News and Events

April 30, 2018

Laboratory renovation completed

We have renovated our laboratory area and it opened for work yesterday, Monday 30th April 2018. We are grateful to EMI (Engineering Ministries International) for their help in planning this space for us. Now we have all our machines neatly spaced and ordered in a climate controlled environment, with a separate blood drawing area adjacent, […]

April 27, 2018

Heli ambulance

For years, as we had negotiated the mountain passes to reach the remote areas of Pangi and Spiti, we had a dream that one day, a helicopter may evacuate emergent patients to our hospital and to safety.  We have been most fortunate to receive the attention of Helimission Switzerland, which has been doing just that […]

April 18, 2018

Community Health

Community health program in village Shanag, Manali. Focused group Discussion (FGD) with village women on health related topics. This qualitative research tool helps the team to understand the village health beliefs and practices and then helps to plan health activities. This discussion is usually followed by health education on the discussed topic. Ms Ushajyoti, our […]

April 6, 2018

Jibhi Clinics Begin

We are glad to announce the commencement of our medical clinics at Jibhi from 7th of April. Our medical team will be visiting this small peripheral clinic of ours every other Saturday. We look forward to this time of service in Banjar Valley. Source:

March 30, 2018

Welcome Dr. Saroj

We are delighted to have Dr. Saroj back with us for the summer, and she will continue to provide the obstetric and gynaecology service here in LWH Manali. Welcome back!   Source:

March 15, 2018

Study on Typhoid goes live in LWH Manali

Typhoid is a ubiquitous disease characterised by a plethora of symptoms collectively attributed to Salmonella typhi but rarely definitely proved in the laboratory. The widal test is widely used as indirect evidence of the infection but is notoriously inaccurate in its predictions. A Blood culture is the only sure way to link the disease to […]

February 20, 2018

Ultrasound services recommence in LWH Manali

The PCPNTDT act is very strict in its enforcement. We were not able to obtain a sonologist for the past three years to come to us in LWH and work for us at the remuneration we are able to provide here. The remunerations we provide is fractional when compared to market rate. Therefore we are […]

February 15, 2018

LWH contributes to Lancet Infectious diseases

Surgical research in tiny hospitals is not impossible. The Lady Willingdon Hospital has been an contributing author to a landmark paper just published in the Lancet Infectious diseases as part of a global collaboration.  The  paper can be acessed here: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(18)30101-4/fulltext This international,  prospective, multi institutional cohort study included 12539 patients undergoing elective or emergent […]

October 31, 2017

Support as you shop

  We are glad to announce that one of our donor agencies, Touch ministries is now enlisted for Amazon Smile. Amazon smile will donate 0.5% of the cost of your item to charitable agencies. All you need to do is enlist for this using the link below on your Amazon website. The proceeds will be […]

October 20, 2017

Killad camp cancelled

We regret to announce that we have had to cancell the Killad camp because we did not receive government permission to conduct it. Despite everything being ready from our side to conduct this camp, the government denied us the permission and did not permit us to take an ultrasound machine in.  The pass will close […]

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