International Public Health Conference 2018 Held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

The first Amrita International Public Health Conference, with focus on the theme “From Neglect to Equity”, connecting the twin burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases, held at Amrita Hospital from November 2-3, 2018. Rajeev Sadanandan, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) inaugurated the programme. K. Vijayakumar, head, community medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), and organising chairperson of the conference, said neglect of diseases happened because they were not considered important by the medical community as well as drug manufacturers. Swami Amritageetanandapuri delivered the benedictory address. Dr. Prem Nair, medical director, AIMS, and Dr. Vishal Marwah, principal, Amrita School of Medicine, spoke at the event.

Faculty Member Attends 10th Annual Conference of Science and Non Duality, California

Highlighting the need to have spirituality in daily life, Dr. Sivakumar V., Faculty & Coordinator in Research/Genomics, Department of Health System Research, Amrita Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, delivered a talk titled "Psycho-Spiritual Model of Reality and its Healing Potential", at the 10th annual conference of Science and Non Duality (SAND18 US) from October 24-28, 2018, held at San Jose, California, USA.

"Health Professionals Should Cooperate with Haemophilia Chapters," Says Amrita Medical Oncology Associate Professor

Dr. Neeraj Sidharthan, Associate Professor, Medical Oncology, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, addressed a gathering of doctors and nurses at a ‘continuous medical education programme’ organised by the Haemophilia Society, Kunnamkulam chapter, at the Institute of Palliative Care, Thrissur. During his speech, he said, "Health professionals should cooperate with haemophilia chapters in managing bleeding disorders. It is unfortunate that persons with genetic diseases do not receive the attention they deserve as compared to people with infectious and lifestyle diseases."

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Treated More Than 200 Tuberculosis Patients

In 2016, the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, one of the largest private hospitals in Kochi district in Kerala, treated more than 200 tuberculosis (TB) patients.

Amrita Hospital Treated More Than 200 Tuberculosis Patients

In 2016, the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, one of the largest private hospitals in Kochi district in Kerala, treated more than 200 tuberculosis (TB) patients.