Dr Brown Heritage Centre opening

The Brown Heritage Centre inaugurated on March 1st 2019 is a museum celebrating the community at CMC. The Evangelical Literature Service (ELS) store has been refurbished to become the Doctor Brown Heritage Centre. Dr. Naveen Kakkar and his team collected items from various departments and bought them together, including many photographs and documents.

The grand opening was part of the quasquicentennial celebrations (125 years). The heritage centre was inaugurated by Health Minister Brahm Mohindra. He said the Punjab Government would always stand by the CMCH as the hospital continues to serve the needy.

Dr William Bhatti, Director, CMCH, Dr Sudhir Joseph, chairman, governing body members of CMCH, Dr Jeyaraj Pandian, Principal, and Dr Reena Jairus, Principal, College of Nursing were also present on the occasion. The Heritage Centre houses Dr Brown’s furniture, a Bible used by her (1761) and her clock and piano. Some other interesting items include a photograph of the first four students enrolled in 1890s, light code based on-call system, the CMCs electricity installation order (1934), mallet with which the ground-breaking ceremony of the main building was done, and an ancient steam sterilizer.

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