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Kerala Health Department sounds warning against Nipah virus

The Nipah virus transmission that occurred in the state during May-June had claimed 21 lives,  including suspected cases.

published on : 30th November 2018

Thiruvananthapuram Medical college Multi-speciality block to be launched on Thursday

According to the Health Department, the multi-speciality block is part of its slew of initiatives in making the MCH a centre of excellence, and to provide quality treatment at affordable rates.

published on : 27th November 2018

As organ donors decline, Health Department ventures to dispel misconceptions

Kerala Network for Organ Sharing state nodal officer Dr Noble Gracious said that due to misconceptions among people, live donors were more in number than cadaver donors.

published on : 27th November 2018

Nipah article by Kerala Health Secretary: ‘There is no mix-up in the figures’

The BMJ and TJID published the articles in September and October, respectively.

published on : 25th November 2018

Kerala Health Secretary articles on Nipah put government in a spot

The government, however, maintained its figures were based on lab-confirmed reports and ruled out any mix-up.

published on : 25th November 2018

Emerging challenges in malaria eradication a cause for worry

It was in April the department announced its ‘Malaria Prevention Campaign’ with a deadline of 2020 for its eradication.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Kerala government plans to introduce family medicine to fight infectious diseases

The other major initiative on the anvil for bolstering the public health sector is the creation of State Public Health Cadre. 

published on : 22nd November 2018

Guntur district admin on alert to check spread of swine flu

As many as six persons are undergoing treatment for swine flu in Guntur, according to the district medical and health department.

published on : 18th November 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’.

published on : 13th November 2018

ACB begins probe into fund ‘misuse’ by Medical and Health department officials

The government’s decision to enter into a contract with the TBS created confusion as the responsibility of maintaining equipment was taken by the donors themselves. 

published on : 12th November 2018

Tamil Nadu health department to promote over 2,000 medical college assistant professors

The move is aimed at meeting the Medical Council of India norms for continuing medical courses in 23 medical colleges in the State.

published on : 5th November 2018

Dengue attacks kids more than adults: Tamil Nadu Health Department

On Friday alone, 61 children affected by dengue were undergoing treatment at Institute of Child Health, Egmore.

published on : 27th October 2018

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan cautions against trend of self-medication

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged the Health Department to take steps to reduce the use of antibiotics in the state.

published on : 26th October 2018

No proper hiring policy in Karnataka leaves health department staff in the lurch

Around 300 employees of the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) were also part of the protest on Thursday demanding equal pay for equal work.

published on : 26th October 2018

Karnataka: 28,000 health staff to go on strike today for equal pay

However, in Karnataka, all contractual workers in the health department in all the districts of the state have decided to strike for a day. 

published on : 25th October 2018
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