Liver Foundation, West Bengal

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Recent Events

On 28th July" 2017 Liver Foundation" West Bengal observed the World Hepatitis Day with a program entitled as "Let"s Work Together". This program was started with a rally from the front gate of Victoria Memorial. Different stakeholders i.e. Government" Media" Civil Society" Artist Forum" Kolkata Police" Hepatitis Patients" Forum and School students took part in this program. We have planned to engage different schools to observe "Hepatitis Hour" on 28th of every month throughout the year to make grand success the global movement of Word Hepatitis Alliance "Eliminate Hepatitis by 2030". Chowringhee High School" Bagbazar Multipurpose Girls High School" Scottish Church Collegiate School from Kolkata and Shishu Shiksha Kendra High School of Purulia" has given consent to observe "Hepatitis Hour". "Aajkaal"" the renowned Bengali Daily Newspaper" has agreed to publish our messages on hepatitis" free of cost" on 28th of every month" throughout the year.

July 28, 2017
Victoria Memorial, kolkata

Entrance examination for "Lakshyaved-2017-19" session was held on 9th July" 2017 in Birbhum" Purulia and Baruipur" South 24 PGS.

July 09, 2017
Birbhum, Purulia and Baruipur, South 24 PGS

Hepatitis Patient Advocacy program was held on 1st July" 2017 at our Central Office" Kolkata.

July 01, 2017
Our Central Office, Kolkata.

Our hospital finally opened ALL ITS WINGS. Hon'ble President of India" Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated on 18th May" 2017 in the presence of the Chief Minister of West Bengal" Smt. Mamata Bannerjee and the General Secretary" Ramakrishna Math and Mission" Swami Subiranandaji Maharaj.

May 18, 2017
Kolkata

Medicine distribution at a very low cost" to the members of Hepatitis Patients' Forum" started from 2nd May"2017.

May 02, 2017
kolkata

Mrs. Arundhuti Bhattacharya" Chairman" State Bank of India" handed over a cheque for Rs.1.45 crores to our President Dr. Ashokananda Konar and Secretary Dr.Abhijit Chowdhury" for our hospital" IILDS" as CSR support" in an occasion at SBI Local Head Office on 8th April" 2017.

April 08, 2017
SBI Local Head Office

Social" Behavioral and Economic drivers of inappropriate antibiotic use by informal private health care providers in rural India" survey started on 21th March to 5th April 2017 at Birbhum (08 Block).

April 05, 2017
Birbhum (08 Block)

A press conference was organized on 4th April" 2017 at IILDS" regarding CSR support by Cipla Foundation. Mrs. Rumana Hamied" CEO-Cipla Foundation and Mr. Anurag Mishra" Operations Head – CSR" Cipla Foundation" were present in the conference.

April 04, 2017
IILDS

Mr.Richard Downie" Deputy Director" of Center for Strategic and International Studies"USA and Mr. Deen L. Gsrba" a research associate of the organization" visited our Birbhum peripheral center" to meet RHCPs and their patients at Suri" on 26th March"2017.

March 26, 2017
Suri

Inspiration - 2017 a cultural program was organized on 12th March 2017" at ICCR" Kolkata" to celebrate the 10 years partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation" USA. The Rural Healthcare Providers" the Hepatitis Patients and the Grassroot Advocates took part in the drama and other presentations. Mr. John Damonti" President & Mrs. Phangisile Mtshali Manciya" Director" Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation" were present to grace the occasion.

March 12, 2017
ICCR, Kolkata

4th session of e-Learning program was started on 3rd March" 2017 in Purulia" Kalyani" Murshidabad and Diamond Harbour(Ashapur) of West Bengal.

March 03, 2017
Purulia, Kalyani, Murshidabad and Diamond Harbour

Social Behavioral and Economic drivers of inappropriate antibiotic use by informal private health care providers in rural India" survey started on 17th January to 28th February" 2017 at South24pgs (11 Block ).

February 28, 2017
South24pgs (11 Block)

1st Anniversary of our hospital" IILDS" was celebrated on 27.02.2017 at the hospital premises" at the presence of many respectable patrons.

February 27, 2017
The hospital premises

National Census of Rural Healthcare Providers started in Shillong" Meghalaya on 19.02.2017.

February 19, 2017
Shillong, Meghalaya

Liver Foundation" West Bengal participated in the Conference of ISG on 10th and 11th February.2017" held in at "The Westin"" Kolkata" with a stall of Hepatitis Patients" Forum.

February 11, 2017
The Westin, kolkata

A meeting was organized on 8th January" 2017 at Kalyani peripheral centre" with the Grassroot Advocates and the RHCPs to plan and execute the future course of activities.

January 08, 2017
Kalyani peripheral centre

Meeting with the members of Hepatitis Patients" Forum" on 7th January" 2017 at our Central Office" Kolkata.

January 07, 2017
Our Central Office

A meeting was organized on 25th to 27th December" 2016 at Birbhum & Massanjore peripheral centre" with the RHCPs to plan and execute the future course of activities.

December 25, 2016
Birbhum & Massanjore peripheral centre

A Training program was organized for the Project entitled "Social" Behavioral and Economic drivers of inappropriate antibiotic use by informal private health care providers in rural India" on 13th December to 20th December" 2016 at our Central Office. This is a collaborative academic research program of Liver Foundation" West Bengal with London School of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine" UK.

December 13, 2016
Our Central Office

Meeting with the members of Self-Help group of Liver Foundation" West Bengal and Ms. Sanya" from Cipla" CSR on 9th December" 2016 at our Central Office" Kolkata.

December 09, 2016
Our Central Office, Kolkata.

6th Kolkata Liver Meeting was held on 1st to 3rd December" 2016 at Novotel" Kolkata. The theme of the conference was "EMERGING THERAPEUTICS IN LIVER DISEASE". Eminent doctors and scientists from all over the country as well as from international field attended the conference.

December 01, 2016
Novotel, kolkata

Dr. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee" Project Director" LFWB attended the American Public Health Association"s 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference in Denver" USA from Oct. 29 – Nov.2 and also chaired some of the sessions of the meeting.

October 29, 2016
USA

A meeting was organized on 16th October" 2016 at Kalyani peripheral centre" with the RHCPs" Hepatitis Patients and the Grassroot Advocates" to plan and execute the future course of activities.

October 16, 2016
Kalyani peripheral centre

Tackle Hepatitis" program was launched in Netajinagar Day College" Kolkata" on 4th October"2016.

October 04, 2016
Netajinagar Day College, Kolkata

A Hepatitis Patients Summit was organized on 1st October at Iran Society Hall " Kolkata.

October 01, 2016
Iran Society Hall, Kolkata.