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Personal Experience at CMC Inspires Launch of GoFundMe Campaign for CMC Health Workers

In 2018 Sujata Srinivasan, daughter of a CMC patient, personally witnessed the compassionate care that defines CMC. The experience left a lasting impression that inspired her to start a GoFundMe campaign in support of the doctors and nurses who had shown her and her mother compassion and humanity. In the campaign summary page, Sujata writes …

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Remaining Mission True: A Conversation with Peter Greer, Hope International

In light of creating new partnerships and remaining true to the founding mission of Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, Dr. Chandra Singh, Associate Director at CMC reached out to the Vellore CMC Foundation to co-host a webinar on ‘Remaining Mission True.”  The keynote speaker for this event was Mr. Peter Greer, a Christian advocate …

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Newly Awarded ASHA Grant will Support an Advanced Simulation Training Center at CMC

Once again, the Vellore CMC Foundation has been awarded a Grant from USAID ASHA (American Schools and Hospitals Abroad)! The funds awarded, $430,939, will be utilized to purchase the equipment to develop an advanced simulation training center at CMC designated for nursing students and emergency teams in anesthesia, obstetrics, and pediatrics. The Simulation training center …

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As India Faces a Rapid and Extreme Surge in Coronavirus Cases, CMC Again Rises to the Challenge

After initially appearing to have curbed the spread of the coronavirus, India, the world’s second most populous nation, has struggled to cope with what is now considered the fastest-expanding outbreak. Just days ago, India recorded the highest daily spike in COVID-19 cases globally with nearly 86,000 new cases reported. Across the country, critically ill virus …

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Foundation Chair Shares Thoughts About Recent Visit to CMC

During the last week of January, Dr. Philip Ninan, Board Chair, represented the Vellore CMC Foundation at CMC’s Council Meeting in Vellore. This afforded him an opportunity to meet with administration, visit CMC’s different campuses and departments and converse with other Friends of Vellore organization representatives, all with the aim of improving the ways in …

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A NEW CMC MILESTONE: Chittoor Campus Granted Provisional Affiliation for the College of Nursing

On November 21, 2019, CMC was granted a provisional affiliation for the College of Nursing located on the Chittoor campus to start a Bachelor of Science degree program during the 2019-2020 academic year with an in take of 50 students. The program, affiliated with NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, includes a four-year …

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ASHA Partners Meeting – February 2020

This year’s American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) Partners Meeting was held on February 18 – 19, 2020. Theannual meeting, held in Washington DC, was dedicated to the theme “Financing Self- Reliance.” There were two key objectives to the gathering: USAID resources for finance strategies and organizational transformation enabling new opportunities for partnership. The attendees …

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