Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) executive director Dr. Uron N. Salum visited the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) at Kochi to explore more avenues for research. Recently in the XLVI ‘COCOTECH International Conference’ held at Colombo in Sri Lanka, Dr. M Vijayakumar, Clinical Professor, Cardiology, AIMS had presented the impact of coconut oil and sunflower oil in patients with coronary artery disease. The visit by Uron N. Salum was subsequent to this.