Nirmala Leprosy Centre

(Geographical location : Dinajpur, West Bengal)

Nirmala Leprosy Centre, Mehendipara is a branch of the Siliguri Nirmala Nivas Samiti. Nirmala Leprosy Centre was started in the year 1995 at South Dinajpur District. The project is involved in multi centric activities such as alleviating poverty, sickness, support to destitute literacy education to illiterate and economical uplift to the most downtrodden and the underprivileged sections.

Project also gave emphasis on leprosy elimination and TB control activities through its Rural Development and Social Welfare Programme. A twenty bedded hospital is run for three districts for the treatment of the complicated cases of leprosy. Apart from above activities a general OPD is attached to the hospital.

Leprosy Services: The Govt. of West Bengal has allotted Gangarampur Municipality for the Leprosy work covering a population of 95,000 in 18 wards. NLEP support started in the year 1995. Number of patient treated from the beginning is 1824..

TB Services: TB control activities started in 2004 in Gangarampur with 95,000 populations. The project involves in DOTs program and a total of 330 TB patients received benefits till now.

Facilities: Leprosy hospital, General out patient services, community development, TB treatment, Rehabilitation for leprosy affected.

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