CBM Bethel Hospital
|CBM Bethel Hospital, Vuyyuru|
|Council of Christian Hospitals|
|Location||Vuyyuru 521 165, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Affiliated university||Christian Medical College, Vellore|
|Patron||Dr. P. David Suvarna Raju (Director)|
|Network||Christian Medical Association of India, New Delhi|
CBM Bethel Hospital is a participating hospital of the Council of Christian Hospitals, an autonomous body of the Convention of Baptist Churches of Northern Circars. The CBM Star of Hope Hospital is located in Vuyyuru, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India and was founded in 1906 by missionaries of the Canadian Baptist Mission. It is perhaps the oldest in the region.
The Canadian Baptist Mission was initiated on the request of Thomas Gabriel (missionary) based on which Rev. A. V. Timpany and Rev. John McLaurin who arrived in Ramayapatnam in 1868 moved to Kakinada in 1874 after which the Mission got initiated.
What started as a clinic in 1904 soon developed into a large hospital, taking care of the ailing in coastal parts of Krishna district. A number of wards, case rooms and operating rooms were built. By 1955 the hospital became a general hospital.
Evelyn Eaton started a midwifery training course in 1941 and, by 1956, it became an Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) course. More than 500 nurses have graduated from this school. The Chapel was built in memory of Dr. Hulet in 1957.
The CBM Bethel Hospital is a member of,
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