Amrita Bags Award for Indo-U.S. Molecular Biomarker Knowledge Network for COVID-19 Project

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), announced the award for the bilateral project partnered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Stanford University. The project is titled "Establishment of an Indo-US Molecular Biomarker Knowledge Network for COVID-19".

Amrita Conducts “ Beat Diabetes” Program

The Program “Beat Diabetes” is an ambitious program which aims to screen for complications among persons with Type 2 Diabetes of 5 or more years duration in Ernakulam, parts of Alappuzha and Idukki. This remarkable initiative is expected to prevent diabetic end-organ damage through early detection, counselling and disease management. 

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Develops Safe Mask Using 3D Printing Technology

Shortage of N-95 and equivalent safe masks is an important challenge to address. Our 3D Printing & Innovation Lab, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. Kochi, had developed our own mask design based on the Monatana Muzzle and fits many COVID-19 filters. The design offers more space between the nose/mouth and the filter, making it more comfortable to wear and breathe.

Hacks for Frontline Health Workers on War Against COVID from Amrita Hospital

Medical Professionals from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi campus, has come up with the hacks for making face-shields, improvements on standard surgical masks and acrylic barriers to prevent virus-containing aerosols from entering the atmosphere during intubation.

Free Telemedicine Consultations at Amrita Hospital during COVID-19 Crisis

During the COVID-19 crisis, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, has been providing free telemedicine consultations for patients, including all super specialities and broad specialties. Over 3000 patients were provided telemedicine consultations for free in a week.