Association of Health Service Doctor, West Bengal, better known as AHSD, isthe largest organisation of doctors of modern medicine serving the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of West Bengal. Our members are Gr A officers in the cadres of WBHS, WBMES and WBPHAS. They provide health care from the remotest PHC to the largest medical college, teach & train the undergraduate and postgraduate students of modern medicine and manages public health programmes and health administration from block level to the state headquarters.
Our member strength is 6500 plus spread over fifty one branches through out the state. New members and sometimes new branches are being added every year.
The organisation was born in 1984 amidst a turbulent period of chaos and attempts to jeoperdise the government health care system, with a vow to protect, promote and imrove it, under the banner of Science, Service & Society. All our branches regularly organise scientific seminars and CME prgrammes to update themselves and provide quality service to common people. Our members volunteers in medical teams during disasters or public health emergencies.
"Science - Service - Society" are the three words articulating the philosophy of the Association. Since birth, our organization is moving forward with flag unfurled having the emblem with these three precious words engraved. We organized movements in various forms, on different issues, placed demands to appropriate authorities; discuss topics among ourselves intending to increase our awareness and defining the role to be played by us in the interest of our members vis-à-vis the community at large. All these endeavours bear at their core our basic commitment towards science, service and society.