Amrita Doctor Honoured with the Best Overall Interventional Pulmonary Procedure Award

Dr. Tinku Joseph, Chief Interventional Pulmonologist at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, became the first Indian doctor to receive the award for the Best Innovative Bronchoscopic Surgery performed in the year 2020. Dr. Joseph was honoured with the award by the World Association of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology (WABIP) held during November 19-22, 2020, at Shanghai, China.

Amrita Conducts National Webinar on Antimicrobial Resistance

A national webinar on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)-A Growing Concern was conducted on November 18, 2020, from 10.30 am to 1.15 pm by Amrita College of Nursing. The webinar was conducted on the ZOOM platform. The subthemes of the webinar were Antimicrobial Resistance- A Global Concern, AMR- The Indian Scenario, Role of Nurses towards WHO goals and AMR- Threats and Challenges. 

Amrita Re-elected as World Center of Excellence for Landslide Risk Reduction Till 2023

Amrita re-elected as World Center of Excellence for Landslide Risk Reduction for 2020-2023. Since 2017, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been a ‘World Centre of Excellence on Landslide Disaster Reduction’ awarded by the International Program on Landslides (IPL).

Award of Excellence for Amrita's Department of Radiology

The Department of Radiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, won the Award of Excellence (eHealth Radiology & Imaging Excellence Awards 2020) in the category Pioneering Radiology Department (Project Image Diagnosis Services and Interventional Procedures) in the Elets Radiology & Imaging Summit held November 6-7, 2020. 

Amrita Student Team Wins YASCON CTF Cybersecurity Event

Varun Nair (MCA, Batch: 2019), Heeraj Nair (Alumni, B.Tech. CSE, Batch of 2014-18), Prajwal C. P. (B.Tech CSE, Batch 2020-24), part of Team bi0s, won first place with 6270 points at the Capture-The-Flag cybersecurity event and were awarded a cash prize of 100000 rupees and vouchers from TCM Security Academy.