Mission Hospital is a self-supporting, self-reliant institution and is totally managed indigenously. The hospital runs on a no-profit-no-loss basis, as the Hospital aim is to provide high quality service to a largely poorer section of the community. Aims and Objective
In collaboration with Medical Research Council of Britain, a pioneering work on fetal origins of adult disease (ex. Diabetes mellitus, hyerptension, heart disease, etc. is being carried out).
A cohort of close to 600 children are being followed up to study in relationship between Low Birth Weight and Incidence of Cardio-Vascular Disease in Adulthood and a project on Glucose Tolerance during pregnancy in South India: its relationship to the Mother’s Body Composition and its effect on Foetal Growth.
HMH is recognized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, for research work.