"Institutionalization of Leprosy Researches in Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine (CSTM) and other Programmes from 1920s to 1950s"

Apalak Das
2018 Indian Journal of History of Science  
This paper seeks to explore how the institutionalization of leprosy researches in Bengal vis-àvis India took shape in the early half of twentieth century. Some of the revolutionary researches in leprosy, appearing during 1920s-1950s till the implementation of National Leprosy Control Program in 1955, would come under introspection. Along with this, how and to what extent did CSTM, the premier colonial institute succeed in accomplishing its objective and consolidate their researches have been
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doi:10.16943/ijhs/2018/v53i4/49538 fatcat:mjiotatnqvgkffaeywwoafhk5y