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Chaplaincy The department functions mainly to transform the lives of patients and caregivers. The staff and their families and the trainees are also touched by the love of Christ. Read More.. Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O)
The orthopaedic workshop came into existence in 1961. Mr. Branscheit was instrumental in setting up this workshop with equipment and machinery from Germany.
Micro Cellular Rubber (MCR) How does one protect the anesthetic feet of leprosy patients? This was the question which was uppermost in the minds of people like Dr. Paul Brand, Surgeon, Mr. David Ward Physiotherapist & others who worked in Karigiri in the early sixties. Read More... Retreat center
Postal Address: The Schieffelin Institute of Health – Research & Leprosy Centre (SIH-R & LC),
Karigiri, (via Katpadi),
Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India. PIN: 632106.
How to reach Karigiri:
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