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India’s first double forearm transplant at Amrita Hospital

28 July 2016, Kochi Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) has conducted India’s first double forearm transplant on a 21-year-old youth, Jith Kumar Saji, who lost both his hands below the elbow in 2013 due to electrical burns. This is the third double-hand transplant done at the hospital. In India, currently only Amrita Hospital […]

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Amrita SeRVe weaves another tale of success in Valaramkunnu

The tribal hamlet of Valaramkunnu is unknown to many. The settlement, located 22 km from Mananthavady, is home for 75 families with a total population of 300, all belonging to Paniya, Kattunayakan and Kurichiya communities. For decades, they had been living without electricity, pipe water and medication. Above all, the women folk had to fend […]