Friends of Ludhiana is the UK support base for the work centred at the Christian Medical College & Hospital (CMC), Ludhiana, Punjab, North India

We support the Christian Medical College and Hospital, the Christian Dental College, the College of Nursing, the College of Physiotherapy and the Institute of Allied Health Sciences.

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- Raise funds for projects identified by CMC
- Recruit suitably qualified personnel for voluntary service at CMC
- Assist with training opportunities for CMC staff
- Share news and information for prayer and other support

  • New Year – An Opportunity
    “Stand at the crossroads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way lies; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls.” (Jeremiah 6, v16 ) Every New year is a God given opportunity. And the future of our life depends upon on the way we are going to use […]
  • Prayers to be used with Sparsh during Advent 2023
    The following prayer points have been suggested by Rev. Alex Peter Chaplain CMC  1. Pray that all the planned Institutional Christmas Celebrations will come to fruition and be enjoyed by all 2. Pray that the different new initiatives started on the organizational level will go ahead smoothly and be acceptable to staff, patients and students 3. Pray […]
  • Chairman’s Christmas Letter 2023
    Photograph shows first year students’ retreat As we approach Christmas and the New Year it is always good to look back over the past year to thank God for the progress He has enabled and to share the news with our supporters.  This year we have welcomed three new Trustees to the Council of Friends […]
  • Report from the Community Engagement work of the India hub of the NIHR Unit on Global Surgery
    We have been training traditional medicine and untrained medicine practitioners on management of surgical wounds and early detection of cancer. This has been happening in the villages especially of Punjab and some of our mission hospitals. We have now trained more than 500 such individuals in Punjab alone and more in the mission hospitals. The […]
  • Dental Camp
    Most of you will have heard about Manipur recently for all the wrong reasons.  However last year a team from Christian Dental College Ludhiana ran a very successful dental camp in Phuba (Phyabu) 3000 kms from Ludhiana.  The camp was organised by Dr Kapil Sanghi, alumnus of the college, now based in England.  Dr Abi […]
  • Exciting news from Dhruv
    We have been able to get a substantial grant for CMC through the Wellcome Trust UK LEAP SAVE project. The project entails testing and validating new, innovative and cost effective technology in laparoscopic surgery and post operative care. CMC Ludhiana is the India centre for testing and validating this technology. The teams involved are not […]
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There are many ways to support us: by donating, visiting the CMC, volunteering for us...

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There are many ways to support us: by donating, visiting the CMC, volunteering for us...

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Our office is based in Ditchling, Sussex, United Kigdom.

Phone number: + 44 (0) 1273 843370
Email: info@friendsofludhiana.org.uk

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