Dr. V.T. Prem Kumar, MD.,
C.S.I JEYARAJ ANNAPACKIAM COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED SCIENCES
PASUMALAI, MADURAI - 625004
Affiliated to Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Guindy, Chennai
ARCHIVE OF CHIRSTIAN MISSION HOSPITAL
The Christian Mission Hospital is one of the earliest health agencies of Missionary Medical work in southern India. The Hospital evolved from a small dispensary established by the Missionary Doctor C.S. Shelton in 1849 which, in the next two years, became a hospital. till 1953 this hospital functioned as two separate units namely the hospital for women and children and the Albert Victor hospital for men, later, as the Willis F. Pierce memorial hospital for men. These two hospitals were amagamated in 1953 with a new name of Christian Mission Hospital.
Many Doctors of Western and Indian origin contributed untiringly to the steady growth of this hospital in the last one and a half century. Memorable among them are doctors Paulin Root, Harriet, E. Parker, E.W. Wilder, Chellapa, J.J. Barnes, Betty Chinniah, Indra Raja and Rajeev Chelladurai. A.K. Fenn.
The Christian Mission Hospital is 150 years old 350 bedded General Hospital with, the most modern equipments and men and women of experts in Medical background to provide to all kinds of specialized treatment. It is, indeed a privilege that the Nursing students learn and practice Nursing care in this hospital.
The School of Nursing was started in 1913 with lower grade Nursing and Midwifery courses in Tamil in the Hospital for women and children. In 1934 Higher grade Nursing for men was started. Higher grade General Nursing and Midwifery course began in 1951. Many men and women of Nursing background have toiled to nuture this institution to its present status and memorable among them are sisters, Fint, Betty Taylor, Wilson, Raynert, Attwood, Margery Thomas, E.B. Lang, D.S. Hoath, S. Perera,
Mr. T.J. Thasiah and Mrs. Kamala Robert.
The school was upgraded as a College in 1993 by the then Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. A. Christopher Asir, special commissary for Medical works with a new name C.S.I Jeyaraj Annapackiam College of Nursing and Allied Sciences, with a generous financial assistance from the Jeyaraj Chelladurai Trust, Madurai.
VISION OF THE MISSION:
Our vision is derived from the Christian faith of love, as exemplified by the life of Christ, healing the sick and being available near to those who need quality health service.
“PATIENTS IS OUR STRENGTH, SERVICE IS OUR MOTO”
Out Patient Department
Intensive Cardiac Care Unit
Medical Department with inpatient service
Surgical Department with inpatient service
Maternity with equipped labour room
Post Operative Department
Mrs. Christina Anbuselvi, M.Sc(N).,
Dr. Charles Rajasiingh, MS., M.Ch.,
Mrs. Mirabel Jothibai, M.Sc(N).,