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Kerala health department yet to ink pact with central government

It is learnt the department is waiting for the report of a six-member committee, which is working out the procedures and cost to be covered under AB-NHPM.

published on : 19th September 2018

Three more die of leptospirosis in Kerala

Even as the Health Department says the leptospirosis outbreak is well under control, more deaths were being reported from various parts of the state.

published on : 12th September 2018

Chief Minister Naidu tells Health Department to get its act together

He instructed the Directorate of Medical Education to take up works to improve facilities at teaching hospitals at the earliest

published on : 7th September 2018

Kerala on high alert

The chances of an epidemic were foreseen and while people were in various camps, the Health Department had actively distributed prophylaxis for leptospirosis.

published on : 5th September 2018

Governmen to revive comprehensive accident insurance scheme

When asked about this, KMSCL general manager S R Dileepkumar said it was only a week ago the agency had received such a direction from the government.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Leptospirosis and related mortality rates on the rise after floods

With leptospirosis cases and related mortality rates showing a spike in the state, the Health Department has found themselves in a catch-22 situation.

published on : 3rd September 2018

IVF will be offered at Gandhi Hospital, Petlaburj, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital

Each cycle of IVF costs anywhere between Rs one lakh to Two lakhs and often people undergo multiple cycles as success rate is varies between 35 to 40 per-cent, infertility treatment specialists said.

published on : 30th August 2018

Testing time for APMSIDC engineers with invalid degree

The engineers in APMSIDC are responsible for certifying fitness of hospital buildings and overseeing construction of new hospital buildings in the State.

published on : 28th August 2018

Health Department alert against non-communicable diseases

The department, in an advisory, has asked the health workers and officers who were in charge of the relief camps to keep an eye on NCDs like blood pressure (BP), diabetics, cardiovascular diseases.

published on : 28th August 2018

Kerala floods: Focus shifts to epidemic control now, cleaning kit distribution priority 

Health department officials said post-floods their focus has shifted to ensuring medical attention for the injured and the people living in shelter camps.

published on : 23rd August 2018

TN Health department signs Statement of Intent with Health ministry of Victorian Government in Australia

The Tamil Nadu State Health and Family Welfare Department signed a Statement of Intent (SOI)  with the Health ministry of Victorian Government, Australia, at an event in Melbourne on Wednesday.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Kerala to unveil antimicrobial resistance action plan soon 

Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of microorganisms to stop an antimicrobial from working against it.

published on : 7th August 2018

Unique cases of filariasis puzzles doctors

The people of Kalwala village in Kesamudram village in the district are facing such a fear in the form of a unique form of filariasis.

published on : 2nd August 2018

Multi super-specialty hospital may get 4 more new departments

There is a proposal to start four new departments - Andrology, Gastroenterology, Diabetology and Pulmonology in the hospital.

published on : 1st August 2018

Dengue cases on the rise

Deadly dengue seems to have returned with a vengeance this year as the State has recorded more than thrice the number of positive cases of the last year.

published on : 30th July 2018
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