Amrita Faculty Member Receives Bharat Vikas Award 2018

Dr. Lekshmi R. Nath, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Amrita School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Kochi, was awarded the Bharat Vikas Award 2018 by the Institute of Self Reliance, Bhubaneswar, for her loyalty, diligence and outstanding performance in the field of Cancer Chemoprevention. 

Surgery to Repair Tear in Largest Artery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

After being referred post-haste from hospitals across the state including Palakkad, Perinthalmanna and Kochi, four patients have successfully undergone surgery for the repair of Type A aortic dissection at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences within a span of just 10 days (January 03 - 12, 2019).

Amrita Jivamritam Portable Water Purifiers Unveiled at Kochi

A project for portable water purifiers under the Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project, the joint project of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the Consulate General of Israel to South India, Bangalore, and Tel Aviv University, was inaugurated at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, on January 21, 2019. The formal inauguration was done by the Consul General Dana Kursh (Israeli Consulate to South India); Deputy Consul General Ariel Seidman, (Israeli Consulate to South India); Prof. Bhavani Rao, UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center. The portable low-cost filters from NU Filtration do not require electricity and can be mobilized quickly in disaster response