The Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, West Bengal (IAPSM-WB) State Chapter is a state branch/chapter of Society i.e. Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM). [Registered Under Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 in Delhi, Registration No.14240], founded in 1974, a "not for profit" professional organization of specialists in Epidemiology, Health Management, Health Promotion, and Family Medicine, which is dedicated to the promotion of public health by bringing its members' expertise to the development of public health policies, and advocate for education, research, and programs of Community Medicine and providing a forum for the regular exchange of views & information.