Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine

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The Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine was established in 1921 in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India.

Its establishment, was due to the results of a government initiative as well as private efforts, and was an important landmark in the development and research in tropical medicine in India.

The person who took a leading role in its creation was Leonard Rogers (1868-1962) of the Indian Medical Service, professor of pathology at the Calcutta Medical College.

It was, till 2003, affiliated with the historic University of Calcutta. Now it is under the West Bengal University of Health Sciences.

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