Institute of Advanced Virology to be autonomous

Meanwhile, there was a rift between KSCSTE and Health Department as the former is said to have complained to the CM that the latter has not taken them into confidence yet.

10 Jul 2019

New curriculum for MBBS ready, launch subject to Medical Council of India nod

The curriculum is expected to bring a paradigm shift in medical education with the focus shifting to skill-based learning instead of the subject-wise learning being followed now. 

08 Jul 2019

KASP gets a fillip as institutions that differed also chip in

According to health authorities, except SCTIMST all others have joined the scheme. 

08 Jul 2019

Health sector expects approval for AIIMS

With the Union Budget 2019-20 coming up before the Lok Sabha on Friday, the state’s health sector has high hopes.

05 Jul 2019

High-powered team from Kerala to visit UK to explore e-mobility

The state government’s plan to switch to e-mobility platform is poised to get a thrust as a high-level delegation from Kerala visits the United Kingdom in June.

12 May 2019

Kerala floods one month after: Biodiversity assessment likely to miss deadline

We are yet to begin the process of impact assessment, said a District Biodiversity coordinator.

25 Sep 2018

Kerala government to help ward off acute stress disorders in flood survivors

To take stock of the status of mental health among the survivors the Health Department is planning to come out with a year-long project in flood-hit areas.

07 Sep 2018

Kerala flood: Providing clean potable water poses big challenge

According to the department officers, with potable water sources including wells still contaminated with septic waste and carcass, super chlorination drive will have to be conducted.

21 Aug 2018

Formalin-laced fish: Stringent punishment mulled under Kerala Fish Quality Control Bill

The proposed legislation, slated to be presented during the next session of the Assembly, is expected to overhaul the way fish is marketed and sold in the state.

27 Jun 2018

Nipah virus: Kerala Government forms 16-member crisis management team

The committee has been given the responsibility of taking stock of the measures being implemented in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts.

27 May 2018

Triage system set to revolutionise emergency medical care in Kerala

Emergency medical care provided by state-run hospitals will undergo a sea change as the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) has decided to implement the triage system.

27 Apr 2018