Kolkata’s RG Kar Medical College Hospital’s Poison Information Center has been recognized as one of the best in the world.
The ‘Poison Information Center’ of RGK Medical College Hospital is included in the Directory of World Poison Center. The World Directory of Poison Centers is under the auspices of the World Health Organization. The news was given to RG Kar Hospital by e-mail on Thursday.
About 350 organizations have been recognized by the World Health Organization. Of these, the Poison Information Center of RG Kar Medical College Hospital is the only unadulterated government hospital. As a result, the information that will be sent to the World Health Organization from this Poison Information Center will be recognized as authentic information in the court of the world, said the head of the department of the organization, Prof. Dr. Somnath Das.
The Daily Vendor Newspaper learnt that in 2016, the Poison Information Center was set up at RG Kar Medical College & Hospital.
In the coming days, any research on poison will be supported by the World Directory of Poison Center. According to the Professor – antidotes are being developed in different parts of the world to reduce poisoning. In that case the information that will be available from this organization will also be added. Creating a better database will solve many problems faster.