Flood Relief

Flood relief activities in Kerala

MAM volunteers have been active in numerous relief activities related to the recent floods in Kerala caused by continuous heavy rains. The landslide and rains have hit about half the state, with more than 60,000 people rendered homeless. In the past week, a medical team from Amrita Hospital has visited 13 Panchayats in Alappuzha district, […]

Health Care

Tele-medicine Kalpetta camp

9 – 10 Sep 2007, Kalpetta, Wayanad Satellite Tele-medicine Camp was held on Sunday the 9th and Monday the 10th of September at the Amrita Kripa Charitable hospital. Over four hundred patients were seen in the two-day period. This camp’s specialty was general medicine. This is the twentieth visit the Tele-medicine unit has made to […]

Community Out Reach

A hospital of hope for wayanad’s vanavasis:

The Amrita Kripa Charitable Hospital for TribalKalpetta, Kerala Kalpetta, the capital of the Wayanad district in north Kerala, is reached by following steep roads that wind through densely forested mountains. The region has been inhabited for at least 12,000 years. The indigenous people who still inhabit this area are the Adivasis: meaning, the first inhabitants, […]