Recent News From Vellore

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 […]

The Family Medicine Distance Education Programme run by CMC Vellore was started in 2006, in response to the CME needs of the huge numbers of doctors emerging from Indian medical colleges, who settle into general practice (GP) or Family Medicine as it is known in India, without any formal training […]

Vehicle for Outreach Clinics, Low Cost Effective Care Unit, Vellore India Christian Medical College Vellore (CMC) set up the Low Cost Effective Care Unit (LCECU) as a response to the escalating cost of modern healthcare. The latest diagnostic equipment and the best drugs bring improvements in patient outcomes. However the […]

I visited CMC to represent Australian FOV at the Council Meeting in January. Priorities have changed significantly since my last visit 2 years previously. The focus of the Council in 2011 was the development of the Chittoor campus. Now the focus for the Council is on the Kannikapuram campus where […]

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