St. Mary’s Hospital and Nursing College

The Diocese of Varanasi has established St. Mary’s Hospital, a referral hospital at Korauta on one acre in the suburban area of Varanasi City. The Diocese seeks to train nurses and technicians by offering four-year degree programs at St. Mary’s Nursing College.

Hospital Objectives:

  • To serve the people with health and medical care which is affordable and acceptable to people socially, culturally, and otherwise, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, or race.
  • To provide competent and comprehensive (holistic) health care with compassion and love, as taught by Jesus Christ, the Supreme Healer, for the individual, family, and community.
  • To function as a referral hospital for the nearby dispensaries and other health care facilities in the rural area under the direction of the Diocese of Varanasi.
  • To have a community health program to help in the neighborhood, urban slums (specifically the labor class families) and rural areas to attain and maintain health.
  • To conduct educational programs offering a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, laboratory technology, radiography and other courses of study.
  • To maintain and high standard of service through continuing education and in-service training for nurses and other staff working in the rural dispensaries.
  • To be of service to the school health programs.
  • To educate and motivate people towards responsible parenthood through acceptable methods of family planning.
  • To encourage the use of Indian systems of medicines.

Pax in Terra’s Contributions:

Your donations funded the tuition, room and board for two young women at St. Mary’s Nursing School in India in 2010.

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