Recent News From Vellore

  – The History of the General Surgical Department –     Recently, Professor S.R. Banerjee Jesudason, former Head of the Department of General Surgery at CMC, released the book on the history of the Department of General Surgery. This is a revised version of an earlier publication – ‘History of […]

Christian Medical College, Vellore, was honoured with the Public Health Champion Award by the World Health Organization in India on last week in New Delhi at the National Consultation on Food Safety, which was jointly organized by the WHO and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government […]

Dr. Benjamin D’souza, CMC alumnus (batch of 81), currently working as Paediatrician and Paediatric Emergency Physician at Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Adelaide was recently awarded ‘Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal’ for his work in Pakistan in 2010. The Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal honours members of recognised Australian groups for emergency humanitarian […]

Dr. Bella George writes – It has been a privilege for me to take over from Prof Ian Olver as President of the Australian Vellore Board in August last year. Being an alumnus of CMC, I consider it a great honour to be able to serve my Alma Mater in this […]

CMC Recently received 9 awards from the SKOCH Foundation. Dr. Sunil Chandy, the Director of CMC writes: It is with great joy that I share the news of CMC being recognised nationally for some of the best practices in India by the SKOCH foundation, New Delhi. CMC Vellore was awarded […]

The Team who made the award winning video, Home of a Healing God are returning to CMC to make a new film. From the 31st of August until the 10th of September the same creative team who made the successful documentary – Home of a Healing God in 2007 returned to the […]

by Ian Olver at the AGM of the Australian Board  of the Friends of Vellore, August 2014.   As I complete my second term and 6 years as President as part of 12 years on the Australian Board I reflect on what a privilege it has been to have had […]

This year is the centenary year of the birth of Dr. Paul Brand. He was born on the 17th of July, 1914. The Chaplaincy Department and Friends of Vellore, UK jointly organised a celebration of the Birth Centenary of Dr. Paul Brand on July 17, 2014. During the Special Thanksgiving Service held […]

Every year about 10 senior staff from Medical, Nursing, Allied Health and Administration are selected to go abroad for a period of 3 to 6 months for further training in their respective fields. Australian Board supports one of these fellowships. We recently had Menaka Raghuraman a nursing staff member from […]

CMC’s New Initiative – CMC has a long heritage of supporting India’s Mission Hospitals primarily through medical training but also by helping with equipment, technical support, staff placements and a shared approach in promoting the Healing Ministry. We reproduce the recent edition of the Newsletter from the FOV. UK., with […]

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