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Disaster Relief Team Steps Up

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit, serving North India EHA has a Disaster Management  and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) that operates all over North India and has even gone to offer aid in Kerala at the southern tip of India as well as areas in Nepal and Albania. Whenever crisis strikes, be it an earthquake, flood, or…
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No Work, No Income, No Food

Kachhwa Christian Hospital, Kachhwa, Uttar Pradesh, North Central India “Today we are surrounded by fear and panic, and most of the world is trying to see how they can keep themselves safe. But we have a responsibility to the community around us; to love our neighbors. Especially the poor and marginalized, amongst whom are those…
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The Global Crisis of a Pandemic

In this time of global crisis as we face the spread of the coronavirus, we ask that you remember Emmanuel Hospital Association’s 20 hospitals and the staff who faithfully serve at each one. Statistics show the following: India has 1 doctor for every 11,600 people. (the US has 1 doctor per 300.) India has 1…
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Rehab Plus Encouragement Leads to Independence

Twenty-six-year-old Parth (right) was thrown off a bridge when riding his bike. He sustained a fracture dislocation of his spine with a complete cord injury. Parth had no chance of recovery of normal function. EHA's Duncan Hospital medical team stabilized his spine and he was slowly started on a rehab program. At first, he experienced…
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Spinal Cord Injury Mela (Gathering) Held

For four years Duncan Hospital has been hosting a gathering for people with spinal cord injuries. Participants are seen by a team of doctors and therapists and assessed for pressure sores and other issues that affect them. Best of all, they are deeply impacted seeing others who have won wheelchair marathons despite being paraplegics. Over…
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Preventing Human Trafficking

Landour Community Hospital perches on a hillside at the foothills of the Himalayas (it’s the building with the green roof).  It was opened in 1938 to help the poor in nearby mountainside communities. Today, their community project team is still travelling into the hills to work with these backward, neglected people. Last March, they began…
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New Hands and Feet

In the US, artificial limbs are extremely expensive. In north India, most patients have absolutely no way of obtaining such a luxury. At Herbertpur Christian Hospital, they have made a way around this by making their own artificial limbs and braces. A team of people, including an orthopedic therapist and a craftsman, start by making…
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Grace in Action

Over 20 years ago, the community project director at Herbertpur Christian Hospital had a son born with cerebral palsy. The baby had a seizure the following day, and the director was told his son might not survive. While agonizing in the middle of the night, he saw a sign that said, “God’s grace is sufficient…