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Palarivattom, Kochi, Kerala 682025

Catholic Health Association

The Catholic Health Association of India-Kerala region was inaugurated in the year 1962 at Little Flower Hospital Angamaly, to provide accessibility to qualitative Health services to the poor and the marginalized in the society. CHAI Kerala has wide network relationship with more than 304 member institutions which include Medical Colleges, Major Hospitals and Social Service Societies etc. Catholic Health Institutions cater Health care facility to the poor at low cost without compromising the quality.

CHAI-Kerala is also functioning in collaboration with KCBC Health Commission under the directions and guidelines of  the Chairman, KCBC Health Commission.


During the past years the member institutions of CHAI-Kerala have played a vital role in the overall Health promotion in Kerala. While the Hospitals mainly concentrate in the institutionalized patient care, the other member institutions like social service societies and community Health organizations engage themselves in community based Health promotion through preventive and promotive Health services. It had implemented number of Health projects with various agencies and hospitals in the past. Almost all the projects were oriented in capacity building of personnel of member Institutions, by providing training and Health awareness and promotion of the people in the rural and village areas. CHAI-Kerala reads the signs of the time and responds creatively to the various needs of the Kerala region. It has also implemented various need-based projects.