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Notice of AGM 2024

Friends of Ludhiana will hold their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 13 June at 7.30pm This will be a zoom meeting.  All friends are encouraged to attend, and the Zoom link will be sent  about 24 hours before the meeting.  If you hope to attend please inform the Chairman by email to info@friendsofludhiana.org.uk or chairman@friendsofludhiana.org.uk   […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Cone Beam Computed Tomography scanner for CM Dental College

Following a very successful fund raising campaign by the Dental Alumni in this country supported by Friends of Ludhiana, we are happy to inform you that the Advanced Cone Beam Computed Tomography scanner for the Dental College has been installed. The formal inauguration took place on August 8th.  The principle guest was Professor Dr Rajeev […]

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Cone Beam CT Scanner for the Christian Dental College

 In October 2022 the Dental College celebrated its 30th anniversary.  A number of alumni from the UK were able to attend.  They witnessed the Inauguration of the refurbished Department of Endodontics and Conservative Dentistry at the Christian Dental College and were very impressed.  They decided they could help by raising funds for a Cone Beam […]

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Chairman’s Christmas Letter 2022

The picture was taken during the Inauguration of the refurbished Department of Endodontics and Conservative Dentistry at the Christian Dental College.  The Director and deputy Director of CMC, Principal of CDC and various members of faculty along with students and alumni were present. The Inauguration took place during the Alumni meeting in October when the […]