.....posts from 'Health Care'


Cataract surgery in Kenya

(24 Jun '13)

From Saturday 25th May to 2nd June, 208 cataract surgeries were performed in Thika hospital on the outskirts of Nairobi for poor people. The project was gestated, as a direct request from Amma and it was MA Center Kenya, who invited a team of Spanish doctors to do the surgeries. Nagesh Katuri, representing the MA […]

Category : Health Care

Amma is unparalleled

(28 Sep '12)

27 Sep 2012, Amritapuri – Amma’s 59th Birthday celebrations Aryadan Mohammed, Minister for Power & Transport, inaugurated an Amrita Sahaya Nidhi program, wherein families who lost a member in the Sivakasi fireworks-factory explosion were given Rs. 100,000, and those who were seriously injured received Rs. 50,000. Tamil Nadu MLAs, Sri. Thangatamil Selven and Sri. R.M. […]

Category : Birthday | Health Care | Social Service

Amma’s method for service is an example for the entire world

(28 Sep '12)

27 Sep 2012, Amritapuri – Amma’s 59th Birthday celebrations During the 59th birthday celebrations of Amma, along with the many charitable projects, one of the main charity projects was extending the charitable care at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Cochin, wherein MAM will provide 200 heart surgeries and 50 kidney transplants for the poor […]

Category : Birthday | Health Care

MAM announces charitable projects of the value of Rs 25 crores

(22 Sep '12)

The 59th birthday of world-renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi, will be celebrated on September 27, 2012 at Amritapuri, Kollam in Kerala. As has always been the practice, the occasion will see the launching of several new charitable initiatives of the MAM, as also the extension of some of the existing charitable […]

Category : Health Care | Social Service

Amrita Santvanam: a project to train home nurses

(29 Sep '11)

27 Sep 2011, Amritapuri Amrita Santvanam, a project to train 10,000 women to be home nurses where MAM will provide the six-month training through Amrita network of medical institutions. Aside from training, room-and-board as well as a stipend will be provided to each trainee. Inaugurating the program during Amma’s 58th Birthday celebration, His Excellency K.Sankaranarayanan, […]

Category : Health Care

IAM meditation lowers stress hormones

(9 Feb '11)

1 February 2011 , Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi IAM—Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique lowers stress hormones, according to a study recently published in the 2011 volume of the international journal Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine (eCAM), published by the Hindawi Publishing Corporation. The five-year study, titled “The Effect of Meditation on Psycho-Physiological Variables,” examines […]

Category : Health Care | Meditation Classes

Amrita Kripa Sagar – Recognition comes knocking

(22 Dec '10)

December 01 was a red letter day in the short history of Amrita Kripa Sagar. Within seven years, what started as a hospice for HIV positive and AIDS patients, came to be recognized as “the best community care centre in Kerala, for the year 2010.” The award, by Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS) consists […]

Category : Health Care
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