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Aster@30 Celebrations At Aster Medcity
Aster@30 Celebrations At Aster Medcity

The 30th anniversary of Aster DM Healthcare was celebrated at Aster Medcity on the 11th of December 2017. The function was attended by Mr. Latheef Kasim, Manager - Aster DM Healthcare, Mrs. Santy Sajan, Chief Operating Officer; Mr. Vinod Y R, Chief Business Development Officer; Dr. T R John, Chief of Medical Services and Dr. Aparna Ghosh, General Manager - Quality, Aster Medcity. Aster DM Healthcare, which started as single doctor clinic in Dubai in 1987, is now a fast-growing global healthcare brand with 323 world-class medical establishments across 9 countries.

Community initiative by Aster Medcity trains 1000 student cadets in Basic Life Support
Community initiative by Aster Medcity trains 1000 student cadets in Basic Life Support

Aster Medcity today successfully organized a unique community initiative by successfully training 1000 student cadets in Basic Life Support. The BLS training program to teach essential life saving skills was held at the IMA hall and organized by Aster Medcity jointly with the Aster Sick Kids Foundation (ASK) ,which strives to provide every child with an equal opportunities to avail world class healthcare irrespective of their social strata, IMA, Ernakulam and the Kochi City Police.

Aster PROBOT CME: Advanced Robotic Prostrate Cancer Management
Aster PROBOT CME: Advanced Robotic Prostrate Cancer Management

Aster Urology hosted a master class on robotic management of prostate gland cancer was held at Aster Medcity on 20 November 2017. Led by a highly acclaimed faculty panel, the CME featured in-depth talks on comprehensive management (diagnosis and treatment) of carcinoma of the prostate gland, along with a live, interactive workshop on prostate biopsy and RARP.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme At Aster Medcity
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme At Aster Medcity

Dr. Donald Farquar, one of the most respected Geriatric Physicians in the United Kingdom and International Head, Royal College of Physicians, inaugurated the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme at Aster Medcity on World COPD Day, 15th November.

Aster Medcity celebrates small superheroes at Born2Live event
Aster Medcity celebrates small superheroes at Born2Live event

Kochi: November 11, 2017: This weekend saw Aster Medicty hosting a unique get-together ‘Born2Live’ for children who had been admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for serious illnesses and those who are undergoing or have undergone special treatment in hospitals for critical diseases or health conditions.

Aster Medcity hosts Open Forum with the team of “Njandukalude Naattil Oridavela” for Breast Cancer Month
Aster Medcity hosts Open Forum with the team of “Njandukalude Naattil Oridavela” for Breast Cancer M

October 14, 2017, Kochi: Aster Medcity today hosted an Open Forum on Breast Cancer with the cast and crew of the film ‘Njandukalude Naattil Oridavela’ film. The forum was organised as part of the intiatives during Breast Cancer month, which is observed in October every year. Taking a cue from theme of the film, the theme of the forum was ‘Njandukalillatha Nattil - Fighting A Winning Battle Against Cancer’.

Aster Medcity Employees take pledge to donate organs
Aster Medcity Employees take pledge to donate organs

Kochi: Aster Medcity Employees took pledge to donate organs after death in connection with Physicians Assistant week celebrations. Mr Prasad VG ,Secretary of Indian Association of Physicians Assistant (Kerala Chapter) read out the pledge to 38 employees.

Aster Centre for Clinical Research Inaugurated
Aster Centre for Clinical Research Inaugurated

A dedicated facility for clinical research was inaugurated by Dr. Arun Warrier, Consultant Medical Oncologist at Aster Medcity on 27 Sept 2017 in the presence of,Dr. Harish Pillai, CEO – Aster Medcity & Cluster Head (Kerala) – Aster DM Healthcare; Mrs. Santy Sajan, COO; Dr. P C Alexander, Lead Senior Consultant Paediatrician & CMO and Ms. Asha Nair, Manager, Cytespace Research Site Solutions. Named Aster Centre for Clinical Research, this facility will offer highly advanced clinical research solutions in association with Cytespace Research Private Limited.

Heart Camp @ Aster Medcity on 29 Sep 2017
Heart  Camp @ Aster Medcity on 29 Sep 2017

The finale of the six-part Hridayasparsham campaign at Aster Medcity Kochi on World Heart Day. Approx. 600 patients underwent comprehensive heart check-up during this year’s camp

MARINE DRIVE, Kochi - 29 Sep 2017
MARINE DRIVE, Kochi -  29 Sep 2017

Heartfully Yours - Flash Mob and Lecture & demonstration led by Dr. Faeez Mohamed Ali, Cardiologist on “How to respond to a heart attack in public spaces” at Marine Drive on World Heart Day

Poovili 2017 at Sisters Of The Destitute Home, Ankamaly
Poovili 2017 at Sisters Of The Destitute Home, Ankamaly

Aster Medcity, in association with the Rotary Club, conducted a grand Onam celebration ‘Poovili 2017’ the 100+ members of the Sisters of Destitute Home in Ankamaly on World Elderly Day, 23rd September 2017, as a part of the Aster@30 Vlunteers initiative.

World Lung Day Camp Held At Aster Medcity
World Lung Day Camp Held At Aster Medcity

The Department of Pulmonology at Aster Medcity held a Lung Camp on World Lung Day at Aster Medcity on 25 September 2017. The camp offered free consultation, walking test and breathing exercise to the patients with respiratory problems.

Fifth Japanese CTO Angioplasty Workshop Held at Aster Medcity
Fifth Japanese CTO Angioplasty Workshop Held at Aster Medcity

Angioplasty has rapidly become the preferred mode of revascularization for a large spectrum of coronary blockages thanks to the high success rates, low chances of complications and effective results.

Hridayasparsham 2017
Hridayasparsham 2017

Hridayasparsham Heart Camp, a world heart day initiative by Aster Medcity and Malayala Manorama, was flagged off by renowned film artist Mr. Sharafudeen and playback singer Ms. Sithara on 21 September at Aster Medcity, in the presence of Dr. Harish Pillai, CEO – Aster Medcity & Cluster Head (Kerala) – Aster DM Healthcare; Mr. B Balagopal, General Manager – Marketing, Malayala Manorama; Mr. Anil Mathew, Senior Manager, Malayala Manorama; Mrs. Santy Sajan, COO, Aster Medcity and Dr. Anil Kumar R, Lead Senior Consultant, Centre of Excellence in Cardiac Sciences, Aster Medcity.

Renal Pathology Conclave 2017
Renal Pathology Conclave 2017

A conference of Nephrologists and Renal Pathologists “Renal Pathology Conclave 2017” was held on 10 September 2017 at Aster Medcity, in association with Nephrology Association of Kerala.

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