Apr 2017

Ms.Rosanne Rontondo, Head of Centre of Excellence, Emerging Markets, Ms.Jeroze Dalal & Mr.Gangadhar from Novartis, Switzerland accompanied by Dr.Urmila Pingle, visited SRH to see the activities going on.

Mr.Paul Aftring from New Jersey, USA visited and appreciated activities carried out on campus.

July 2017

Dr. Sona Kolarova, Surgeon from Czech Republic and a trainee of GLRA/DAHW visited and stayed for couple of days on SRH Campus to study RCS cases and other activities carried out by SRH. She also shown keen interest to study about the TB cases at our Tuberculosis Unit. She wished to come again if possible.

Dr.S.Ananda Rama Krishnan from Madura visited and observed leprosy activities in detail and also TB activities carried out under our Tuberculosis Unit.

Oct 2017

Secondary School children from Chaitanya Vidyalaya, visited and donated in kind and in cash for the leprosy affected people and their children on campus and also for our Oldage Home inmates. Children entertained our Home children and elderly people living in Oldage Home by singing songs and interacted personally with these people.

Dr.Lutz Hegemann, Global Development Head, Established Medicine & Anti-Infectives, Novartis, Pharma, A G Global Drug Development, Switzerland along with his Team visited and expressed his appreciation of the activities going on in the leprosy and tuberculosis projects. Expressed interest to explore opportunities with us for a future collaboration.

Jan 2018

Sivananda Palliative Care Center for HIV/AIDS affected people (PLHAs) was inaugurated on 23rd January 2018 dedicating to (Late) Smt.Pramila Jagan Mohan Reddy, Ex-Treasurer of Sivananda Rehabilitation Home. This Center was renovated from the donations received from Dr. Surekha Pingle, daughter-in-law of Smt.Pramila Jagan Mohan Reddy. This Center has 25 beds facility. 10 beds each for Female & Male PLHAs and another 5 beds for PLHAs co-infected with TB. Helping Hand Foundation from Hyderabad which is working with tertiary Government Hospitals where a lot of HIV infected come for treatment, came forward to support our SPCC financially and logistically.

Feb 2018

German Leprosy & TB Relief Association- India / DAHW, Germany organized a Training Workshop on Leprosy at Sivananda Rehabilitation Home which has Hospital facility along with the rehabilitation on campus for the leprosy affected people (LAPs). This training was organized for training the Health Staff of Afghanistan working for the LAPs under DAHW, Germany. Seventeen trainees participated and gained experience under this Workshop. Trainers who participated, were from the GLRA-India Staff and also from SRH Staff.

Dr.Daniel Gulati who visited for this Training Workshop appreciated the facilities existing on the campus for the treatment of Leprosy. Dr.Arif Hemat, LEPCO- Head of Operation, Afghanistan and other Visitors appreciated the team of SRH for successfully running the activities and conducting Training Workshops internationally in a best way with detailed case demonstrations.

Lt.Gen Matutakne (Retd.), Former Commandant AFMC & Former VC SIU, Member LEPRA (MC) visited SRH and appreciated the work carried out at the institution.

March 2018

Ms.Heidi Nieuwerhuize visited SRH second time after a Ten years of gap and she wished to see all the patients and staff again and appreciated the developments that have taken place in the activities during the ten years.

NOVARTIS BASEL & USA & GLOBAL members visited. Mr.Patrick Matchaba observed all the activities on campus and had detailed discussions with the Board Members with regard to the Novartis & SRH relation in the future. He made a donation in loving memory of his mother.

Also Ms.Estelle Roth from Novartis appreciated the support that SRH is providing to the needy people of the Society those affected by Leprosy.


15 th May 2016

Dr. Vivek Srivastava, Asia Regional Representative, GLRA visited Sivananda Rehabilitation Home and appreciated the work carried out by our institution and also suggested how we can develop other related activities too.

3rd June 2016

Dr. Ch.Aruna Kumari, Dist. TB Control Officer, Ranga Reddy District and Dr.V.Yugandhara Rajesh, M.O. STDC, Hyderabad visited SRH and appreciated the work we are doing.

7th June 2016

Dr. V.C.Giri, Dy Director, Central Leprosy Training & Research Institute, Chennai visited SRH. Expressing his opinion he said that the SRH is a good model of Govt and NGO joint participation" .

1st July 2016

Mr. Charles Bland, Lepra UK visited and said that "I am privileged to visit Sivananda. I am very impressed by the work that is done and by the humane and generous spirit of the staff.

29th Aug 2016

Mr. Sonja Becker & Patrick Miesen, DAHW, Germany visited SRH to see the work carried out in the field of leprosy and tuberculosis. Wishing SRH all the best for the future, said they will do their best to support Sivananda and maintain the long friendship between Sivananda and GLRA.

17th Feb 2017

Mr. & Mrs. Paul de Wit and his team came on their annual visit to SRH and expressed their happiness to see the patients again. Mr.Paul de Wit's organization Pavlos Culture-Adventures Foundation gave a generous donation, primarily for the renovation of patients' quarters and for other needs. We are grateful to them for their continued support.


22nd June 2015

Mr.A.K.Mandal, Regional PF Commissioner, Sub-Regional PF Office, Kukatpally, visited and appreciated the work and activities carried out at SRH and his remarks in the Visitors Book was "I got this rare opportunity to be here today, completely moved to see the patients. Felt so good to know that they are so well taken care of .

3rd July

Dr.Dinkar Palande, wellknown leprologist, visited SRH and showed keen interest in observing our Reconstructive Surgery results at our Referral Hospital. He had visited SRH many years ago and was very impressed to see that we continued to do wonderful work at SRH.

1st September

Dr.J.Prabakaran, WHO Consultant, RNTCP, Hyderabad, visited as a part of field visit and his remarks was "I am admired totally the work done by you for the mankind and your support to the needy.

26th February

Ms.Jayasree.P.K. & Dr.Jayanth Kumar accompanied by Dr.Urmila Pingle visited our institution and expressed their happiness with the work going on at SRH. they remarked, Visiting Sivananda Home was an eye opener. There is so much wonderful work happening here, so many individuals and families over the decades have been benefitted that I am simply bowled over by the sheer charity.

26th February

Mr.Wolfgang M'ller, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany visited SRH along with his wife and observed all the activities carried out by this institution and promised to support us financially through the German Consulate. Our application for a small scale project for renovating the Common Kitchen was approved and funds were released for that purpose.

5th March

Cesar Calionan, Jeanette Tan & Ms.Renuka Reddi Dickason,visiting from the USA, visited SRH and Honorary Secretary Mr.Vikramdev Rao took them to all the departments and explained the work carried out at leprosy and tuberculosis projects.

28th March

Dr.Chakrapani Chette, WHO State Consultant, RNTCP visited the TB project and the leprosy project departments and expressed happiness with the performance of the institution.