.....posts from 'Health Care'


2nd hand transplant in India, at Amrita Institute, for an Afghanisthan BSF Captian

(16 May '15)

The second successful double hands transplant in India was carried out in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi on 10th April 2015. The recipient of this bilateral hand transplant is Abdul Rahim a 30 year old Captain in Afghanistan border security force. He lost both his hand while attempting to diffuse mines as a part […]

Category : Health Care

I have no hands of my own, I move through your hands

(15 Feb '15)

India’s first double hand transplant was carried out successfully at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, on 12-13 January 2015. 30-year old Manu lost both his hands in a tragic accident three years ago when he was pushed out of a running train after confronting a group of thugs who were harassing a women […]

Category : Health Care

India’s first centre for interdisciplinary study of medicine to come up in Kochi under Amrita University

(8 Jan '15)

January 07, 2015 The first centre for integrated study, research and patient care in Allopathy, Ayurveda and Yoga will come up in Kochi, Kerala under the Amrita University. The Amrita Institute of Integrated Medicine and Research Centre is planned as a centre to integrate the holistic vision and therapeutic range of Indian systems of healthcare […]

Category : Health Care

Diabetes and Eye at Amrita

(10 Dec '14)

In view of World Diabetes Day, the Departments of Endocrinology and Ophthalmology at Amrita Hospital in association with IMA KOCHI and Cochin Ophthalmic Club held a cycle rally to improve awareness among the public concerning Diabetes and its complications. It was part of a month long program with the theme “Diabetes and Eye” organized by […]

Category : Education | Health Care

“Diabetes and Eye” celebrated at Amrita Hospital

(21 Nov '14)

To celebrate World Diabetes Day, the Departments of Endocrinology and Ophthalmology at Amrita Hospital in association with IMA KOCHI and the Cochin Ophthalmic Club, organized a cycle rally to help boost public awareness about diabetes and its complications. It was part of a month long program organized by Amrita Hospital called, “Diabetes and Eye” encompassing […]

Category : Health Care

Hundreds in Kashmir throng Amrita Hospital’s medical relief camp

(12 Oct '14)

12 Oct 2014, Bandipore, Jammu Kashmir Hundreds of Kashmir’s flood-victims thronged the medical relief camp set up by Amrita Hospital in Bandipore district of Jammu and Kashmir. A team of 15 medical specialists and paramedics are providing critical medical care to flood victims in the worst-affected areas of the district including Ashtingoo Ghat, Kulhama, Laharwalpora […]

Category : Disaster Relief | Telemedicine

Home Minister flagged off Amrita Tele Medicine van to Jammu Kashmir

(12 Oct '14)

06 Oct 2014, New Delhi Victims of the recent Kashmir floods will receive state-of-the-art medical aid from the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM), as two mobile units equipped with health and relief facilities were flagged off from the capital by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.   Hailing ‘Amma’  as humanitarian icon for her charity activities, the […]

Category : Disaster Relief | Telemedicine
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