  • April 2013 : Awareness program on Hepatitis C & Health Promotion were held on 13th April at "Ghoshpara Saraswati Trust Estate Vidyapith (H.S)" in Nadia.

  • April 2013 : The 65th birth anniversary of WHO, World Health Day was celebrated by Liver Foundation, West Bengal on 7th April, 2013 in a slightly different approach. The Hepatitis Patients´ Forum, an initiative of Liver Foundation, West Bengal, formed "Self Help Group" of Hepatitis patients who succeeded to raise some funds by selling their artworks at different places. A portion of this fund was donated to two members of the group to offload their treatment expanses to some extent who are really in need at this moment. This occasion was celebrated in the presence of the Famous vocalist Smt. Lopamudra Mitra & eminent actor Sri Saheb Bhattacharya. Many well known print and electronic medias were present there. The program was held at Iran Society auditorium, 12 Kyd Street, Kolkata-700016.

  • March 2013 : Awareness programme on Hepatitis C & Health promotion were held at "Rampada Colony" (Purulia) on 29th March, 2013.

  • March 2013 : Awareness programme on Hepatitis & Health promotion were held at "Khudibandh High School" (Purulia) on 28th March, 2013.

  • March 2013 : On 8th March, on the eve of Women´s Day an awareness programme on general health promotion, liver health & hepatitis was held at Tata Consultancy Services, at Camac St., Kolkata.

  • March 2013 : Awareness programme on Hepataitis, Health Promotion & Advocacy were held at "Charasarati Kendriya High School" (Kalyani, Nadia) on 8th March, 2013.

  • March 2013 : Metabolic Health awareness program regarding "Life-style disease & Diabetes" was held on 5th March, 2013 at "Barogram village", Birbhum.

  • February 2013 : Awareness programme on Hepatitis Prevention & health Promotion were held at "Janakalyan High School" (Kalyani, Nadia) on 26th February 2013.

  • January 2013 : Awareness programme on Advocacy, Hepatitis B & health Promotion were held at "Sarkar Tutorial home" (Kalyani, Nadia) on 20th January 2013.

  • January 2013 : The training program of Rural Health Care Providers for the year 2013 started on 20th January in Birbhum.

  • December 2012 : Awareness programme on Advocacy And Liver Health were held at Purulia District Correctional Home and at GNM Nursing training school. Advocacy awareness was also held at Red Cross Society and Industrial Training Institute in Kalyani.

  • December 2012 : Kolkata Liver Meeting was held at Taj Bengal, Kolkata and eminent doctors attended the conference. The theme of the meeting was NAFLD/NASH - INDO - EUROPEAN Summit.

  • November 2012 : Awareness programme on Hepatitis and Advocacy were held at Kendriya Vidyalaya (Suri, Birbhum) and Nagari Girls' High School (Nagari, Birbhum) on 23rd November, 2012.

  • November 2012 : Awareness programme on Hepatitis C and Advocacy were held at a Web Designing firm Ayan Advisory Pvt Ltd at on 19th November, 2012 Chakdah, Nadia.

  • November 2012 : A one day brain storming workshop on "Rural Health Care Providers in India-the context and relevance, regulation and research" was held with the support of Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation on 18th November, 2012 at the conference hall of Alipur campus of Calcutta University. The meeting started with a welcome address by Dr. Abhijit Chowdhury. The meeting was planned to discuss issues such as relevance of the RHCPs in the existing and emerging rural health care paradigms in India based on available research. Various eminent personalities attended the meeting including Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee (Professor of Economics, MIT & Director, J PAL) & Barun Kanjilal (Professor of Health Economics & Dean Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, India) who chaird the sessions.

  • November 2012 : Dr. Chandrakant Patil Memorial Health lecture was held at Purulia at Haripada Sahitya Mandir on 15th November, 2012. The programme was attended by Minister Shantiram Mahato, MLA K.P Singh Deo and other eminent personalities. 15 medical students of Purulia district who have joined Medical College this year have been awarded with Dr. Chandrakant Patil Memorial Award.

