St. Thomas Home
(Geographical location : Howrah, Calcutta)
St. Thomas Home was founded in 1976 to help the poor and needy female patients suffering from Tuberculosis. This project is exclusively for TB care with in-patient facility.
TB Services: From the year 2005 onward the PPM project has been started. Under this project RMP doctors refer TB patients for diagnosis and treatment. Apart from medical help these patients also get social and educational help. In turn project is arranging regular training on RNTCP to RMP’s to encourage their work. Project also started microscopy and treatment centre in 2006 and a total of 2839 TB patients were treated till now. This hospital is specializing in treating very complicated TB cases and MDR TB patients.