Dileep V Kumar

Sabarimala: Open defecation a cause of concern

According to the department, the practice of open defecation will not only lead to bacteriological contamination of drinking water but also the outbreak of infectious diseases.

17 Nov 2018

Making climate favourable at the local level

In a bid to blow away the perennial issues of greenhouse gas emissions, the state is set to go down to lower-rungs of power to address climate change effectively.

17 Nov 2018

State to mix Centre scheme with own health cover plan

It was in June the state expedited the commissioning of a brand new ‘Karunya Arogya Suraksha Padhathi’. 

16 Nov 2018

Municipal offices to open centres to rebuild damaged houses

Facilitating reconstruction of houses damaged during the devastating floods, a new centre will come into being at the block and municipal offices in the state.

16 Nov 2018

Health Department to launch massive health campaign

With the state witnessing a spurt in diabetic cases, the Health Department is weighing the idea of a change in approach in tackling the ‘silent killer’.

13 Nov 2018

Kerala mulls global collaborative study on Nipah outbreak

The state is gearing up for a comprehensive study into the reasons behind the Nipah outbreak that struck Kozhikode and Malappuram districts in May.

12 Nov 2018

Report submission may take time

Meanwhile, Krishnadas had then stated no deadline has been set by the government and hence the committee is not in a hurry to submit the report.

10 Nov 2018

Coastal Wardens, Sea Rescue Squad recruitment norms get Kerala government nod

It is learnt while SRS will come up in 60 coastal villages in the first phase, the recruitment of CW will begin for 14 Coastal Police Stations across nine districts.

09 Nov 2018

Doctors hail MCI’s attitude-building programme for medical fraternity

Called AETCOM, which stands for Attitude, Ethics and Communication, the programme is to be included for MBBS students from the 2019-20 academic year.

07 Nov 2018

Committee for senior citizens on the anvil

It was a petition filed by Mattathur panchayat Old Age Club secretary T D Sreedharan to the Assembly Committee on Welfare of Senior Citizens which prompted the LSGD to issue the directive.

07 Nov 2018

Fight against waste: Government to rope in school students

The state government has decided to include school students in its fight against the waste menace.

05 Nov 2018

National Heart Failure Registry likely next month

It was last month that SCTIMST was selected as a Centre for Advanced Research and Excellence in HF by the Indian Council for Medical Research.

03 Nov 2018

Short-duration match leaves Kudumbashree and Prisons Department disappointed

According to him, the food items that were not sold at the stadium were then shifted to the ‘Food for Freedom’ cafeteria run by the Kerala Prisons at Poojapura.

02 Nov 2018

WHO likely to set up dengue collaborative centre in Kerala

The World Health Organization (WHO) might soon set up a collaborative centre (CC) in dengue in the state.

02 Nov 2018

State to extend dengue study to more districts, phase II well under way

The epidemiological study on dengue fever will now be extended to Kozhikode and Ernakulam districts.

02 Nov 2018