1993 – Two orphaned children a boy aged 2 and a half and a girl aged 4 were admitted at the Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, where Dr.P.Manorama was working as the Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. They were admitted in the gastroenterology department for management of Hepatitis B Infection and HIV infection where Dr.P.Manorama was working.
HCLT Foundation the ERS-Medical Diagnostic delivery Units in Chennai and the HS team in Bangalore under the CSR program started the Micronutrient support to orphans of AIDS in partnership with CHES from January 2012.
Craddle Baby Support
All infants admitted at Anandha Illam undergo a repeat HIV test at the end of completion of 18months to 2 years of life to find their real HIV status. All those who test negative for the retrovirus are linked to the licenced adoption agency through the Child Welfare Committee and the Department of Social Welfare.