Community Health

Definition of health being not merely an absence of disease but a Bio-psycho-socio-spiritual dynamics has mutually interdependent nexus with development. Respecting traditions and nature is the way to achieve it.

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PCTC utilizes Siddha system of medicine (native system of Tamil Nadu), to promote primary health care through :
• Community herbal gardens in the villages.
• Preventive health care for children with disability.
• Training for health workers.
• A Student Doctors Program (kutti Maruthuvar) among school going children.

PCTC is a member of Tamil Nadu Voluntary Health Association (TNVHA), a state level federation to promote primary health care.