Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI)
is currently the world's largest non governmental organization (NGO) in the health services sector, and is in existence since 1943. CHAI is a membership organisation with its headquarters at Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh
; and having over 3200 health institutions as its members that include big, medium and small hospitals, health centres and diocesan social service societies.
- Genesis of a Great Initiative
The Catholic Health Association of India celebrates it 62 years of service. The organization has grown in terms of its membership, services and expanded the scope for encompassing and achieving the mission for which it was established in 1943. The organization has been shaped and nurtured by the visionaries who directed it and by the impact of national and international happenings. There have been paradigm shifts to meet the needs and to fulfill the vision and mission of reaching the poor and marginalized.
The Catholic Hospital Association was founded on 29 July 1943, by Sr. Dr. Mary Glowrey, JMJ, in association with 16 religious sisters, July 1943. It was founded with the motto of improvement in standard of health education and promotion of catholic values and option for poor.
DirectorRev.Dr. Sebastian Ousepparampil
The Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) upholds its commitment to bring ‘health for all’. It views health as a state of complete... Read More