Community Health and Development (CHAD)
This comprehensive health and development programme under the Community Health Department of CMC, Vellore covers approximately 200,000 in the rural, urban and tribal community areas of Vellore Districts. This programme covers the Kaniyambadi block, urban slums of Vellore and the Jawadhi Hills area. The programme is carried out through the joint efforts of medical and nursing staff, social workers and volunteers. Health activities are done in close collaboration with the existing government services. The 135 bed CHAD hospital serves not only as a base hospital for the peripheral programme but also as a secondary health center. For further details write to the Head, Community Health Department, CMC, Bagayam 632002, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu.