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Kamineni Hospitals launches “Department of Allergy and Immunology” in King Koti, Hyd.
Posted on June 6, 2022
Hyderabad : Kamineni Hospitals, an outstanding healthcare provider in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, today launched a new department – The Department of Allergy and Immunology in King Koti, Hyderabad. The launch coincides with International Allergy Week. The event was led by Dr. Vyakarnam Nageshwar, Consultant Allergist, Immunologist and Sleep Disorders Specialist and Head of Department of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Sri Aditya, COO, Kamineni Hospitals, King Koti, graced the occasion.
Allergy is estimated to be one of the top 3 deadly non-communicable diseases in India. It is estimated that 30 Crore Indians suffer from different types of allergies. People are affected by this medical condition in various stages in the country. Generally, allergies are triggered by certain objects like pollen or certain foods like chocolate. While antihistamines play an important role in controlling allergies, the friendliest approach is to locate triggers and avoid them.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Gayatri Kamineni, COO, Kamineni Hospitals, said, “There is a growing need for more clinical allergology/immunology specialists, as well as local and regional diagnostic and treatment centers to facilitate rapid referral of patients with complex allergic diseases. Our goal is to ensure the universal availability of affordable and cost-effective medical facilities for patients. Currently, millions of people do not have access to allergist care. Also, epinephrine auto-injectors, some drugs for the treatment of severe asthma, allergen-specific immunotherapy, and some drugs to treat adverse reactions to biological and chemotherapeutic agents in desensitization centers are not available in many parts of the country.
On the occasion of the launch of the new departmentsaid Dr. Vyamkarnam Nageshwar, director of the Department of Allergy and Immunology, “Nowadays, every second person in India suffers from some kind of allergy. After the COVID-19 pandemic, the incidence of allergies has increased. Seasonal allergies also affect a large number of individuals. main objective of launching this department is to provide the best treatment with suitable facilities to our patients.
Kamineni Hospitals strives to raise the level of awareness of allergic diseases and related disorders, and strives to provide training and resources for the diagnosis, management and prevention of allergies and related diseases, including prevalence is increasing worldwide. more, added Dr. Vyakarnam Nageshwar.
On the occasion of the launch of the new department, Kamineni Hospitals announced a special package for allergy screening. The program begins on June 6 and will continue until June 13.