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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.
Even as the Health Department says the leptospirosis outbreak is well under control, more deaths were being reported from various parts of the state.
He instructed the Directorate of Medical Education to take up works to improve facilities at teaching hospitals at the earliest
The chances of an epidemic were foreseen and while people were in various camps, the Health Department had actively distributed prophylaxis for leptospirosis.
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.
With leptospirosis cases and related mortality rates showing a spike in the state, the Health Department has found themselves in a catch-22 situation.
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.
The engineers in APMSIDC are responsible for certifying fitness of hospital buildings and overseeing construction of new hospital buildings in the State.
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.
Health department officials said post-floods their focus has shifted to ensuring medical attention for the injured and the people living in shelter camps.
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.
Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of microorganisms to stop an antimicrobial from working against it.
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.
There is a proposal to start four new departments - Andrology, Gastroenterology, Diabetology and Pulmonology in the hospital.
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.