Dileep V Kumar

Medical Colleges in Kerala to offer more palliative care courses in 5 years

Minimum two govt med colleges to have MD, MSc Nursing in palliative medicine

21 Dec 2019

After 2D, now 3D screening device for breast cancer

Earlier, Seema along with her colleagues had developed a device that could generate two-dimensional images of the breast.

17 Dec 2019

Fire & Rescue personnel demand fixed dining facility at Sabarimala

At the same time, KFSA general secretary Ajith Kumar said that the decision allowing Fire Force personnel to use the police mess will help raise the morale of the force.

15 Dec 2019

‘Reassign textbook paper supply to Stationery Dept’

A makeover is on the cards for the stationery department which deals with supplying stationery materials to government offices.

10 Dec 2019

Poor fiscal condition doesn’t deter ministers from getting airborne

He also added that the foreign tour of the CM and his cabinet colleagues had aggravated the fiscal stress of the state.

04 Dec 2019

Two years after Ockhi, fishermen say Kerala government hasn’t fulfilled its promises

Two years after, the fishers say the state government has not kept its word in reaching out to the victims.

02 Dec 2019

Kerala government wants to help those cured of mental illness chase their dreams

The implementation of the roadmap to rehabilitation will be monitored by a 17-member committee headed by the Kerala chief secretary. 

30 Nov 2019

State to roll out national action plan to tackle drug, alcohol abuse

Three districts - Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode and Ernakulam - have been identified as vulnerable areas in the state. 

26 Nov 2019

Kerala records 55 snakebite deaths in last five years

Till September this year, the state witnessed seven deaths and 4,086 snakebite incidents.

26 Nov 2019

Snakebite a major health concern in north Kerala

The death of Shahla stressed the need for assessing the medical professionals at the primary level for recognizing envenoming and injecting antivenom,” added the officer.

25 Nov 2019

No officer; blood bank operations at Neyyattinkara hospital hit

The general hospital has the licence to operate blood bank, but the vacant blood bank officer post leaves it to bank on Thiruvananthapuram hospitals

24 Nov 2019

Heart failure cases at Sabarimala: Health Dept for massive campaign

Of the 15 devotees who suffered heart failure, three died. 

23 Nov 2019

Dutch dream of Kerala nurses crash lands

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a Facebook post in July had said that the state government assured the Netherlands to address its shortage of nurses, which was around 30,000 to 40,000.

20 Nov 2019

Ahead of the start of pilgrim season, Nilakkal projects for Sabarimala remain in limbo

While the Sabarimala season to begin on November 15, work for a 50-lakh-litre water tank, a mess and shelter for police won’t happen this season.

14 Nov 2019

Fear in air as respiratory deaths spiral; children worst affected

 As per national data the number increased three-fold to 35 in 2018, compared to 13 in 2017

08 Nov 2019