Message from the President

Dear friends, On behalf of the Canadian Tamil Medical Association (CTMA), I would like to invite you and your family to join us at our Lights of Healing Gala night at 5.00p.m, November 30, 2014 at Markham Convention Centre, 30, Ironside crescent, Scarborough, ON., M1K 1S9 (Markham &McNicoll) This is our annual fund raising event to raise funds for Medical and humanitarian assistance in Canada and the war torn areas in Sri Lanka.

This year we are raising fund in support of Community Wellness Centre in Toronto and Mental Health Rehabilitation Centre and humanitarian support for the war affected paraplegic persons in North & East ofSri Lanka.In the past our association has contributed funding to several projects in Canada and Sri Lanka.

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all our sponsors, advertisers, guests and volunteers in the past and for their continued support for this year too. We have our sponsorship package on our website for selecting your contribution for our annual fund raiser. We would appreciate your participation at our event and request you to confirm your attendance and contribution.

I look forward to meeting you at the event and if you need further information, you may also contact me at or 416 266 5161.

Thanking you,

Dr. Shan Shanmugavadivel


About Us

Canadian Tamil Medical Association (CTMA),previously known as CMDDA is a Canadian registered charity of physicians, dentists and other regulated health care professionals, scientists and scholars of Tamil decent in North America. This volunteer organization was founded in 1998. In the past years, our association has embarked on several medical, dental projects and humanitarian support to the communities affected by natural disaster and civil disturbances in Sri Lanka. Our teams of physicians, dentists and nurses have visited Sri Lanka on medical relief missions in 2003 and 2004. Two more medical teams  were sent in early 2005 for the Tsunami affected Eastern region of Sri Lanka

We have also funded several major and minor health care projects in Toronto and greater Toronto area. CTMA is committed to improving health care education by yearly health forums and community wellness programs.