Kerala health

Kerala budget 2021: Relief for health dept amid COVID crisis as 4,000 new posts to be created 

In order to give due recognition to the health department, Finance minister TM Thomas Isaac said the department has been relieved from all spending restrictions in its fight in checking the pandemic.

published on : 15th January 2021

Shigella outbreak brought under control: Kozhikode district medical officer

Kozhikode district medical officer (DMO) Dr V Jayashree said here on Sunday that the shigella spread detected in the corporation area has been brought under control. 

published on : 21st December 2020

15 more identified with Shigella symptoms in Kozhikode

The district medical office held a camp in Kottaparamba here and screened 110 people, including women and children, from disease-affected areas

published on : 20th December 2020

FACT CHECK: No, minister Shailaja, the LDF govt didn't double number of docs in Kasaragod district and General hospitals

None of the five taluk hospitals in Kasaragod conducts surgery or attends to childbirth cases

published on : 24th September 2020

After reappointing 22 specialists, Kerala DHS now takes away 23 junior doctors from Kasaragod's under-staffed hospitals

67 posts of doctors are vacant in Kasaragod, but the district urgently needs 200 medics to attend to rising corona cases 

published on : 23rd September 2020

Under-staffed COVID hospital in Kasaragod sends 22 specialist doctors to Kozhikode Medical College

Health Department calls the move 'working arrangement', but the arrangement works for doctors while Kasaragod feels shortchanged

published on : 20th September 2020

Kerala rains: Watch out for dengue and leptospirosis, health officials warn

Suspected cases of dengue have been reported from Kothamangalam, Kanjoor, and Gandhinagar.

published on : 10th August 2020

Rare surgery by Kochi doctors gives breath of fresh air to 73-year-old man

He will no longer have to suffer breathlessness and mental depression.

published on : 16th June 2020

Four health workers among 85 infected with coronavirus in Kerala; Over 2.35 lakh under observation

The active cases in the state touched 1,342 while 1,045 people have recovered from the infection, including 46, who were discharged today.

published on : 13th June 2020

Private health sector to join hands to tackle Covid in Kerala

About 100 officials from the private health sector took part in the online discussion with Kerala health minister K K Shailaja.

published on : 11th June 2020

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja finds herself engaged in the fight against COVID-19

KK Shylaja departed from Thiruvananthapuram by road on May 15th and reached her house Arathi at Pazhassi near Mattannur around 4.30 am on Saturday.

published on : 20th May 2020

Health Minister KK Shailaja: The woman who helped Kerala combat coronavirus

KK Shailaja was familiar with the COVID-19 situation as she was involved in the successful containment of the Nipah virus outbreak in 2018.

published on : 20th May 2020

KK Shailaja interview: Restrictions will continue, priority on saving lives, says Kerala Health Minister

Shailaja teacher says if the virus attack slows down in the entire country, the state can hope to recover in 4-5 months time. 

published on : 9th May 2020

Kerala health department launches 'world's first' coronavirus-themed mobile game

The offline game has a young boy as the central character who has to clear multiple obstacles including the COVID-19 virus, infected people and gorges to reach his destination.

published on : 7th May 2020

No third stage spread or community transmission in Kerala so far: Health minister K K Shailaja

Giving the example of Singapore, she said everything looked fine from January 23 to March 23 as they had only 500 cases but after the lockdown was lifted they are around 15,000 cases.

published on : 27th April 2020
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