Grecaltes :

GRECALTES, a NGO, came into existence in the year 1975 under the leadership of Dr. D.S. Chaudhury with the financial assistance from German Leprosy Relief Association with a challenge to eradicate from Kolkata metropolitan area. Since 1991 GRECALTES started working in Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. But the beginning is never easy. Leprosy was severely stigmatized. Control of Leprosy in the community was a difficult proposition. Leprosy was a private illness of the individual and extreme confidentiality was maintained. We received unconditional support and encouragement in this endeavor from the then Director of Health Services, Govt. of West Bengal.

Recent Events

"Starting of DMC (Designated Microscopy Centre) at Chok Krishnanagar PHC, HAW3, Maheshtala Municipality, by GRECALTES Under RNTCP, Govt. of India. "

Globally cancer is emerging as a amjor problem both in developed as well as developing countries. This dreaded disease has been indentified to beone of the leading cause of death worldwide. Even in this 21st century human beings are treated to be pitiable by others, which cause a great psichological trauma to the patient and the family too. Cancer neurosis is worse than even cardiac neurosis among patients causing poor quality of life. It is a matter of great regret that in our country about 80% cancer cases are detected in an advanced stage only when practically the curative therapy is not at all possible. Only palliative care could be of some help. To fight with the disease the fast possible way to make people aware of various signs and symptoms and methods of prevention of cancer as well as the environment protection.
A lead and initiative was taken by government of india through the formation of national cancer control programme in the year 1975. In the year 1984-85 it was revised with emphasis on primary prevention and early detection of cancer. But even this effort also could not attain the goal upto the level of expectation and ultimately the policy has once again tracked back in 2005.
In such a scenario foccus has been established in 2010-11 with the mission of achieving success in its endeavour to increase awareness amongst the masses about cancer prevention and environmental protection.
This organisation seeks support and blessing whole heartedly from all rank and file of the people.

"Research Study conducting on current Knowledge, Attitude & Practice (KAP), about Leprosy among Leprosy patients, their family members, service Providers and general population. A comparative study between High Prevent and low prevalent districts of West Bengal."

To fight with the disease the fast possible way to make people aware of various signs and symptoms and methods of prevention of cancer as well as the environment protection.
A lead and initiative was taken by government of india through the formation of national cancer control programme in the year 1975. In the year 1984-85 it was revised with emphasis on primary prevention and early detection of cancer. But even this effort also could not attain the goal upto the level of expectation and ultimately the policy has once again tracked back in 2005.
In such a scenario foccus has been established in 2010-11 with the mission of achieving success in its endeavour to increase awareness amongst the masses about cancer prevention and environmental protection.
This organisation seeks support and blessing whole heartedly from all rank and file of the people.

"Intensification of activities on TB with HIV & MDRTB program."

A lead and initiative was taken by government of india through the formation of national cancer control programme in the year 1975. In the year 1984-85 it was revised with emphasis on primary prevention and early detection of cancer. But even this effort also could not attain the goal upto the level of expectation and ultimately the policy has once again tracked back in 2005.
In such a scenario foccus has been established in 2010-11 with the mission of achieving success in its endeavour to increase awareness amongst the masses about cancer prevention and environmental protection.
This organisation seeks support and blessing whole heartedly from all rank and file of the people.

Research Works

"Burden of TB, MDR TB, Leprosy and TB with HIV/AIDs."