Sharon Cancer Center And General Hospital
The India Gospel League’s Medical Outreach continues to bring hope and healing in Jesus’ name in the villages of India. The Sharon Cancer Center and General Hospital’s two – pronged approach of providing preventive and curative care is carried out both at the hospital facility as well as at the grass root level through health workers.
The hospital, however, is more than a place of just physical care and healing. It is a place where every patient has the opportunity to hear the gospel and accept Christ as his or her personal Savior.
Tamilnadu State Government has selected Sharon hospital as one of the service providers for Breast Cancer Screening programme by doing mammography to women who are above 35 years old.
Sharon College Of Nursing And Sharon Community College
The India Gospel League started Sharon School of Nursing in 1999 and Sharon Community College in 2006. The purpose of this program is to equip young people with vocational skills along with life coping skills and improve employment opportunities. School dropouts, under qualified economically disadvantaged young people are given the opportunity to undergo training at this college.
The specialty of this program is to provide 100% job placement assurance. 11 Diploma Courses are offered. These include Health Assistant (Assistant Nurse) Medical Lab Technician, Operation Theater Technician, Computer operations etc. Over 500 students have graduated since 2000. The Sharon Community College offers affordable training to poor students.
Testimony: Direction for Helpless
|Lakshmi is a 17-year-old girl who joined in Sharon Community College in a Diploma in Operation Theater Technician. She had lost her father and mother when she was 8 year old and was raised by her brother. Due to undergo any higher education and became a daily wage earner on a farm. Fortunately, she was identified by a Pastor and invited to attend our college where she was provided free training. After 2 years training she is now working in a highly reputable hospital as an operation theater technician and receives a very respectable wage. She says that her life has been transformed by Sharon Community College.|
Graduation ceremony was held on 25th January 2011 for 30 assistant Nursing students.
1 Two students got University first rank and received Gold medals. One more girl has got fourth rank. It is a great honour to everyone who supports our Sharon Community College program. Praise the Lord.
2 A Nursing graduate Mrs. Nicole Peacock came as an intern from Australia taught to our Assistant Nursing students and gave practical training in the topic of First Aid.
3 Mr. Ben Peacock served as an intern from Australia taught Communication Skills to the Sharon Community College boys.
4 A felicitation function for the two Gold medalists and other University rank holders was held on 28th March 2011. Rev. Samuel D. Stephens, President, Sharon Hospital and Community College handed over the Gold medals and prizes to the rank holders and teachers.
35 new students are admitted into the Sharon Community College for the new academic year 2011-2012. They are studying in various courses, such as, Assistant Nurse, Medical Laboratory, Operation Theater Technician, and Computer courses.
The Sharon Community College held its 9th capping ceremony on October 03, 2011 in the presence of Rev. Paul Wides and his team from the Christ Community Chapel, Hudson, Ohio. Rev. Paul Wides prayed for the students dedicating them to the Lord for His service. Members of the team pinned the caps for the nursing students following which the students took their nursing pledge. Rev. Paul Wides also challenged the students with the traits of a good nurse from Colossians. Students who enrolled for other streams of education such as computer hardware and software training, operation theatre technicians, teacher training, and three other courses were also prayed over and dedicated. 39 new students dedicated their lives to their respective professions.
Rural Medical Outreach Camps
3000 people received quality medical care through the medical camps conducted by Sharon Hospital in 2011. Chronic diabetic, hypertension, skin disease, and arthritis were diagnoised and treated during these camps and were referred to Sharon Hospital for further medical attention. Patients who needed eye and general surgeries were also referred to Sharon