Friends of Vellore
Friends of Vellore (FoV) are a group of charitable organisations which support the Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore in India. This site is maintained by the Friends of Vellore UK, a charity which has been operating for over 50 years.
We are particularly keen to ensure that everyone can receive appropriate medical treatment regardless of their ability to pay. Friends of Vellore UK provides funds for programmes treating disadvantaged communities in India through various methods, including schemes such as the Person-to-Person scheme.
Christian Medical College, Vellore
This picture shows the famous college chapel at the heart of the CMC medical school. Hundreds of students are enrolled in scores of courses every year covering all aspects of healthcare. The educational philosophy of CMC emphasises personal commitment, self giving service, compassionate care, need based research and concern for the needs of the whole person.
Please browse through this website, and we hope that you will share our enthusiasm for the work of CMC, Vellore and the real difference it makes to the lives of those needing medical attention.