Liver Foundation, West Bengal

aspire to take science to society

Previous Events

Inauguration of Nadia Peripheral Centre, along with RHCP training program

March 01, 2008

A Concert for Charity was organized at the Science City Auditorium, Kolkata to raise funds to form a Corpus Fund for supporting those underprivileged people who are awaiting liver transplantation. Eminent artists like Bikram Ghosh, Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Arjun Chakraborty performed for this noble cause and legendary cricket player Sourav Ganguly was also present to extend his support for this cause.

February 01, 2008
the Science City Auditorium, Kolkata

Agreement signed with Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation (BMSF) at India Habitat Center, New Delhi for the project "Science to Society" - an eastern dream for the prevention of Hepatitis B. The tenure of the project was from December, 2007 to November 2010

December 25, 2007
India Habitat Center, New Delhi

Inauguration of Birbhum Peripheral Centre along with rural health care provider´s training program at Suri, Birbhum. This project is funded by Department of Health, Govt. of West Bengal

April 01, 2007
Suri, Birbhum

Fundraising event for the liver transplant of Raj Goswami, a young boy from Siliguri. The Then-Indian Cricket Team Captain Mr. Sourav Ganguly auctioned his cricket bat to raise fund for this cause at Conclave Banquet, Kolkata

March 01, 2007
Conclave Banquet, Kolkata

First fundraising event of LFWB at Tolly Club, Kolkata. The event also saw the launch of music CD of Dr. Kalyan Bose, Vice President, LFWB. Dr. Bose recorded his 10 songs for this event

January 11, 2007
Tolly Club, Kolkata

1st Kolkata Liver Meeting at Science City, Kolkata on Hepatic Fibrosis. Leading researchers from across the globe participated in the event. The list included Scott L Friedman (Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, USA), Massimo Pinzani (Italy), James L Boyer (USA), Ian Wanless (Canada), Vlad Ratziu (France). The meeting was sponsored by Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) and the Indian National Association for Study of the Liver (INASL). Over 250 physicians, gastroenterologists, hepatologists and students from India and Bangladesh took part in the two-and-a-half-day long meeting

December 20, 2006
Science City, Kolkata

Inauguration of LFWB by Prof. Amartya Sen at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata. Other distinguished guests were Sri Nirupam Sen, Minister in charge, Department of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of West Bengal, Sri Mrinal Sen, legendary film director & Hon´ble Secretary, Ramkrishna Mission, Belur Math

June 30, 2006
Rotary Sadan, Kolkata