"Nursing is not just a job, it’s a calling and ministry"

Ashish Lawrence’s nursing training at the School of Nursing, attached to Burrows Memorial Christian Hospital in Assam, run by Emmanuel Hospital Association has helped him to excel as a nurse. But his belief that nursing is not just a job, it’s a calling and ministry – he imbibed from his parents.

A mother’s dream, a daughter’s commitment

Irene’s mother had a dream. Out of her five children, she wanted at least one to become a nurse.
Irene’s family belongs to Thickanamcode village in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. Her father was a mason who worked on daily wages. With his meagre income, he found it difficult to take care of the family needs. That’s why her mother took up tailoring to supplement the family income.

Robin Sharma, one of the world’s top leadership gurus, joins the fight against leprosy

With 15 million books in 70 languages sold in over 96 countries; with rock stars, royalty, billionaires and many celebrity CEOs embracing his work; with clients, such as Starbucks, Nike, GE, The Coca-Cola Company, NASA and Microsoft using his leadership methods to drive real growth and top performance, Robin Sharma (, the Canadian author of 15 bestsellers, including The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, is undoubtedly a globally celebrated leadership expert – one of the top 5 leadership experts in the world.
Now, the fight against leprosy has taken a new dimension with Robin Sharma joining the fight.