Amrita Darshanam: Three-day International Workshop on the Ideology Inherent in the Tradition of Vedic Recitation and Practices – An Exposure

The Three-day International Virtual workshop on “The Ideology Inherent in the Tradition of Vedic Recitation and Practices – An exposure” jointly organized by Amrita Darshanam, International Centre for Spiritual Studies (ICSS), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru Campus and South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur (Ministry of Culture, Govt.

Amrita Doctor Receives Award of Excellence in Community Medicine

Dr. Aswathy S., Professor of Community Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, received the Award of Excellence in Community Medicine for her exceptional service and dedication in the field of Community Medicine at the 3rd Annual Healthcare Summit - AHS 2020, hosted by the Center for Health and Medical Sciences (CHMS) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on January 9, 2021, at Chennai.

Amrita Hospital Joins Hands with the Kerala Government to Begin COVID-19 Vaccinations

With its launch on January 16, 2021, India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive is the largest of its kind in the world. The District of Ernakulam, Kerala, and Amrita Hospital have formed a unique Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to vaccinate health care workers there.

Amrita Team Studies Health Benefits of Traditional Kerala Cuisine in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

The use of locally available ingredients which are rich in fibre is diminishing in Kerala leading to an upsurge in the number of type 2 diabetes. There exists a myth that consuming parboiled varieties of rice leads to an increase in blood sugar levels. But the nutritional content present in these and its effect on lifestyle diseases has been ignored. To highlight the importance of the readily and locally available ingredients used decades ago in Kerala, a study was conducted to explore its health benefits in patients with type 2 diabetes.  

Amrita Doctor Selected as Member of Task Force on Global Newborn Screening (TF-NBS) - IFCC

Dr. Kannan Vaidyanathan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, was selected as the task force member from India to the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) for Global Newborn Screening (TF-NBS).

 

Amrita Hospital Selected as Runner-Up in Healthcare Worker Safety

Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisations (CAHO) organized an international competition in association with ENVIS (Resource Partner), ICMR-National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH) and supported by Global Society of HSE Professionals on "Measures Taken by Hospitals Towards Worker/Workplace Safety During a Pandemic".

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 Hospital Honoured with Excellence Award for Continuous Quality Improvement Breakthrough

Out of the 25 shortlisted finalists, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi, was declared the winner in the Non-clinical category for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Process Management in the project titled "DMAIC Approach to Patient Movement Services - A Quality Improvement Initiative at a Quaternary Care University Teaching Hospital" at the World Quality Month 2020 Celebration hosted by Qimpro Foundation and CAHO (Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisations) held during November 28-29, 2020. 

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.