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Kolkata’s ‘Pavement Doctor’ becomes first living westerner honoured at the Asian Awards

London, May 6 (Just Earth News) Dr Jack Preger MBE was named Philanthropist of the Year at a star-studded Asian Awards ceremony in London (Friday, May 5 2017). The award recognises his extraordinary contribution to helping the poorest of the poor in Kolkata for the past 38 years.

Kolkata charity calls for donations to help poor at screening of film on City of Joy's UK-born pavement doctor

Kolkata, Mar 2 (Just Earth News): Kolkata-based Calcutta Rescue at the recent screening of a new award-winning film about Kolkata’s pavement doctor, Jack Preger, has urged all to come forward and donate generously for the cause of the poor and needy in the eastern city for whom the now octogenarian British doctor devoted his life.