Amrita Conducts “ Beat Diabetes” Program

The Program “Beat Diabetes” is an ambitious program which aims to screen for complications among persons with Type 2 Diabetes of 5 or more years duration in Ernakulam, parts of Alappuzha and Idukki. This remarkable initiative is expected to prevent diabetic end-organ damage through early detection, counselling and disease management. 

Amrita Faculty Delivers Talk on “COVID-19: Experiences from Kerala and India”

Dr. K. Vijayakumar, Professor and HOD at the Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, was invited by Maternal and Infant Health Canada (The University of British Columbia), to deliver a talk on “COVID-19: Experiences from Kerala and India” on May 28, 2020. 

28 Maldivian Patients Travel to India for Critical Medical Care at Amrita Hospital

28 Maldivians travelled to India for critical medical care. It has been confirmed that their treatment will be at Amrita Institute of Medical Science (AIMS), Kochi. Officials from the institute received the patients and companions from the airport. The patients are to stay at an accommodation block at AIMS during the quarantine period, and will be undergoing treatment during the period as well.