Amrita Celebrates Antimicrobial Awareness Week

As an initiative to increase awareness on global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), as well as to encourage best practices among the general public, and health workers to stop the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections, *WHO has declared November 18-24 as the Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW). 

Microbes Outsmarting Man Through Anti-Microbial Resistance

The Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) made its initial foray into the Antimicrobial research arena in 2014 after having been selected by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India for the Reinvent the Toilet Grand Challenge Award, to address the problems of infection and smell in waste water.

Amrita Becomes the First Indian University to Partner with European Union's Human Brain Project

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has become the first Indian University to partner with European Union's Human Brain Project that has 143 University institutes in Europe working together to understand brain function and develop solutions to better understand and cure brain diseases.

Amrita Doctor Gets Best Pulmonologist Award 2020 from APCCM Association

Dr. Tinku Joseph (Associate Professor & Interventional Pulmonologist, Amrita Hospital, Kochi), won the award for the “Best Pulmonologist in Kerala” from the Academy of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (APCCM), as an appreciation for his services and excellence in the branch of Pulmonary Medicine. 

 

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 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.