Healing Hands at Bakhtiapur Health Clinic

Posted by Spalding Hurst

January 18, 2023

The Bakhtiapur Health Clinic has been providing vital services to this community for over 50 years. The clinic serves as a shining example of the power of selfless service and dedication. The Sisters have devoted their lives to serving others and have made a profound difference in the lives of the people of Bakhtiapur. They are a reminder of the humanity that lies at the heart of health care.

The Bakhtiapur Health Clinic, a small but mighty health care institution in the heart of Bakhtiapur, has been serving the community for over 50 years. The doctor leading the clinic is Sister Vinita Kumplankel, a specialist in gynecological care. She has been with the clinic providing vital diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive outpatient services to members of the community for over 20 years.

The clinic, which was initially established to serve women and children, has seen countless births and has become a vital resource for women’s gynecological needs. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, a religious order with a long history in the field of health care, run the clinic.

Sisters Mary John Nadackal, Archana Valiaparambil, and Flavia Rodriguez also work at the clinic, providing patients with their warm hearts and the readiness to serve under varied conditions. The Sisters, who also engage in social work and education, live in community in Bakhtiapur. Sister Vinita speaks fondly of the community life, saying, “Our community is a supportive one. We live together, pray together, and build relationships. In this age, this is important.”

United in service and community, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth here are dedicating their lives to serve the community as healthcare providers, educators and social workers.

The Bakhtiapur Health Clinic serves as a shining example of the power of selfless service and dedication. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are true healers, and their work continues to inspire us all. They have devoted their lives to serving others and have made a profound difference in the lives of the people of Bakhtiapur. As Sister Vinita says, “People are better off today because of the clinic.”

In a world where health care can often feel like a commodity, the Bakhtiapur Health Clinic is a reminder of the humanity that lies at the heart of health care. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have dedicated their lives to serving others, and their work serves as a powerful reminder of the ability of one person to make a difference in the world.

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth see their mission as more than just providing health care, but also as a way to serve God and help others in need. They believe that their faith is a fundamental part of their work and that it gives them the strength and guidance to serve others. They see the clinic as a way to bring God’s love and compassion to the people of Bakhtiapur, and they approach their work with humility and grace, knowing that they are serving God through serving others. They pray together and give thanks for the healing and hope they bring to their patients. The clinic is not just a health care institution, but it is a sanctuary where people can find hope, healing, and inspiration.

On this day, one very happy patient received the news that she is with child. This is very happy news to her. Helping families bringhealthy children into the world is just one example of the countless ways that lives have been impacted by the care and compassion of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

The clinic may be small, but it serves a vital role in the community and has a lasting impact on the lives of the people it serves. It is a testament to the power of compassion and the ability of one person to make a difference in the world. The Bakhtiapur Health Clinic is a shining example of the importance of health care as a basic human right and the power of selfless service and dedication.

5 Comments

  1. Ann Palatty

    I certainly believe the Bakhtiarpur Community aHealth Centre is an abode of hope and new life for all those who enter its portals. Congratulations for the dedicated service of the SCNs, especially Dr. Sister Vinita Kumplankal.

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  2. Maria Brocato

    What a joy to read this account and see the pictures of our dear Sisters in Bakhtiapur. I remember my visits there and loved seeing them serving the good people of the area.

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    • Sr. Deepti SCN

      My first mission in Bakhtiarpur after the first profession remains my first love! I have been inspired by all the sisters who worked in the centre and they continue to carry on SCN Charism. Congratulations to all the sisters in health, education and socio pastoral munistry.

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  3. Clare

    Thanks to you all for the care, compassion and healing you offer in so very many ways. Vinita, whenever you come to mind, I smile,

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  4. Roselyn

    Thanks to all the SCNs who serve the humanity through, health care, Social, education and pastoral ministries..one of our long served missions..God bless all our SCNs who continue serve faithfully

    Reply

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