Paalana - A Project of the Malabar Medical Mission

Paalana is a humanitarian social development project of the Malabar Medical Mission, nurtured and nourished by 13 indigenous catholic groups namely,

Diocese of Palakkad Diocese of Sultanpet (Formerly Diocese of Coimbatore) Devamatha Province, Thrissur (CMI) Devamatha Social Service Department, Thrissur (CMI) St. Thomas Monastery, Pavaratty (CMI) Amala Medical College, Thrissur (CMI) Presentation Sisters, Coimbatore Seraphic Province, Palakkad (FCC) School Sisters of St. Francis, Thrissur (OSF) Jai Christo province, Palakkad (CMC) Marian Province, Palakkad (CHF) Vimala Rani Regional House, Palakkad (SABS) Sisters of St. Francis of Assissi, Kanjikode (OSF)


Paalana Institute of Medical Sciences, is situated in an eco-friendly area, near Palakkad town. Paalna has a well maintained spacious garden and a tiny bird sanctuary and Rest Huts.

Our institution is spread out in an area of 25 acres which has several structures to meet all needs of a well equipped Medical Institution. Our central building has three finished floors with an area of more than 1,70,000 sq. feet. This is a Multi-Super Speciality Hospital with all modern facilities together with 24 hours Casuality, Clinical Laboratory, CT Scanning Center, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy Department etc. We have spacious Reception, Registration Countres. We have a capacity of 175 beds. General Wards, Single Rooms, Semi Deluxe and Deluxe Rooms are available for the patients.

Our Institution is equipped with a full fledged Operation Theatre Complex constituting 5 Theatres with all necessary modern facilities. We have Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Neuro ICU, Neonatal ICU and Toxicology ICU with well equipped facilities. We also have a neat and hygienic Canteen within the campus.

Association of Sponsors and Fellowship Members

From the very beginning Paalana is supported and encouraged by so many well wishers and friends. Paalana is indeed indebted to our dearest sponsors in and around Palakkad. Our Sponsors come together at least twice in every year to continue their guidance and support.

Paalana has association of "Fellowship Members" also. Our Fellowship units are also working in and around Palakkad. They are also attached to each and every development of Paalana.

During the Decennial year of Paalana, we formed a privileged group, namely Decennial Members.

Paalana has also a group of Green Card Holders who are also associated with the activities of hospital.

Recognitions & Achievements

We have been given the best Medical Institution award for two consecutive years from Pollution Control Board, Government of Kerala.

With much concern about the environment we have set up a modern waste disposal plant and waste water treatment plant with up-to-date technology, as per the norms of the government departments.

Paalana is the first hospital in Palakkad to get NABH entry level accreditation based on the steps taken to maintain the quality and safety of patient care. This certification is valid for a period of two years. View Certificate


Focus Areas

General hospital services.

Specialty and Super Specialty services to the general public at affordable rate.

Rural medicare services through mobile clinics.

Preventive and promotive medicare services to the rural areas.

Incorporating the two principal Systems of Medicine viz. Allopathy and Ayurveda in the same campus.

Our Vision

Providence is translated.

Healing is blessing from God reaches through the hands of Human Beings.

  Our Mission

Be the instrument of God to translate the divine providence of healing to our patients through dedicated care and continuous striving for providing and enhancing the quality of service day after day within a serene, clean, safe and green environment.

  Our Inspiration

I have come to heal the sick (St. Mathew 12:9)

  Our Philosophy

Care, Commitment, Compassion.

Unparalleled excellence.

Going beyond medicine to make an individual healthy.

Benefits uncompromising to humanity.