  • November 2012 : A three day conference on "Centre of Excellence (CoE)" was organized at The Grand Oberoi, Kolkata to mark the completion of 5 years of sustained support in research & action towards liver health awareness extended to different Indian partners by Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation-a leading global corporate philanthropy.Mrs. Chandrima Bhattacharya, Hon'ble Minister of State, Department of Health & Family welfare, Govt. of West Bengal inaugurated the conference. Mr. John Damonti, President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation & Mrs. Phangisile Mtshali Manciya, Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation were present at the ocassion along with other dignitaries.

  • October 2012 : The temporary Out-patient Department was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Liver & Digestive Sciences at Sonarpur on October 14, 2012. The department was inaugurated by Mr. Jeeban Mukhopadhyay,MLA, South Sonarpur, in the presence of our President Dr. Ashokananda Konar, Vice-President Dr. Kalyan Boae and Secretary Dr. Abhijeet Chowdhury. Special guest at the event was Mr. Srinjoy Bose, Hon'ble MP. Eminent doctors of Gastro-enterology will attend the OPD for the people in the vicinity of Sonarpur.

  • September 2012 : Awareness programmes on Hepatitis C and Advocacy Programmes were held in Majherchor Satyapriyo Roy Smriti Vidyapith and Shikshayatan School in Kalyani, Scottish Church and Bethune Collegiate Schools in Kolkata and also in Netaji Vidyapith and Chittaranjan Balika Vidyalaya of Purulia, Police Barrack and a local club- in Purulia town.

  • September 2012 : Dr. Chandrakant Patil Memorial lecture was held at Suri, Birbhum, the lecture was attended by the Assistant District Magistrate of Birbhum District on 9th September, 2012. 18 students of Birbhum District who have joined Medical Colleges this year for their medical studies have been awarded with the Dr. Chandrakant Patil Memorial Award. This award giving ceremony was held at Rabindra Sadan from 6 to 9 pm, Baharampur on 10th September, 2012. 20 students of Murshidabad District who have joined Medical Colleges this year received the award.
    Dr. Chandrakant Patil Memorial Health Dialog was held on 11th September, 2012 at Rotary Sadan from 6pm to 9 pm. The topic for the motion was "Best of Medical Care for most in India-Realization of a dream". Eminent personalities like Dr. Sugata Marjit, Dr. Manabi Majumder, Dr. Krishnendu Mukherjee & Dr. Abhijit Chowdhury were the speakers in this program. Dr Achin Chakraborty and Mr. Dilip Ghosh were the moderators at this event.

  • August 2012 : Hepatitis C awareness and advocacy programme, held at Birbhum Zilla School and Sri Sri Ramakrishna Bidyapith, Suri (Birbhum) on 31.08.2012.

  • August 2012 : Hepatitis C awareness and advocacy programme, held at Swami Akhondananda Balika Bidyamandir & Baninathpur Vivekananda Seva Sangha(community) in Sargachi (Murshidabad) on 26.08.2012 & 27.08.2012.respectively

  • August 2012 : Hepatitis C awareness and advocacy programme, held at Ghashiara Vidyapith, Sonarpur (south 24 parganas) on 18.08.2012.

  • August 2012 : Hepatitis C awareness and advocacy programme was held at Kalyani on 17.08.2012 in Bidhan Chandra Govt. Girls' High School & in Pannalal Institution on 25.08.2012.

  • August 2012 : A seminar on 'Organ donation' "Freedom after death" was held at Iran Society House at our central office in Kyd Street on 15th August, 2012 from 3 pm to 5 pm.

  • August 2012 : Hepatitis C awareness and advocacy programme was held at Purulia on 10.08.2012 in M.M High School and Nazrul Balika Vidyalaya respectively.

  • August 2012 : Hepatitis C awareness and advocacy programme was held at Purulia on 08.08.2012 in Kasturba High School and Purulia Town High School respectively.

