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

  • Annual General Meeting 2022
    Friends of Ludhiana will hold their AGM 2022 by zoom on  Tuesday June 7th at 5.00 pm English Summer Time Please join us if you are able
  • Key points from the Director’s Report March 2022
    Update from CMC Covid Pandemic  The third wave of Covid reached a peak in Ludhiana in January 2022 but this had been predicted by the Department of Community Medicine and CMC was well-prepared to cope.  Facilities  and equipment were further improved with support from local businesses and the Police Public Foundation.  During later 2021 as […]
  • Covid update January 2022
    January 26th is Republic Day in India and this year it was celebrated at CMC Ludhiana with due regard to all Covid-19 protocols.  Patients and staff continue to manage the pandemic as conditions allow. In May last year Dr Bhatti wrote: You will have read about the paucity of oxygen supplies across India. Fortunately we […]
  • Prayers for Advent 2021
    The photographs show the Hospital Chapel.  Rev. Alex Peter writes “Our Hospital Chapel was constructed in 1954 and from that time onwards it is a blessing for the members of our institution. But because of age and constant exposures to elements now the roof is in shambles and leaking very badly.”  The Hospital chapel is […]
  • A letter from our Chairman October 2021
    The Pandemic seems to be dragging on and so often we find ourselves turning to God and saying ‘how long?’  In the UK vaccination does appear to have broken the back of the pandemic but it is still rampant in many countries in the world.  India was hit very hard by the second wave which […]
  • Prayer and Praise September 2021
    Yes!  We may give thanks patients are able to travel safely to the hospital. Punjab is now almost fully open. There are no lockdowns.  Students are all back and attending classes.   All the college activities are cautiously returning to normal. The process of admitting new students to all colleges has begun. All services in chapels and […]
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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