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

Kochi, June 21, 2017: 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

.Kochi : 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

Kochi, May 27, 2017: 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

Kochi: 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

Kochi: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

Kochi: April 19 , 2016: 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

April 5, 2017, Kochi: 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!

March 15, 2017: Kochi: 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’

Kochi : 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.

First-of-its-kind dual live-donor transplant surgery in the World gives 20-month old baby a second chance at life
First-of-its-kind dual live-donor transplant surgery in the World gives20-month old baby a second ch

Kochi: The transplant team at Aster Medcity, Kochi created history by performing a simultaneous live-donor liver and kidney transplant on baby Parvathy – a 20-month old toddler who weighs just 7 kilograms. She has become the smallest child in the world to have successfully undergone this highly complex procedure.

Sachin Tendulkar Launches Centre For Sports Medicine At Aster Medcity
Sachin Tendulkar Launches Centre For Sports Medicine At Aster Medcity

The Centre for Sports Medicine at Aster Medcity was launched by Legendary Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on the 2nd of February 2017. A dedicated facility for sports medicine and rehabilitation, this centre will offer specialised services for management and prevention of sports injuries, improvement of physical fitness and enhancement of performance levels in athletes as well as non-athletes of all ages.

Aster Medcity Champions Cancer Screening With Kerala Police and Swasthi Foundation
Aster Medcity Champions Cancer Screening With Kerala Police and Swasthi Foundation

Kochi : The Kerala Police and Swasthi Foundation in association with Aster Medcity, the leading quaternary care hospital in Kerala launched ‘Rakshaka Raksha’, a series of free Cancer and Lifestyle diseases screening camps for the state police force .The programme was Inaugurated by lighting of the lamp jointly by Sri. Loknath Behra IPS, DGP of Kerala and Ms. Mamta Mohandas,Brand Ambassador, Swasthi Foundation in the presence of many distinguished dignitaries and other invitees at a colourful function.

Aster Medcity Launches Aster@Home
Aster Medcity Launches Aster@Home

Aster Medcity along with Sukino launched Aster@Home, a service that dramatically enhance the quality of life of home-bound patients of all age groups and senior citizens in Kochi. Patients who are convalescing at home, patients who need extended rehabilitation after illness or surgery and patients who need life-long medical assistance benefit most from this initiative.

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