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Aster Medcity Celebrates World Breast feeding Week
Aster Medcity Celebrates World Breast feeding Week

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best milk for babies. The Centre of Excellence in Child & Adolescent Health at Aster Medcity hosted a 3-day event for creating awareness on the incredible health benefits of breast milk and breastfeeding, which included talks, quiz and poster competitions.

Aster@SmartCity: Now Open
Aster@SmartCity: Now Open

Aster@Smartcity, Aster Medcity’s medical facility in Kakkanad, Kochi was officially launched by Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman, Aster DM Healthcare in the presence of Dr. Harish Pillai, CEO – Aster Medcity & Cluster Head (Kerala) - Aster DM Healthcare.

Aster announces more Healthcare Projects in Kerala
Aster announces more Healthcare Projects in Kerala

Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare today addressed the media and announced that the Group is launching 2 hospital projects in Kerala located in Kannur and Trivandrum and also evaluating a proposal to set up a Children’s Hospital in Kochi . This will add another 1099 beds. Aster already has 2,480 beds in their four hospitals in Kerala with 4764 employees and is thus one among the largest private sector healthcare player in the state.

Aster Centre For Fertility Inaugurated
Aster Centre For Fertility Inaugurated

The Centre For Fertility at Aster Medcity was officially inaugurated on Thursday, the 3rd of August 2017 at 10:00AM by The Indian Ambassador to United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Mr & Mrs. Navdeep Singh Suri, Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman, Aster DM Healthcare; Dr. Harish Pillai, CEO - Aster Medcity & Cluster Head (Kerala).

Pediatric and Neonatal Echocardiography Workshop organized at Aster Medcity
Pediatric and Neonatal Echocardiography Workshop organized at Aster Medcity    Aster Child Heart App

Over sixty pediatricians and neonatologists from across the state attended a Pediatric and Neonatal Echocardiography workshop organised in collaboration with Paediatricians with Cardiology Expertise Special Interest Group by Aster Medcity at its at the Knowledge Hub, Aster Medcity.

Aster Medcity observes No Tobacco Day by celebrating Cancer Survivor victories! Speaker’s emphasis the importance of prevention
Aster Medcity observes No Tobacco Day by celebrating Cancer Survivor victories! Speaker’s emphasis

World No Tobacco Day was today observed at Aster Medcity by celebrating the victories of cancer survivors over tobacco. The Aster Centre of Excellence in Oncology in association with Canserve & Dr Moopen’s Foundation, hosted a 3-hour interactive session ‘Cancer Survivors’ Benefit – World No Tobacco Day’ to create awareness on the dangers of tobacco, tobacco-related cancers and ways to quit tobacco. Many cancer survivors shared stories of their fight against the dreaded disease

Aster Emergency Available for Emergency Care Support
Aster Emergency Available for Emergency Care Support

Unveiling a novel and unique concept, The “Aster Emergency App” was launched on May 25, 2017 at Hotel ITC Maurya, New Delhi today by Padma Shree Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman & Managing Director of Aster MD Healthcare. Envisioning a leap in Emergency Care by combining health and technology, the Aster Emergency App provides a real-time interface between the patient in emergency and a GPS-enabled Aster ‘Responder’.

Conference on Aster Medcity throws light on contemporary management of Head and Neck Tumors
Conference on Aster Medcity throws light on contemporary management of Head and Neck Tumors

A one day conference on the contemporary management of Head and Neck tumors was held at Aster Medcity today. The timing of the conference was relevant with increasing incidence of cancer of the head and neck, which is now the most common cancer in adult men and the third most common cancer among adult women in India. The one-day conference focused on the various aspects of current methods and modern management of Head and Neck tumors with in-depth scientific talks by eminent experts.

Aster Medcity organizes G2G - a unique scientific interface between Gastroenterologists and Gynaecologists
Aster Medcity organizes G2G  - a unique scientific interface between Gastroenterologists and Gynaeco

Gastroenterologists and Gynaecologists from Kochi and other parts of Kerala converged at the G2G Interface Conclave that was held over the weekend at Holiday Inn, Kochi. The Conclave was organised by Aster Medcity, the leading quaternary care super-speciality medical centre in Kerala, to bring together gastroenterologists and gynecologists on a single platform.

Neonatology workshop at Aster Medcity
Neonatology workshop at Aster Medcity

The Department of Neoantology ,Aster Medcity, held a Neonatology workshop on the latest aspects of Neonatal resuscitation. The course was conducted by faculties drawn from national and local level.55 paediatric doctors and nursing staff from hospitals in and around Cochin participated.The successful candidates were also presented with certificates.

Aster Medcity to mark World Liver Day with launch of Transplant Support Group
Aster Medcity to mark World Liver Day with launch of Transplant Support Group

Aster Medcity launched Transplant Support Group on World Liver Day , April 19th. Transplant Support Group inaugurated by Mr Lalji K, Asst. Commissioner Of Police, Law & Order in the presence of Ms Rajisha Vijayan, Cine Actress, Mrs Santy Sajan, Chief Operating Officer, Aster Medcity, Dr V N Unni, Senior Consultant, Nephrologist, Aster Medcity, Dr Mathew Jacob, Consultant Multi Organ Transplant Surgeon, Aster Medcity.

Aster Medcity hosts PULSECON 2017 - CME workshop on Minimally Invasive Therapy for Enlarged Prostate
Aster Medcity hosts PULSECON 2017 - CME workshop on Minimally Invasive Therapy for Enlarged Prostate

Aster Medcity organised PULSECON 2017, a CME workshop on Minimally Invasive Therapy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), commonly known as enlarged prostate, over the weekend. The workshop conducted by specialists from Aster Urology updated and familiarised the attending Urologists on the latest developments in the field for minimally invasive management of BPH. The day long workshop was held at the Knowledge Hub in Aster Medcity.

When Sleeping Beauty is not just a fairy tale!
When Sleeping Beauty is not just a fairy tale!

Everyone has read the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, about a princess who falls into a deep sleep for hundreds of years. Doctors at Aster Medcity in Kochi found a real life ‘Sleeping Beauty’ when a 4 year old girl was diagnosed with an ultra rare sleeping disorder known as Kleine-Levin syndrome.

Aster Medcity conducts Paediatric Orthopaedic CME on ‘The Paediatric Foot’
Aster Medcity conducts Paediatric Orthopaedic CME on ‘The Paediatric Foot’

Aster Medcity, the advanced quaternary care healthcare facility recently hosted a specialized CME (Continuing Medical Education) session on ‘The Paediatric Foot’. The CME, which featured in-depth discussions on common foot conditions in children was organised by the Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology. The full day CME which included a workshop took place at the Knowledge Hub in Aster Medcity with 75 medical professionals attending to update their knowledge about developments in the field of Paediatric Orthopaedics.

International Childhood Cancer Day At Aster Medcity
International Childhood Cancer Day At Aster Medcity

Aster Medcity commemorated the International Childhood Cancer Day on 15 February 2017,with awareness talks, cultural programmes and a painting competition for children. The event was inaugurated by Shri. Hibi Eden, MLA, in the presence of Shri. Vinay Fort, Cine Artist; Ms. Amritha Suresh, Playback Singer; Dr. George, President, Indian Academic Peadiatric - Cochin Chapter; Dr, Santy Sajan, COO, Aster Medcity and Dr. Reghu K S, Paediatric Oncologist, Aster Medcity.

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