Amrita Paediatric Cardiology Doctors Speaks on Congenital Heart Disease

“The burden of paediatric heart disease in India is likely to be the largest among all nations in the world simply because of the fact that there are more children born in India than anywhere else,” says Dr. Krishnakumar R., Head of Department and Professor, Dept. of Paediatric Cardiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi. According to the doctor, one in 120 children are born with congenital heart diseases as of today.

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Launches Patient Safety Program

To stress the importance of patient safety, the World Health Organisation (WHO) observed the first-ever World Patient Safety Day on September 17, 2019 (Tuesday) with the theme 'Patient Safety- A Global Health Priority.' Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi has launched a week-long campaign on the occasion to stress the importance of the initiative and spread awareness among the medical fraternity and the general community.

Amrita Doctor Speaks About Color Coded Medicines on World Patient Safety Day

"In a hospital setting, besides prescription audit, it is important that the patient identification is done properly, and that LASA (look alike, sound alike) medicines are listed and colour-coded," says Dr. K. V. Beena, Senior Medical Superintendent of the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi.

Amrita Doctor Delivers Lecture at the European Charcot Foundation Symposium

Dr. R. Suresh Kumar, Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Amrita Health Sciences, Kochi, delivered an invited lecture on “Newer Diagnostic Criteria and Classification in Multiple Sclerosis”, in the prestigious European Charcot Foundation Symposium which was held in association with the National Subsection Conference ICTRIMS 2019, under the aegis of Indian Academy of Neurology, at Kolkata, from August 16 -18, 2019.