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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Covid Update from the Director CMC Ludhiana

Dear Keith Greetings from CMC Ludhiana. This is to confirm, with gratitude, the receipt of £30,000/-(Rs.30,86,025). Through this email I would like to convey our gratitude to you and everybody else at Friends of Ludhiana UK for the much needed financial assistance and prayer support now and throughout the last year. The year has been […]

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Annual General Meeting 2021

Friends of Ludhiana Annual General Meeting 2021 Friends of Ludhiana will hold their AGM on Tuesday May 25th at 6:30 pm. This will be a zoom meeting and we have set the time to allow those working during the day to be able attend. If you hope to attend please reply to: info@friendsofludhiana.org.uk and you […]

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Chairman’s Letter December 2020

This has been a very challenging year for the whole world. As New Year dawned last January, who would have believed that we would be in the grips of the Covid pandemic at the close of the year? My wife and I were in India in early March, intending to visit CMCH for the Governing […]

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Dr Jeyaraj D Pandian, Principal, Christian Medical College Ludhiana receives Global Stroke Services award

Ludhiana 25th November Prof Jeyaraj D Pandian, Principal, CMC Ludhiana received the prestigious Global Stroke Services award conferred by the World Stroke Organisation (WSO) for his contribution to the development of Stroke care services in India and other developing countries. He is the first Asian to receive this award at the recently concluded joint virtual […]

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The inauguration of the pathology equipment purchased in memory of Dr Reginald Paul Britt MBE

Some good news On Tuesday October 27th our Chairman was invited to the virtual inauguration of the pathology equipment purchased in memory of Reg Britt. He reports: “The event was attended by Dr William Bhatti, Dr Jeyaraj, Dr Anil Luther as well as all the laboratory staff. Prayers were led by Rev. Alex Peter. I […]