A 33-year-old male patient was brought to Amrita Hospital by his relatives with a gunshot injury on 30th October. He was accidentally shot by his 10-year-old student friend from a distance of 3-4 feet with an airgun which resulted from an injury over the left temporal region, 2 cm anterior to triages of the left ear causing profuse bleeding.
Telemedicine Society of India (TSI) has constituted Kerala Chapter. A meeting of all the TSI members from Kerala was held on December 16, 2019 at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi. This was chaired by Dr. Murthy Remilla, Secretary, Telemedicine Society of India.
The meeting unanimously nominated the following members to the Executive Committee, tasked to run the operations of TSI State Chapter :
President : Dr. Prem Nair, AIMS, Kochi
Vice President : Dr. Uma Nambiar, Genesis Hospital, Kannur
Secretary : Mr. Bijoy M.G.
Joint Secretary/Treasurer : Reshmi Aysha, KIMS Hospital, Trivandrum
Dr. Rajesh Pai, AIMS, Kochi
Babu Menon, AIMS, Kochi
Kevin Devasia, Rajagiri Hospital, Kochi
Dr. Mohan Nair, Dr. Nair’s Hospital, Kollam
Dr. Ramkumar Menon, Athreya Hospital, Thrissur
A ten-member delegation from Dubai Health Authority (DHA) headed by Hon’ble Mr. H. E. Humaid Alqutami, Director General of DHA; Dr. Younis Mohammed Amin Kazim, CEO and others visited Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences on December 01, 2019.
They were received by Dr. (Col) Vishal Marwaha, Principal, Amrita School of Medicine; Dr. Rajesh Pai, Medical Superintendent; Babu Menon, Head, Marketing; Dr. Baburao Narayanam, Senior Medical Administrator & others.
Purpose of the visit was to explore collaboration opportunities. The areas of interest included training medical professionals – doctors, nursing & technicians - and also availing training for their students under Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences.
They were also keen to explore possibilities to avail treatment in select specialties for their nationals.
During the hour-long discussions held at Maitri Mandir our consultants from various specialties gave presentations. The visit concluded with a tour of the Hospital.
On 11th November 2019, the Kerala State Renewable Energy Award in the Category of Research and Innovation was presented to AMRITA Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, by Kerala Chief Minister Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan on behalf of ANERT, the Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology, at a function held in Trivandrum. The award recognized the deployment of solar panels in the campus and the research being conducted using nanotechnology for batteries and solar cells. Dr. Shantikumar Nair, Dean Research, received the award on behalf of the campus.
The picture shows from Left, Mr. Amit Meena, Director ANERT, MLA Mr. V. K. Prasanth, Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister, and Mr. Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Co- Operation, Tourism and Devaswom.