K K shailaja
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5,000 children undergo free heart surgeries in Kerala

Over 5,000 children underwent free heart surgeries under the Hridyam programme launched by the health department to reduce infant mortality rate.

published on : 21st October 2022
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Defensive CPM tries to explain why Shailaja made to say ‘no’

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury and state secretary M V Govindan, went to great lengths to explain why accepting such an award would have clashed with the party’s inherent ideology. 

published on : 5th September 2022
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Not all in CPM were against accepting Magsaysay award

However, CPM’s Kerala unit put its foot down, arguing against Shailaja getting the award in her individual capacity, and that ultimately drove the party’s decision to ask her to decline the honour.

published on : 5th September 2022
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Magsaysay Award: Goals achieved, huge opportunity missed for Kerala Model of healthcare?

A section of health experts feels the impact of such an award on the recipient’s  field of work and public in general would have been big.

published on : 5th September 2022
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Kerala floods: Centre assures all possible support to state to rehabilitate affected people

Union Health Minister J P Nadda said he would evaluate with the state government the rehabilitation and rebuilding work being carried out in the affected areas.

published on : 7th September 2018
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Nipah virus outbreak contained, no need to panic: Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja

Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Wednesday said that the outbreak of Nipah virus (NiP), which has claimed 10 lives, has been contained and there was no need to panic.

published on : 23rd May 2018