Christian institute of health sciences and research (CIHSR) on Wednesday celebrated its third anniversary amidst a gathering of well wishers and local supporters of the hospital.
Celebrating the anniversary in a befitting manner, staff of CIHSR had a time of thanksgiving fellowship with Rev. Malsawma, pastor of City Church Kohima who delivered the message based on the book of Psalms. Rev. Malsawma spoke on importance of thanksgiving with pure heart and how to thank God.
He encouraged the staffers and team of doctors present at the function to make a difference through the institute, adding “a true thanksgiving is making your commitment sure to God”.
MS of CIHSR Dr. Sedevi Angami who presented the report on the institute said in one year the hospital treated a total of 42, 716 patients with 138 as daily average patients. Besides other objectives of the institute it also aims to establish college of nursing, regional institute of paramedical sciences, to set up cancer centre and to train nurse practitioners at Tuensang, Noklak, Burmese border Mon and Longleng to reach the un-reached section of the society, Dr. Sedevi said.
Earlier, in the programme David Chandran associate director (administration) delivered the welcome address, special song was presented by CIHSR choir and vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Viu Meru community medicine consultant and Prof Abraham Joseph associate director (medical).
It may be mentioned that Christian Institute of health sciences and research is a major partnership programme between the Government of Nagaland, Emmanuel Hospital Association (EHA) and Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore. This CIHSR society comprises of many state government officials, EHA and CMC Vellore representatives, CMAI, NBCC, CBCNEI, Presbyterian Church hospitals of Mizoram and Meghalaya, CMC Ludhiana and other co-opted members in the National Christian Medical field.