Blood Donation Camp (05 & 06 August, 2023)
“Rakta Dāna Maha Dāna”
Donation (Blood, organ, monetary) is considered very sacred in our culture. It is considered an act of devotion through donation of a part of one self & the act is held in high esteem.
One such event was a Blood Donation Camp held by Sri Nrisimha Dutta Sai Peethika Seva Trust of Mysore in association with Kamalshi Hospitals, Mysore.
As part of their Social Welfare Initiatives, the event had the blessings of the scion of the Trust, Sri Arjun Avadhootha Maharaj.
The Camp witnessed a fruitful turnout of donors over the weekend. More than 50 voluntary donors participated in the Camp.
World Breast Feeding Week 2023
World Breast Feeding Week 2023 was celebrated in Kamakshi Hospitals, Mysore in association with Indian Association of Paedaitricians, Mysore City & Rotary Ivory City, Mysore on 04- 08- 2023.
An eye opening presentation on the ‘Relevance of Breast Feeding’ by Dr. Nandish (Secretary, IAP, Mysore City) was a feather to the celebrations.
‘Breast milk is an ideal nutrition provider for infants. ObGyn & Paediatricians the world recommend breastfeeding exclusively for up to 6 months.
WHO & UNICEF recommend introducing breast milk to your baby within the ‘Golden Hour’ i.e. within the first hour of birth.
– Breast milk is the perfect nutrition provider for your baby’s overall growth & development. It has the right amounts of proteins, carbohydrates & fats, vitamins & minerals, and is easy to digest.It helps your baby’s immune system enabling the infant to fight off infections, sickness & diseases.
– Nursing your infant increases the emotional bonding between the Mother & the baby.
– Breastfeeding also protects Mother’s from many diseases such as heart diseases, Breast & Ovarian cancer, etc
DNB - NBE Accreditation
A health check-up camp was conducted today in the JP Nagar Sports Club by Kamakshi Hospital, JP Nagar in association with JP Nagar Sports Club & Sneha Nidhi Patthina Sahakara Sangha. Dr. T. Madhusudhan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon examined about 150 patients.
5k Vidyarthi Run sucessfully completed
On the occasion of Children’s Day on 14/11/2022, Kamakshi Hospitals, Mysore spent a precious dusk with children of Ajitha Nele Trust, an orphanage in Mysore.
An account of "World Radiology Day" Today's newspaper contains an article by Dr. Chethan H (Consultant Radiologist, Kamakshi Hospitals)
" BLOOD DONATION CAMP"
Mysore obstetrics and gynecological society (MOGS) in association with Kamakshi Hospitals , Mysore, organized ” BLOOD DONATION CAMP” on the 12th of June , Sunday, to celebrate “WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY”. Mrs. Dr. Arpita Simha was the chief Guest. Inaugurating the camp Mrs. Arpita Simha stressed the need for voluntary blood donation which helps save lives especially pregnant mothers. Dr. Javeed Nayeem , President of MAHAN, the guest of honour, requested public to getaway from the myths of donating blood and come forward to voluntarily donate blood. Dr. Upendra Shenoy, Chief Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Superintendent of Manipal Hospitals, Mysore also spoke about need for urgent requirement of blood in heart surgeries to save life. Mr. Mahesh Shenoy, Managing Trustee, Kamakshi Hospitals presided over the function and urged public to donate blood to save lives. Dr. Roopa Prakash, President of the Association spoke about the details of maternal mortality, bleeding during delivery as an important cause of death and need for urgent blood transfusions to save the mother. She also mentioned that it’s the responsibility of the entire society to save woman and no woman should die due to unavailability of blood. Dr. K.R. Kamath, Administrator of Kamakshi Hospitals, Dr. Umesh Kamath, Superintendent of Kamakshi Hospitals, Dr. C. G. Narasimhan, Senior Surgeon, Dr. C. D. S. Murthy, Senior Physician and Dr. Pushpalatha, Secretary of MOGS were present.
Dr. Pushpalatha welcomed the gathering & Dr. Swetha Padaki, Treasurer of MOGS proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was compered by Mrs. Shruti Asoka, Kamakshi Hospitals.
Around 50 donors voluntarily donated blood on this occasion.
'World Breast Feeding Awareness Week'
‘World Breast Feeding Awareness Week’ every year is celebrated in the month of August from 1st – 7th. The occasion is celebrated to create awareness about the importance of breast feeding and its benefits to both the Mother & the baby
As part of this, a Breast Feeding Awareness Programme was held at Kamakshi Hospital, Kuvempunagar, Mysore on 2/8/2022 in association with the Mysore Obstetric & Gynaecology Society (MOGS) and Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Dr Ravish, the Regional Director of UNICEF, Mysore District was the Guest of Honour. Also present were Dr. M. Mahesh Shenoy, Managing Trustee of Kamakshi Hospitals, Dr. K. R. Kamath, Administrator of Kamakshi Hospitals, Dr Roopa Prakash, President MOGS, Dr. Pushpalatha, Secretary of MOGS, Dr. Pradeep , President IAP & Dr Kushal, Secretary IAP. Senior Consultants of OBG, Paediatrics, & other departments were present
Dr. U. G Shenoy, Chief Consultant of Paediatrics Department , Kamakshi Hospital spoke regarding the importance, benefits, need for education and support and obstacles of breast feeding and advised to exclusively breast feed babies till 6 months.
Staff Nurses of Kamakshi Hospital presented posters on “Breast Feeding Awareness ” to create awareness among Antenatal & Postnatal mothers about breast feeding. Prize distribution for the first 4 best posters were given by Dr. Mahesh Shenoy
A Breast Feeding Promotion Oath was taken by all present. The programme was attended in large numbers by Antenatal & Postnatal Mothers.
Attendants of patients from other departments also attended with lots of enthusiasm.
"A Remarkable Total HIP Replacement Surgery"
carried out by Kamakshi Hospital
Kamakshi Hospital performs total
knee replacement surgery
Dr. Madhusudhan T, Dr. Vasuki & V.R team has successfully conducted 1st total knee replacement at Kamakshi multispeciality Hospital, JP Nagar, Mysore on 18/02/2021.
A 70-year-old lady hailing from Kollegal who was suffering from Bilateral Osteoarthritis Knee with difficulty to walk and carry out her daily living activities underwent total knee replacement, following which he was made to stand and walk with the support of a walker within 24hours and discharged within a week.
The newly established Kamakshi Multispeciality Hospital at JP Nagar, Mysore is well-established health care with well equipped laminar OT, 24X7 Accident/Trauma Care, 24 hours ICU facility, well-qualified doctors, and all advanced treatment facilities available in any other major cities of India, bringing in affordable health care facilities to the people in and around Mysore city.