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Dr Ted Feierabend Remembered

The photograph shows Ted and Jane in their garden Dr Feierabend was one of the last of a generation of missionary children born in India. You may read more our article. He was possibly the last of the ‘torch bearers’ representing a forgotten generation of overseas missionaries whose parents came and made India their home.…

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Chairman’s Thoughts June 2020

The whole world remains in the grip of the Coronavirus and some countries are beginning to witness a second spike in infection.  The count of positive patients and the number of Covid-19 deaths in India are both increasing exponentially and the health service in various cities [Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad] is being submerged under the onslaught. …

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Annual General Meeting 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020 The Annual General Meeting this year will be a Zoom meeting at 2 o’clock on the afternoon of Thursday May 7th.  If you would like an invitation to join the meeting please email request to info@friendsofludhiana.org.uk   Friends of Ludhiana Chairman’s Report April 2020   The Christian Medical College and Hospital…

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Coronavirus Update

First a huge thank you to those who have already sent donations in anticipation of problems for CMC. As you can imagine communicating with the hospital is difficult at present: they have too many other things to do, but I will tell you what I know. Rev. Alex Peter says “It’s complete lock down. 14…

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Dr William Bhatti Feb. 2020

Dr William Bhatti, Director of Dr Edith Brown’s hospital in Ludhiana, visits Whitehaven to see the place where she was born. The photograph by Phil Lewthwaite shows his father Frank, a supporter of CMC Ludhiana and the legacy of Dr Edith Brown for many years, in the church holding his commemorative book and flanked by…

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Update on our AGM 2018

We were delighted to welcome Dr. Dhruv Ghosh, Paediatric Surgeon and Associate Director CMC Ludhiana to our AGM. He was in the UK attending two professional meetings in Birmingham and Liverpool. It was good to hear money from our Good Samaritan fund is very much appreciated by the recipients. Grants from this fund are usually…

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New Paediatric Ventilator

Our Chairman [Dr Keith Hine] and his wife were visiting CMC in March 2018 and attended a dedication service for a new ventilator to be used on the Paediatric Surgery ward.  The previous machine was quite old and had failed.  The cost of the equipment was approximately £18,000 and the majority of the money had…