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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.


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.