Amala Institute of Medical Sciences
|Amala Institute of Medical Sciences|
|Location||Thrissur, Kerala, India|
Amala Institute of Medical Sciences is a private medical college near Amalanagar, in Thrissur city, of Kerala state. It is a Christian minority institution established and administered by the Devamatha Province of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), an indigenous religious congregation founded in 1831. At present Amala is home to a Medical College, College of Nursing, Nursing School, Super Speciality Hospital, Teaching Hospital, Cancer Hospital, Cancer Research Centre, Ayurvedic Hospital & Research Centre, a Homeopathic Hospital and Research centre, a Pharmacy Production Unit and Bethanygram (A home for the aged).
Amala was established in 1978 as a nonprofit, charitable institution aimed at treatment and management of Cancer in Thrissur. The institution was formally inaugurated on April 25, 1978 by the then President of India, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy. The hospital complex was situated on the slopes of the Vilangan Hills, spreading over a 40-acre (160,000 m2) campus.
The hospital includes the following departments
- Community Medicine
- General Medicine
- General Surgery
- Obstetrics & Gyanaecology
- Maxillofacial Surgery
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Nuclear Medicine
- Forensic Medicine
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