I would like to thank the Editorial team and others who contributed to the making of this issue of the newsletter. Please enjoy this next issue focusing on the Department of COMMUNITY MEDICINE. Dr C. Anbu Suresh Rao
The Jawadhi Hills (also Javadhu, Jawadhu, Javadi Hills) are an extension of the Eastern Ghats mountains about 40 miles south and west of Vellore. This range of granite peaks is 50 miles wide by twenty miles long, reaching an altitude of 4000 feet. Their height is sufficient to produce rainfall, which leaves them clothed in green, in vivid contrast to the dry plains surrounding Vellore.
SAF is Proud to Sponsor a 2:1 Matching Gift Campaign to Open a Maternity Hospital in Jawadhi Hills, South India
Scudder Association Foundation is Proud to Sponsor a 2:1 Matching Gift Campaign to Open a Maternity Hospital in Jawadhi Hills, South India. With your help, our partner organization, Christian Medical College Vellore, will build and staff a maternity hospital in the Jawadhi Hills of India to address the unacceptably high maternal and infant mortality experienced by women now living in this remote and underserved region.
It all started with a phone call. What was going to be a simple outing to a car museum for my dad’s 79th birthday, turned into a deep dive into my family’s ancestry with several surprising connections along the way.
An “island” oasis of Palmyra palms in the middle of rice fields is reached by a single lane road raised about six feet above the fields. It was on that virtual “island” that Dr. John situated his first hospital. A twenty-minute walk from the hospital takes you to the Panditeripu mission station