Centre (CDC), Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram is
an autonomous centre established by the Government of Kerala
with the intention of bringing up the centre as an autonomous
centre of excellence in Early Child Care & Education, Adolescent
Care & Education, Pre-marital Counselling, Women’s
Welfare and other related fields.
Mission: To reduce childhood disability through
novel scientific initiatives.
Motto: Reduction of Childhood Disability &
Childhood Onset Adult Diseases through Reduction of Low Birth
Weight Babies through Reduction of Adolescent Girls’ Under
Vision: Create a generation of prospective and responsive
parenthood through healthy children and adolescents.