School of Human Genetic and Population Health
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SOHAGPH was founded on April 1993 by Dr. Deba Prasad Mukherjee, as a platform for anthropologists, physicians and biologists to launch service-oriented researches in the field of human genetics among West Bengal population.
In 2005, SOHAGPH is granted Bharat Nirman Award for the Area of Rural Development.
- Since 1993, SOHGAPH has been running a genetic counseling centre for the newborn. From 2003, family counseling about reproductive health was also included.
- In 2005, SOHGAPH began working with the governmental wing, West Bengal State AIDS Prevention & Control Society (WBSAP&C) as partner NGO. Till now it has taken up targeted intervention among flying sex workers at 11 sites in Salt Lake City and 20 sites in Lake Town, Kolkata.
- From 2001 to 2007, SOHGAPH worked as partner under the network of Young People’s Reproductive and Sexual Health & Rights (YRSHR).