Achievements and endowments of AMRI Hospitals in 2018

AMRI Hospitals, one of the fastest growing chains of private hospitals in Eastern India, is a name to reckon with when talking about endowments and accomplishments in India’s medical sector. Retaining its position among ‘Best Private Hospital’ in Kolkata, AMRI took it up by a notch by clinching the second rank as the ‘Best Hospital’ in Eastern region, besides also ranking 2nd in the ‘Best … Continue reading Achievements and endowments of AMRI Hospitals in 2018

World Disability Day: Community will remain on margins of society until rights are ensured, discrimination isn’t stopped

As someone who has worked in the area of mainstreaming disability in policies and programmes for a decade now, people often approach me asking for information, advice, and mostly just to be heard. A young blind student at a leading college in Delhi recently shared how a corporate known for its “diversity and inclusion” work told her that they only hire deaf persons and persons … Continue reading World Disability Day: Community will remain on margins of society until rights are ensured, discrimination isn’t stopped

AMRI Hospital organizes social media campaigns on World AIDS Day

KOLKATA: HIV infection and AIDS happen to be one of the major public health challenges. With an increasing number of patients every year, AMRI Hospitals based in Dhakuria, Mukundapur, Saltlake, Southern Avenue and Bhubaneswar organized a number of social media campaigns to spread awareness about the disease. The campaigns were aimed at educating people about the importance of early screening, diagnosis and treatment. They were … Continue reading AMRI Hospital organizes social media campaigns on World AIDS Day

Suffering From Skin Disease? Here Is All You Need To Know About The Problem

Skin is the largest organ of our body. But, more often than not, we ignore the symptoms of skin problems and diseases. It is important to take care of the skin, as it protects us from bacteria and viruses, and regulates the body temperature. There are many skin-related problems that may require a prolonged treatment and significant changes in lifestyle, suggest doctors at AMRI Hospital, … Continue reading Suffering From Skin Disease? Here Is All You Need To Know About The Problem

Kolkata’s air quality index worse than Delhi: How did it become the most polluted city in India?

In the past 72 hours, Kolkata surpassed Delhi in becoming the most polluted metropolitan city in India. fter Diwali, Delhi’s air quality got worse as the air quality index (AQI) dipped from ‘very poor’ to ‘severe.’ But it turns out, Delhi is not the most polluted city after all. In the past 72 hours, Kolkata surpassed Delhi in becoming the most polluted metropolitan city. What is the … Continue reading Kolkata’s air quality index worse than Delhi: How did it become the most polluted city in India?

Cancer rate doubles in India: Facts, stats, cure and treatment of the most deadly disease in the world

Cancer burden in India has more than doubled over the last 26 years. The highest increase among all therapy areas, with breast cancer being the most common among Indian women, according to a recent report. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data, India had 14 lakh cancer patients in 2016 and this number is expected to increase. The government has laid down four priority cancers — breast … Continue reading Cancer rate doubles in India: Facts, stats, cure and treatment of the most deadly disease in the world

Doctors blame rise in lung cancer fatalities on late diagnos .

The incidence of lung cancer, which today accounts for a higher number of fatalities than colorectal, prostrate and breast cancers, is on the rise in Bengaluru, oncologists and onco-surgeons said, citing Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data. Speaking at an event organized in the city on Friday as part of the ongoing lung cancer awareness month, doctors pointed out how late diagnosis continues to … Continue reading Doctors blame rise in lung cancer fatalities on late diagnos .