First batch of doctors from Wayanad Medical College enter medical service

Kochi: Governor Justice (Retd.) P Sathasivam, the Chancellor of KUHAS will award MBBS degrees to the first batch students of the DM Wayanad Institute of Medical Sciences (DM WIMS), on Saturday, 6th April, in a grand ceremony at Naseera Nagar.

Prof MKC Nair, Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Health Sciences, will be the chief guest of the function. DM WIMS has received permanent recognition of the Medical Council of India and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. This was announced by Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman, Aster DM Healthcare and DM Education and Research Foundation, at Kochi today.

Started in 2013, DM WIMS Medical College could script great success in a short span of time, with the first batch of students securing 96 percent pass in the final year MBBS examination conducted by the Kerala University of Health Sciences in 2018 with 33 first classes. The top-performing students of the batch, who excelled in the examination, will be presented with gold medals on the occasion.

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Apart from the Medical College, DM WIMS has also started Nursing & Pharmacy Colleges. As Wayanad has a large number of Tribal and BPL population, by implementing many government schemes, through the Medical College Hospital, the Trust was providing high-quality healthcare services, free of cost to many people in the district.

The institute also has successfully implemented various social welfare projects, including Kudumbashree – WIMS Arogya Shyaktheekarana Scheme (KWAS), health protection scheme with Muppainad Grama Panchayat and free delivery treatment for tribal women, medical camps, BLS training, etc. In recognition of its social welfare projects, the institute was honored by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Association of
Health Providers of India (AHPI) at the national level.

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