In the recently concluded International Diabetes Update (IDU-2015) conducted at IMA house Kochi, final-year BSc Diabetes Sciences students from Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences participated and won accolades. Mr. Amritesh, Mr. Ashfan Azeez and Ms. Akhila won the best poster award for their poster titled "Common errors of insulin injection." Mr. Mohammed Ashraf & Ms. Revathy presented an oral communication on "An audit of Insulin initiation and titration in Type 2 Diabetes".
Their achievement is particularly creditable as they were the only under graduate students among the group of Doctors who presented papers at the meeting and the fact that they won the best poster award is specially noteworthy.
Ms. Megna Paulo, BSc Respiratory Therapy 2012 batch student and Ms. Sruthi S., BSc Medical Radiological Technology 2012 batch student of Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi won the zonal prizes in the All- India EssayWriting Event 2014 organized by Shri. Ramachandra Mission in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre for Indiaand Bhutan. The topic of the essay competition was “To be truthful is to be human.” The School of Medicine has also received a Certificate of Appreciation from the organizers for the maximum number of students’ participation in the event.