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AIMS to Open Telemedicine centers in Seven Nepal Hospitals

Patients in Nepal will benefit immensely through this collaboration!

Our own Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center (AIMS Hospital) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kathmandu-based Association of Non-Government Hospitals (ANGHOS) to establish telemedicine centers linking seven ANGHOS-member hospitals in Nepal with Amrita’s medical experts in India.

The wide-ranging agreement, which also includes initiatives such as a training and exchange programs for doctors, students and nurses, heralds a new era of collaborative healthcare between the two countries.

The agreement was signed by Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director of AIMS Hospital, and Dr. Bharat Pradhan, the Chairperson of ANGHOS, Nepal. Leading nephrologist from Nepal, Dr. Rishi Kumar Kafle and Executive Member of ANGHOS Shyam Dhaubhadel, were also present for the occasion, as well as Amma’s representative Brahmachari Nijamrita Chaitanya.

The ANGHOS-member institutions that will benefit from the telemedicine service include PHECT (Public Health Concern Trust), Model Hospital and Kirtipur Hospital, the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, the Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association, the National Kidney Center, the Manmohan Memorial Community Hospital, the Siddhi Memorial Foundation Hospital, and the Nepal Orthopedic Hospital. Read More