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Published Date: May 6, 2022

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Global Impact: A Lifelong Call to Medical Missions with Dr. Aletta Bell

This week on the Global Impact Thread, hosts Mimi and Kim interview Dr. Aletta Bell about her lifelong medical work in North India. They discuss the unique opportunities that allowed her to become one of four women in her medical school graduating class of 60, and her Arabia experiences that revealed the need for women to provide medical care to Muslim women. You will hear about how she established a hospital in North India, passed leadership onto Indian Christians of the newly formed Emmanuel Hospital Association, began a pioneering work of Community Health and Development to reach the root causes of disease in North India, and inspired others to follow in her footsteps. 

Within the interview you will hear references to:  

Emmanuel Hospital Association

Vellore Christian Medical College, and 

Dr. Ida Scudder’s Biography in Dr. Ida by Dorothy Clarke Wilson

Listen to this podcast to more fully understand the health issues of women in India: “Public Health and Women’s Equality in the Church” 

Read about other brave women doctors who overcame serious life obstacles to learn and serve others in “Our Heritage Part 4.” 

The opinions expressed in CBE’s Mutuality Matters podcast are those of its hosts or guests and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of CBE International or its members or chapters worldwide. The designations employed in this podcast and the presentation of content therein do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of CBE concerning the legal status of any country, area or territory or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers.