.....posts from 'Health Care'


Sixth Tsunami Baby Arrives

(26 Dec '08)

24 December 2008 — Amritapuri After the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004, several women from the villages surrounding Amritapuri came to Amma telling of a peculiar and tragic plight. Not only had they lost their children in the disaster, they were also unable to have more, as they had long back opted to undergo tubal […]

Category : Health Care | Tsunami

Bihar Flood: Medical Service

(16 Dec '08)

Medicine In response to the Bihar flood, AIMS Hospital dispatched teams of specialists and paramedics who treated more than 400 patients daily, sometimes seeing to more than 500. Not only did the doctors treat wounds, respiratory problems like pneumonia and fungal growths, they also delivered several babies. Ambulances and a Mobile Telemedicine Unit were also […]

Category : Bihar flood | Health Care | Telemedicine

Bihar Floods: Telemedicine

(16 Dec '08)

Telemedicne Two state–of-the art ambulances were sent to the area via rail from Kochi, a total of distance of almost 2,500 km. One of these was AIMS Hospital’s Mobile Telemedicine Unit. It is the size of a city bus and includes X-ray facilities, ECG scanner, pathology-lab-work facility, specialty cardiac services and a telemedicine satellite link […]

Category : Bihar flood | Health Care | Telemedicine

Bihar flood relief: Supaul photos

(6 Oct '08)

4 Oct 2008, Supaul, Bihar Four more temporary shelters were constructed at Supaul for the flood affected in Bihar. Supaul is the worst flood affected area. Dr. Sarvan Kumar IAS, the district collector inaugurated the temporary shelters. The Tele-medicine van is going around the villages and the doctors use it to do joint diagnosis of […]

Category : Bihar flood | Health Care | Photos | Telemedicine

Amrita HIS unveiled at BARC

(18 Jan '08)

16 January 2008 — Mumbai Amrita University has unveiled a version of its state-of-the-art Amrita Healthcare Informatics Suite Software (Amrita HIS) crafted specifically for BARC (Babha Atomic Research Centre) Hospital in Mumbai. AMRITA HIS manages all the patient details right from patient registration, admission to discharge. “It is one integrated, seamless solution conforming to latest […]

Category : Education | Health Care

Two More ‘Tsunami Babies’ on the Way

(13 Jan '08)

13 January 2007 — Amritapuri Another one of the tsunami victims who underwent fallopian-tubal-ligation reversal is pregnant with twins. Sarita, 30, came to Amritapuri for Amma’s darshan this morning and informed Amma of her condition. She has just completed her first trimester. Sarita will be the fifth such woman to deliver, bringing the total of […]

Category : Health Care | Tsunami

A Miracle in Surgery

(11 Jan '08)

9 January 2007 – Amritapuri On August 18, 2007, a group of children from a remote tribal village near Janakpuri in Chattisgarh went to graze the village goats in a field in the forest. It was there that three bears-a mother and two cubs-came upon them. All the children ran, but one 12-year-old girl named […]

Category : Health Care
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