Three-day Cultural Festival at Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi

Film-maker Kamal will inaugurate the three-day annual arts and cultural festival ‘Kalamritam-2010,’ at Amrita School of Arts and Sciences here on January 27. Sreekumari Chandran will preside at the inaugural function, said U. Krishnakumar, director, at a press conference.

Dr Sanjeev Singh, Senior Administrator, AIMS Spoke About the Importance of Healthcare Worker Safety

The conference brought together top leaders of various respected corporate houses to tackle the future challenges and needs of healthcare consumers and industry.

Shantikumar Nair, head of the Amrita Center for Nanosciences commented on 'Safety ignored in nanotech rush, warn experts'

'These gaps pose several challenges to developing a regulatory framework,' said Shantikumar Nair, head of the Amrita Center for Nanosciences (ACNS) in India. He said that 'there is a critical need for a database on toxicity and a regulatory framework for nanomaterial use, handling and disposal'. The workshops concluded that the most urgent priorities for India were to establish a database and guidelines.