Amrita's Study on the Impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmic Care

A study on the impact of Covid-19 on ophthalmic care during lockdown by researchers at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham showed that the percentage of ophthalmic activities across different service providers like teaching hospitals, speciality clinics and standalone clinics went down by 100% in speciality and standalone clinics which it fell by 95% in the full lockdown period on March 24-April 30, 2020.

Amrita School of Medicine Ranked 7th Best Medical College in India: NIRF Ranking 2020

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has emerged as the 4th best university in the country in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2020 that has been released by the Government of India. Amrita has also been ranked 7th among medical colleges in India. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was once again ranked the top best university in India behind other well-established and prestigious public institutions. In 2019, AmritaVishwa Vidyapeetham was ranked the 8th best.

Amrita Hospital All Set with Isolation Wards to Treat COVID Cases

With the number of coronavirus cases going up steadily in the Kerala state, Ernakulam district collector has already ordered private hospitals to be ready with, isolation facilities. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi is all set with isolation wards and facilities to treat COVID-19 cases.

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.