Health and Family Welfare Department , Purulia


LEPROSY MISSION, Purulia (Home & Hospital)


A German Missionary Rev Henry Uffman founded the leprosy Mission Hospital, Purulia - formerly Mission to Lepers in the year 1888. Rev Uffman was a Missionary of Gossner Evangelical Lutheran Mission.


At the very beginning, the hospital was started as Asylum at the southern part of Bhatbandh Christian Burial ground. Afterwards it was shifted to the present place. Since then thousands of leprosy patients as well as general patients are taking medical benefits from the hospital.





Office Phone No. (+91)(03252)-222492, 223184        Fax: (+91)(03252)-222501





(Source: C.M.O.H Purulia)