• More than 50% of all medicines are prescribed, dispensed or sold inappropriately
  • Half of all patients fail to take medicines correctly
  • More than 50% of all countries do not implement basic policies to promote rational use of medicines
  • CDMU - Reaching out to bring essential medicines within reach and making quality healthcare affordable

Medicine Access

In order to achieve our mission; to improve access to and deliver high-quality essential medicines and medical supplies at the lowest possible price to our member organizations; we focus on four core pillars...


Promoting the concept of essential medicines aiming to develop close relations and for campaign on rational use of medicines to reach out more people...

Training Program

Healthcare delivery needs of the common people cannot be accomplished totally by the government sector. In West Bengal and Jharkhand, a number of NGOs appear to fill a large share of the gap in healthcare delivery...

Ms. Sabitri Pal President
Southern Health Improvement Samity, Vill & PO Bhangar, Dist 24 Parganas [S]

Dr. Soumitra Dutta

Regional Manager [MAHP]
Micro Finance & Health Protection, Asia
Freedom from Hunger, CK – 123, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700 091
Vice- Secretary

Mr. D P Poddar

Executive Director
West Bengal Voluntary Health Association, 19 A Dr. Sundari Mohan
Avenue, Kolkata 700 014

Dr. Samaresh Bhattacharya

A 10, Flat No 4, Diamond Park, Joka, Kolkata 700 104

Mr. Biswanath Basu

Project Director
Basic Healthcare Project
West Bengal Voluntary Health Association, 19 A Dr. Sundari Mohan Avenue,
Kolkata 700 014

Mr. Tarak Banerjee

CDMU Orissa, 97 Forest Park , Bhubaneswar 751 009

Dr. Biswajit Mukherjee

Srijani Aghar Sarani [Opposite to Paschatya Para More], Rajpur, Kolkata 700 149