  • July 2012 : 'World Hepatitis Day' was observed. Exhibition on Hepatitis by Hepatitis patients was held at Calcutta YMCA. Greetings cards and handicrafts prepared by patients were displayed and offered for sale in the exhibition. This exhibition was inaugurated by Sri Shantiram Mahato, Hon´ble Minister Incharge, Self Help Group & Self Employment, Govt. of West Bengal from 28th to 29th July, 2012.

  • July 2012 : The 'Molecular Virology Laboratory' was inaugurated at the central office of Liver Foundation, West Bengal. Dr. Sushanto Bandopadhyay, Director of Medical Education & Ex-Officio Secretary, Dept. of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal, inaugurated the laboratory. Also present at the inauguration were President of Liver foundation-Dr. Ashokananda Konar, Secretary-Dr. Abhijit Chowdhury, Treasurer-Dr. Amal Santra, Project Director-Dr. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee and other eminent doctors on 28th July, 2012.

  • July 2012 : A 'Student Health Summit' (training on public health campaign and Hepatitis prevention) was held at the central office of Liver Foundation, West Bengal. 20 students from 4 schools of Kolkata participated in this summit from 14th to 15th July, 2012.

  • June 2012 : Foundation stone laying Ceremony - Foundation stone laying ceremony of Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive Sciences (IILDS) was held at Sonarpur, Kolkata on 30th June, 2012.

  • May 2012 : Ambulance Donation Ceremony - Mahindra Finance donated another Ambulance for the Purulia Peripherial Centre of Liver Foundation. Donation Programme was held at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata on 11th May, 2012.

  • April 2012 : Awareness Programme in schools of Kolkata - Hepatitis and Liver Heath Awareness and Advocacy Programmes were held in different schools of Kolkata and healthy food habits were encouraged. We received great response from Binodini Girls´ High School (13th April, 2012), Chetla Boys´ High School (21st April, 2012), Chowringhee High School (24th April, 2012) and Chetla Girls´ High School (28th April, 2012).

  • April 2012 : Awareness Programme in Konnagar - An awareness programme on Hepatitis B and C was held in "Eker Palli Club" in Konnagar on 15th of April, 2012 from 6:30 pm onwards. Dr Mahiuddin Ahmed was the guest of honour at our programme.

  • April 2012 : Visit by BMSF Director - Phangicelli Mtshali, one of the directors of Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, visited the central office of Liver Foundation at Kolkata on 4th of April, 2012 and discussed about the status and progress of the project on "Development of a Hepatitis patient advocacy platform and empowering patients for comprehensive social security - from clinic to the doorstep"

  • March 2012 : Inaugural Program for "Grassroot Advocates" in Purulia and Birbhum - 10 school students each were selected from 2 districts of Bengal and they are entitled to a scholarship of Rs 500 per month for 3 years for being a "Grassroot Advocate" to the community in spreading health awareness and supporting patients. 10 students each from Purulia and Birbhum were presented with the scholarship in an inaugural program on 25th March and 31st March, 2012 respectively.

  • February 2012 : BMSF and APSL conference held at Taipei and attended by Project Director Dr. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee and Dr. Abhijit Chowdhury.

  • February 2012 : Hepatitis C awareness programme held at Massanjore and Ramkrishna Mission, Sargachi (Murshidabad) on 12.02.2012

  • February 2012 : Sensitization Programme regarding Hepatitis C was held at Vidyasagar College and Viswabharati, Santiniketan (Birbhum) on 11.02.2012

  • February 2012 : Sensitization Programme held at Calcutta Medical College and Rammohan Mission (Kolkata )on 10.02.2012

  • February 2012 : Press conference regarding association of Brazil NGO'C TEM QUE SABIR C TEM QUE CURAR' with Liver Foundation West Bengal focusing on world cup, 2014 as an event and Hepatitis awareness as the theme on 9.02.2012

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