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• NABH Certified !!

• International Seminar

Amala Ayurvedic Hospital is now NABH Accreditated. Amala Ayurvedic Hospital is now India's Fourth NABH accredited Hospital and First in Kerala in 50+ Bed category.

This can be verified from the NABH website.

• Govt. Certified Ayurveda Paramedical Courses started

Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre conducted an International Ayurveda Seminar on Osteoporosis - a systemic skeletal disease, on 20th August 2011, with around 600 delegates. The inaugural session was started at 9:30 AM with a prayer, followed by a welcome speech by Rev. Fr. Walter Thelapilly CMI. Rev. Fr. Dr. Paul Achandy CMI presided over the program, and Dr. Sivadas, Director, DAME delivered the Inaugural speech. Padmasree Dr. K. Rajagopal, Research Director, Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre was the keynote speaker and Dr. M. R. Chandran and Dr. Ramdas Kuttan offered felicitations. The inaugural session ended at 10:30 AM with a vote of thanks from Rev. Fr. Deljo Puthoor CMI. The Scientific Session commenced at 11:00 AM which included 6 paper presentations.
1. Ayurvedic perspective view on Osteoporosis - Dr. R. H. Singh, Professor, BHU, Varanasi
2. Allopathic view on Osteoporosis - Dr. Scott Chacko John, No.1 Spine Surgeon of South India
3. Homeopathic view on Osteoporosis - Dr. Mansoor Ali, a famous Homeopathic physician
4. Treatment modalities of Osteoporosis - Dr. L. Mahadevan, a well known physician from Kanyakumari
5. International treatment aspect on Osteoporosis - Dr. Marianne, International Resource physician from Norway with practical experience of over 16 years
6. Research paper presentation by Dr. M. Kesavan, Chief physician, Amala Ayurvedic Hopsital and Research Centre

Dr. Vasudevan Namboothiri, Former Director, DAME & Rtd. Principal, Trivandrum Ayurveda College and Dr. Ikbal, Associate Prof. of Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College, Ollur gave their remarks as moderators of presentations.
Padmasree Dr. K. Rajagopalan concluded the session at 3:35 PM followed by vote of thanks from Dr. Sr. Austin CSC, Consultant Physician, Amala Ayurvedic Hospital & Research Centre.

• Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam releases Souvenier of Amala Ayurvedic Hospital

Ayurveda Nursing, Ayurveda Pharmacy and Ayurveda Therapy courses, certified by the Directorate of Ayurveda Medical Education, Thiruvananthapuram (Government of Kerala), launched at Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre. The normal training programmes for foreigners will continue as usual. More details about the course is available here.

• Amala Ayurvedic Hospital is now 'Green Leaf Certified' by the Government of Kerala

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the honourable ex-President of India released Silver Jubilee Souvenir of Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre. The souvenir contains exclusive scientific sessions on Prevention of Life Style Diseases, extracted from the International Ayurveda Seminar held on August 4th, 2007 at Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre. A PDF version of the souvenir will be made available online soon.

• Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Center Certified ISO 9001:2008

Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre got "GREEN LEAF" accreditation by the Government of Kerala. As there are plenty of Ayurveda Massage Centres in Kerala that flout safety and health regulations, Govt. of Kerala has recently started classifying Ayurveda centres into Green Leaf and Olive Leaf based on quality standards prescribed by experts in Healthcare and Ayurveda. Green Leaf accreditation is given only to those Ayurvedic Centres that maintain the following conditions:

  • All treatments and therapies done only under the supervision of a qualified physician with a recognised degree in Ayurveda. Male patients should be massaged only by male masseurs and female patients should be massaged only by female masseurs, who should have sufficient training from ayurveda institutions recognised by the Government.
  • Medicines from an approved and reputed firm should only be used in treatments. The health programmes offered should be approved by the approval committee, and these should be clearly exhibited, along with the time taken for normal massage and other treatments.
  • All equipments, medical or otherwise, should confirm to the standards set forth by the Government. Medicated hot water should be provided for bathing and other purposes. All treatment rooms should have one massage table of specified size.
  • All treatment rooms should have attached bathrooms with proper sanitary fittings. Building should be located in an ambient, but accessible location. Rooms should have good quality furnishing. the building and its surroundings should be kept clean and hygienic.

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