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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.

Celebration of Life at Aster Medcity
Celebration of Life at Aster Medcity

Kochi: A unique get-together at Aster Medcity had children who had undergone a liver transplant in the last one year at Aster hospitals celebrating Christmas and the New Year along with their parents and hospital staff. The get-together was held at Aster Medcity on December 23, 2016 on the eve of Christmas and the New Year. This unique initiative was conceived and put together through the joint efforts of the Aster hospitals including Aster Medcity, Kochi and Aster CMI, Bengaluru supported by Mr. Pratik Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Power.

Aster Center of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology inaugurated at Aster Medcity
Aster Center of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology inaugurated at Aster Medcity

Kochi : The Hon’ble Governor of Kerala, Shri. Justice (Retd) P.Sathasivam today inaugurated the Aster Center of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology at a function held at Aster Medcity. The Aster CoE in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology is among the first advanced truly sub-speciality based orthopaedic practice in Kerala with qualified trained consultants looking after each sub-speciality, and will offer specialized services for comprehensive management of musculoskeletal disorders in adults and children.

Core Medical Training from the UK now at Aster Medcity
Core Medical Training from the UK now at Aster Medcity

Kochi: Aster Medcity has entered into a unique new partnership with the London, Edinburgh and Glasgow Colleges of Physicians, UK for offering Core Medical Training (CMT) in India. The partnership will enable training to be delivered to MBBS doctors to the same standard as in the UK, and participants in the program will undergo the same assessments and take the MRCP (UK) examinations. Aster Medcity will be only the second institution in the world after Iceland to deliver CMT outside the UK.

Aster Medcity inks momentous MOU with iconic American institution
Aster Medcity inks momentous MOU with iconic American institution

In an important step that will allow Indian doctors access to the best of global healthcare knowledge and expertise, Aster Medcity today inked a momentous MOU with the Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), an iconic American institution with a rich tradition dating back to 1824. The MOU embraces a range of collaborative processes opening up tremendous opportunity to equip healthcare professionals through learning, research and imbibing best global practices for the benefit of the patients.

Aster Medcity To Provide Medical Support During ISL Matches At Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Aster Medcity To Provide Medical Support During ISL Matches  At Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Aster Medcity, Kochi, has associated with Team Kerala Blasters as its official health and wellness partner during the Indian Soccer League, for the third consecutive time.

Heart to Heart Cardiac Camp Is On At Aster Medcity
Heart to Heart Cardiac Camp Is On At Aster Medcity

Heart to Heart Cadiac Camp, a world heart day initiative by Aster Medcity & Malayala Manorama aimed at promoting preventive heart care, was inaugurated by Mrs. Soumini Jain, Honourable Mayor of Kochi at Aster Medcity on Saturday.

Aster Medcity initiative to free Periyar from plastic inaugurated
Aster Medcity initiative to free Periyar from plastic inaugurated

Kochi : An Aster Medcity initiative to remove floating plastic debris in the Periyar river was inaugurated by Rajya Sabha MP and Cine Actor Shri Suresh Gopi today. The drive is conducted in association with the Kochi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd., and supported by Ben’s Aquatic Sports & Nature Club and Pelican Foundation.

Unique Kids Integrated Neuro Developmental Center – Aster KIND inaugurated at Aster Medcity
Unique Kids Integrated Neuro Developmental Center – Aster KIND inaugurated at Aster Medcity

Kochi: A unique Kids Integrated Neuro Developmental Center – Aster KIND inaugurated at Aster Medcity on 21 August 2016. The Aster KIND center provided comprehensive and holistic integrated care to children with neuro-developmental, neurological, behavioral, emotional and genetic problems including developmental delays, ADHD and autism learning disorders.

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