Bel-Air Hospital, Panchgani

Priest Revives Former TB Clinic for AIDS Patients

    Priest Revives Former TB Clinic for AIDS Patients ( Bel-Air Hospital, Panchgani )
    Posted On July 06,2007              

    Some 160 miles south of Mumbai, one Catholic priest and the Indian Red Cross have created what some say is a model for AIDS care in the developing world.

    The combination hospital and community center provides charity care without depending solely on charity itself.

    Bel-Air Hospital is an old tuberculosis sanatorium, once famous for its advanced care. It was started in 1912 in a thick forest on top of a mountain.

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