The Department of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care organised a Palliative Care Awareness Walkathon on 12th October 2019 as part of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day activities. The walkathon witnessed people from all walks of life in attendance, including several esteemed healthcare professionals. Following the walkathon, a short program was held at Dr TMA Pai Hospital, Udupi, to raise awareness about palliative care and its benefits among the general public.
“While I was in the wheelchair, I realised that you can’t take even simple things, like running, for granted.” Sakshi Maheshwari, a final year KMC student, battled against all odds after she met with a serious road accident. In an interview with The MIT Post, she talks about her love for marathon running and the power of positive thinking.
At the KMC Editorial Board’s Festival of Ideas, The MIT Post interviewed Nandini Varma and Shantanu Anand, the founders of the Airplane Poetry Movement.
An overwhelming amount of knowledge poured into a small KMC hall over two enthusiastic and refreshingly informative days at Dronaid’s Disruptive Healthcare Workshop. From studying logistic regression algorithms and applying to real-life revolutionary medical predictions of breast cancer or heart disease, the Deep Learning and AI workshop was the right advance in strengthening the bond between anatomy and technology, all in an inquisitive zeal to make healthcare one of humanity’s strongest assets in the coming future.
Dronaid aims to transform healthcare in India by using drones to provide medical care. As they marked the one-year anniversary of their project, they also launched activeAI, Manipal’s first open community for Articial Intelligence enthusiasts.
The 26th of January, 2015, saw KMC Greens decorated with twenty marching contingents, as part of the Republic Day celebrations conducted by the School of Communication. The event commenced at 9am with the Chief Guest, Dr. Ramnarayan, Vice Chancellor of Manipal University, hoisting the tricolor