ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair Speaks at the Graduation Ceremony of the 2005-batch MBBS students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

The medical community should focus on doing research and finding solutions which are suitable in the local contexts, said former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the 2005-batch MBBS students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Amrita Hospital, Kochi, on Thursday, he said that doctors should `think global and act local’, rather than just get into the clinical routine.

Docs should think global and act local” – G. Madhavan Nair at AIMS Graduation Ceremony

The medical community should focus on doing research and finding solutions which are suitable in the local context, said former ISRO chairman G.Madhavan Nair. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 2005 MBBS batch of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Increasing population a challenge – G. Madhavan Nair at AIMS Graduation Ceremony

Addressing a gathering on the occasion of the graduation ceremony of the Amrita School of Medicine here, Mr Nair said healthcare for the rural populace had become a nightmare with no facilities, forcing rural people to travel long distance for medical care. Though 70 per cent of the country's population live in the rural areas, only two per cent of the doctors go to the villages for medical practice, he added.

MBBS Convocation at AIMS

The Amrita Instituite of Medical Science will organise the convocation of the MBBS students of 2004 batch at the main auditorium at Amrita Hospital on march 4.