Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital
Kolkata, West Bengal
Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital was originally known as Presidency Hospital, built in 1707 to serve Europeans. The Presidency Hospital was later transferred to the control of the Indian Government in 1954, after which it became known at Seth Sukhlal Karnani Hospital, after a generous donor. In 1957, Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital became the first Post Graduate Medical Institute in Eastern India (IPGMER), offering quality medical services to its patients as well as rigorous medical education to its students.We currently have one pediatric oncology project at this site.
Social worker cum data manager
The pediatric oncology project at Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital began in 2011 with support from our local partner, CanKids...KidsCan. Our local champion is Dr. Ruchirendu Sarkar, Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery. We currently support one social worker cum data manager at this site.