ViswaSanthi, a non-profit organisation established by Shri Mohanlal in the name of his parents, have launched the Amrita-ViswaSanthi Health Care Project. The project in association with Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences will bear the entire expenses of the heart surgeries of children under the age of 18 years belonging to socio–economically backward sections. Read More
Mohammed Anwar, a 24-year-old, resident of Maldives who was referred to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi following serious breathing issues after a bike accident in Maldives can breathe easily now. Read More
Amrita Hospital, Kochi, received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s Best Environmental Practice Award 2019 in the hospital sector for its sustained efforts to control pollution and for initiatives in environmental protection. Amrita Hospital has been conferred this award for the fifth consecutive year.
Chief Minister, Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan presented the award in the function held at the Energy Management Centre, Thiruvananthapuram on June 05, 2019. The award was received by Dr. Jaggu, Additional General Manager and Sri. Rajappan, General Manager of Water Treatment and Biomedical Waste Management Department and Sri. R.R. Rajesh, Senior Research Officer of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.
The award has been instituted by the state government in different categories of organizations for best practices in pollution control, effective management to control air and water pollution, energy and water conservation, CSR activities and protection of environment. The award is given by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board on World Environment Day.
Amrita School of Medicine and Amrita School of Pharmacy, affiliated to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, have bagged the first position in Kerala in Medicine and Pharmacy section in the 2019 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). In the "Medical" section, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, was ranked fifth best medical college in the country and first in the state among the medical colleges. In the "Pharmacy" category, Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, came 15th in the country and first in the state among the pharmacy colleges. Read More
The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has created history in robotic surgery programme with the introduction of the latest da Vinci Xi surgical system. The department of gynaecological oncology adopted the programme in 2015 February and so far performed over 500 surgeries. Read More