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Amma consoles victims of Varanasi bomb blast

24 March, Benares Hindu University Hospital, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh –Bharata Yatra 2006 On 7 March, the ancient city of Varanasi made worldwide headlines when bomb blasts went off at its Sankat Mochana Hanuman Temple and railway station. Twenty people were killed and more than 100 were injured. On Amma’s way from Lucknow to Ranchi on […]

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Birthday Health Care

Healing the impoverished through telemedicine

Monday, 27 September 2004, Amritapuri Losing a child since the doctor was not at hand or suffering constantly since the diagnosis was faulty or getting handicapped for want of timely medicines is now going to be a thing of the past for many residents of Kalpetta, Wayanad. As part of the 51st Birthday Celebrations of […]

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Around Amma 2004 Birthday Health Care

Restoring the glory of Ayurveda

Monday, September 27, 2004 — Amritapuri Shri. Oommen Chandy, the Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala, officially inaugurated the Amrita Ayurveda Medical Hospital today, as part of Amma’s 51st Birthday Celebrations. Speaking at the occasion, Swami Amritaswarupananda, said that Amma’s envisioned the college as an institution that would merge the modern and the ancient: “Not only […]

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Around Amma 2002

Request for a hospital in Wayanad

11 February 2002, Mananthavady, North Kerala On February 11 the Mananthavady Hospital Development Society came to Amma to seek Her assistance for the District Government Hospital. The hospital serves the Wayanad District of North Kerala, an extremely impoverished area. This district is home to a large population of tribal people who have lost their traditional […]

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Health Care

Medical Imaging at Amrita Hospital

In 1998,  Amrita Institute has established the first filmless hospital in Southeast Asia. All radiology images are stored in a computer image archive and are available, within minutes, on any of the computers conveniently located throughout the hospital. Amrita  digital equipment includes: Spiral CT Scanner, Radio Fluoroscopy with Digital Subtraction Angiography, Colour Doppler High-Resolution Ultrasound […]