.....posts from 'Health Care'


Amrita Hospital receives the first British Medical Journal (BMJ) India Award

(23 Sep '14)

Amrita Institute for Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) has received the first British Medical Journal BMJ-India 2014 Award for pediatric heart program. The BMJ Awards, launched in 2009, considered as the “Oscar” in the medical field. BMJ, one of the world’s leading medical journals, had unveiled its maiden awards in India this year to recognize excellence […]

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Free cataract surgeries in Kenya

(12 Sep '14)

Under the initiative of Embracing The World, one week of cataract surgery was held in Vihiga County, Kenya. The team attended total number of 200 cases. Most of them cataract surgeries, some capsulorexis, extrabismus, and one quist. Three ophthalmologists, two nurses, and an optometrist came from Spain to help the operation. All the patients operated […]

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Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney Transplant done at Amrita Hospital, first in Kerala

(1 Sep '14)

The first Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney {SPK} transplantation in the state was done at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences on the 17th of August 2014. This is the 3rd such successful surgery in India. The recipient is a 31 year old Engineer hailing from Palakkad. He has had Type 1 Diabetes for the past 16 years […]

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325 Liver Transplants in 10 Years at Amrita Hospital

(6 Aug '14)

July 29, 2014 A reunion of liver transplant recipients and their donors was held at the Amrita Hospital of Medical Sciences on the 10th anniversary of Amrita’s liver transplant unit. Transplantation is the only treatment available from patients suffering from acute or chronic liver failure. Nearly 90% of Amrita’s liver transplant patients survive the surgery, […]

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Empowering Kenya

(25 May '14)

Br. Shubamrita Chaitanya visited Kenya from April 22nd to April 29th, 2014. During his stay, public talks were held at the Balaji temple auditorium and the Langham Court, during which he spoke on the topics ’Living Fearlessly’ and ’Living a Life of Purpose’. Both programmes attracted packed audiences, who thoroughly enjoyed the talk, devotional singing […]

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Amrita is the best hospital in the country

(5 Dec '13)

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre was awarded the best hospital in the country for “betterment of health care” by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) based on an exhaustive review and presentation process. In a glittering function in New Delhi on the 2nd of September 2013, Dr.Prem Nair, […]

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Amrita Personal Health Record

(20 Sep '13)

Marking yet another medical revolution in India there is now a way for ordinary citizens to take control of his/her life health record. Amrita Technologies have come up with portable Electronic Health Record stored in a pen drive, purely personal and protected, universally usable, designed to enable self-management of personal health. The medical records can […]

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