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

Disabilities: Definition, Types and Models of Disability

What is a Disability? A disability is defined as a condition or function judged to be significantly impaired relative to the usual standard of an individual or group. The term is used to refer to individual functioning, including physical impairment, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, intellectual impairment mental illness, and various types of Chronic Disease.Disability is conceptualized as being a multidimensional experience for the person involved. … Continue reading Disabilities: Definition, Types and Models of Disability

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

Is skin cancer deadly? Identify the symptoms early to minimize damage

Skin cancer is the most common among all the forms of cancers human beings sufffer. It causes number of deaths every year across the world. Skin cancer occurs due to the abnormal growth of skin cells. Normally, it develops around the areas that are exposed to light but sometimes abnormal cells can form in other places as well. When these abnormal cells multiply around any … Continue reading Is skin cancer deadly? Identify the symptoms early to minimize damage

Bronchiolitis: Types, causes and symptoms

An inflammatory respiratory condition – bronchiolitis – is caused due to infection in the small breathing passages inside the lungs, called bronchioles. When infected, these passages tend to swell or become clogged, and block the flow of oxygen, explain experts at AMRI Hospital, one of the best hospitals in Kolkata. Although, this medical condition is quite common in children, it can also be found in some … Continue reading Bronchiolitis: Types, causes and symptoms

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?