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Christian Health Service Corps is a community of Christian doctors, health professionals and health educators serving the poor in places that have little or no access to healthcare. Every day we bring compassionate, life-saving health services to families around the world.  CHSC physicians and health professionals are often the only access to care for young families in poor communities.


Drs Derick and Vivienne Mendonca

IndiaPediatric Plastic/ Craniofacial Surgery - Bangalore Baptist Hospital

Mission: Derick and Vivienne have a deep desire to serve the poor with the skills, knowledge and abilities God has given them. Derick is Indian, but has spent the majority of his life in other countries and Vivienne is from the UK. They relocated to India in July 2012. They have 3 children and the youngest was born after they arrived in Bangalore. Derick is working as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Bangalore Baptist Hospital ( and Sakra World Hospital. He has completed specialist training in Craniofacial Surgery and hopes to develop a service for children and adults with deformities of the skull, face and jaws. Vivienne is a dentist but is currently completing her Master's in Public Health via an on-line programme.      


Dr. Tariq Parvez

Serving in PakistanFamily Practice Physician

Mission: My Medical Mission work is really fulfilling the great commission of Lord Jesus Christ. He is the Great Physician. We treat and He heals. My goal is to share the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ and to demonstrate God’s love by providing free Medical Care, free medicines to people in rural and remote areas of Pakistan who have little or no access to medical care or hospitals. I would like to save and enhance lives of the vulnerable, poor, oppressed through the provision of health care and medicines. I have dedicated my life for the harvest and gospel of my Lord Jesus Christ. He is my inspiration.      



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