World Breast Feeding Week 2019

World Breast Feeding Week 2019

The Nursing Services of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is celebrating “World Breast Feeding Week-2019” from 01/08/2019 – 07/08/2019. As a part of this, Aathmanubandhini Team is conducting several activities to engage health team members, parents & students to take initiative to spread the theme of World Breast Feeding Week-2019 - “EMPOWER PARENTS, ENABLE BREASTFEEDING” - Let us join together to empower mothers to breastfeed optimally.

Day 1- 01/08/2019, Thursday ‘Aathmanubandhini’ training session for mothers.
Day 2- 01/08/2019, Friday World Breast Feeding Week Awareness session for mothers in Pediatric ward, A-Block
Story writing competition for staff and students
Day 3- 03/08/2019, Saturday World Breast Feeding Week Awareness session for antenatal and postnatal mothers in Obstetric and gynaecology ward, B-Block
Speaker; Dr.C .Jayakumar, HOD. Paediatrics and BFIC champion
Poem writing competition for staff and students
Day 4- 04/08/2019, Sunday Holiday
Day 5- 05/08/2019, Monday Poster competition –evaluation
Parents feedback on Breast Feeding week message
Day 6- 06/08/2019, Tuesday Competitions for parents and caretakers
Feedback session and distributing Fruit sapling to all new parents.
Day7- 07/08/2019, Wednesday Closing ceremony of World breast feeding week between 10.00 am – 12.00 N.
Congratulating winners of competition


Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop

The Department of ENT, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, will organize a two day Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop from September 7 - 8, 2019.

Venue: Anatomy Hall, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

For more details and registration click here

Fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology (FGIL Path) at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Kochi

(Accreditation and Certification by Amrita University)


This is a 2 year Fellowship program aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of adult and paediatric gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary pathology and to competently handle issues that arise in routine and specialty/referral practice. The Fellowship will be awarded by Amrita University after successful completion of theory and practical exam at the end of the 24 month training program.

The objectives are summarised below:

  • To increase knowledge and experience in neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases that primarily or secondarily affect the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and liver in both adult and paediatric patients.
  • To strengthen diagnostic skills in gastrointestinal and liver pathology by interpreting histological findings in the light of clinical presentation and laboratory data and with the full awareness of the potential clinical impact of the diagnosis and differentials.
  • To independently evaluate intraoperative consultations.
  • To gain exposure in transplant pathology.
  • To understand the utility of ancillary techniques including molecular studies for diagnostic and theranostic purposes in the field of gastrointestinal and liver pathology.
  • To gain experience in FNA cytology of liver and pancreas.
  • To develop an appreciation of the multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment of patients with these diseases.
  • To enhance teaching abilities through interaction with pathology trainees, students and clinicians.
  • To gain experience in research techniques, write up research protocols and utilize these techniques to complete research projects.

Eligibility Criteria

Essential : Post graduate training in pathology (MD / DNB)
Desirable : Demonstration of interest in GI Pathology
Duration of Program : 24 months
Closing date of application : 15.08.2019

Course Starting in October 2019

To apply:

Please send the following to:,

Sub: FGIL Path

  1. Curriculum Vitae – include 2 referees, and list your publications in Vancouver citation style.
  2. Personal Statement to support your application (no more than 1000 words).

For further information:

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center,
AIMS-Ponekkara P.O., Kochi-41, Kerala, India.
Phone: +91 (484) 2801234, Ext: 8020, Dr. Roopa Paulose (Course Organizer)

National Conference on Promotion of School Mental Health Programme: Current Scenario and Future Directions

The Department of Clinical Psychology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi and Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (Kerala Region) is organizing a national Conference on “Promotion of School Mental Health Programme: Current Scenario & Future Directions” (CRE Accredited (RCI)) from July 12 - 14, 2019.

Theme : "Let’s come together to ensure that School Mental Health programme reaches every child; a promise for a better tomorrow”

Eligibility: Mental health professionals, Teachers, Counselors, Special educators, Rehabilitation professionals, Students in mental health area, Research scholars

CRE credits for first 100 participants (only for rehabilitation professionals registered with Rehabilitation Council of India with CRR number).

Venue: Amriteswari Hall, A Block, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi

For more details and registration click here


RUFCON 2019 - Being a Team Player in Robotic Urology Nurses’/Technicians’ Track



We are delighted to welcome you to a one-day workshop on “RUFCON-2019 - Being a Team Player in Robotic Urology Nurses’/ Technicians Track” which is going to happen along with the 3rd National Conference Of Robotic Urology Forum (RUF) at Cochin. This program is designed to enable the nurses & technicians to develop skill in handling equipments and assisting in the Robotic Urology surgeries as an active team member. It will be a golden opportunity for you to meet and interact with experts and colleagues in Robotic Uro-surgery and learn with Davinci Xi system.

Expected Participants: OT nurses/Technicians, OT supervisors, OT managers, Faculty

Awaiting KNMC credit hours. Please bring your KNMC Registration No(s)

Number of seats available: 60
Last Date of Registration: 30.03.2019
Date: 05.04.2019, Friday

Venue: Holiday Inn & Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

For further information please contact:
Staff Development Centre, Nursing Services
Mobile no: +91 79949 99810,
Tel. No: 0484 2852336