CME on Pulmonary Medicine Held at Amrita

A two day seminar, Pulmonology Primer, was organized by the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, for young pulmonologists during February 10 – 11, 2017. The function was inaugurated by Dr. Prathapan Nair, Principal, Amrita School of Medicine. 

International Symposium on Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Stewardship Held at Amrita

Top doctors of the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and the University of Michigan (UM) Medical School, USA, met at Amrita Hospital, Kochi, for an International Symposium on Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship on February 3-4, 2017.

Amrita Hospital, K. Chittilappilly Foundation & Indian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Conduct Program on Lymphatic Filariasis Eradication Plan

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, K. Chittilappilly Foundation and Indian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases jointly organised “Lymphatic Filariasis Eradication Plan” for filariasis patients on January 28, 2017.

India’s Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Nepal’s Association of Non-Government Hospitals in Pact to Improve Patient Care & Healthcare Delivery System

The 1,300-bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, based in Kerala, India, and Nepal’s Association of Non-Government Hospitals (ANGHOS), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for improving patient care and healthcare delivery systems at ANGHOS member institutes. 

Cosmetically Appealing Surgery Boon to Children with Heart Defects, Leaves No Visible Scars on Body

Cosmetically appealing heart surgery in children is increasingly becoming popular. It is now very possible for children with low-risk cardiac diseases to opt for cosmetic cardiac surgery and live the rest of their lives with a scar-free body, explained doctors attending a seminar on pediatric cardiology at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.

Amrita Doctor Represents Asia at Neglected Tropical Diseases Meeting in London

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) have always been a source of concern in Kerala. Dr. K. N. Panicker, Professor Emeritus, Department of Community Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi and Chairman of Indian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases- An Amrita Initiative, represented the Asian continent at an international gathering, "Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases", in London, recently.

Gita Jayanthi Day Celebration at Amrita Health Sciences Campus

The International Gita Chanting Event, initiated by Kurukshetra Development Board, on behalf of Haryana Govt., was conducted in a befitting manner at the Central Atrium of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences on December 10th, 2016. The idea was to chant Gita across the globe at one moment in time for strength and peace. The selected 18 slokas were chanted exactly at IST 6.00 p.m., one sloka from each of the eighteen chapters of Gita.

India’s Most Comprehensive Lymphoedema Treatment Clinic Opens at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

In a major relief to patients of lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) across the country, India’s most comprehensive lymphoedema treatment clinic has been established at the 1,300-bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi.