July 4, 2014
WB plans collaboration with London School of Cerebral Palsy for Excellence Center
The state government has decided to set up a centre of excellence for the treatment of developmental disorders in children. The centre, a first-of-its-kind in the state would come up in the campus of the Dr BC Roy Memorial Hospital for children, Narkeldanga.
The government had earlier planned to build an exclusive centre for cerebral palsy, but it was later extended to other form of disorders, the land has already been identified in the campus of Dr BC Roy hospital. Children suffering from different impairments would benefit through the centre`s advanced techniques that would be used to treat them.
The government is also planning to enter into collaboration with the London School of Cerebral Palsy in this regard. The treatment would involve speech therapy, physiotherapy and other forms of training for the children to help them lead a normal life.
The project is expected to take-off in the next financial year.