MT Krishna Babu

‘Andhra Pradesh govt expanding medical services to boost quality under Ayushman Bharat’

'The government is expanding services to provide quality medical services to the public and protect their health under Ayushman Bharat', said Principal Secretary(Health) MT Krishna Babu.

published on : 14th March 2023

Health secretary lauds Vijayawada GGH’s Mission SMILE surgeries

He further appreciated the service of Smile, a registered medical charity, for providing free life changing surgeries to children.

published on : 3rd February 2023

MT Krishna Babu inspects 104 and 108 call centres

Krishna Babu who first visited the 104 call centre on the sixth floor questioned the staff about how many calls they were receiving and the number of queries resolved.

published on : 21st December 2022

Centre’s nod for 630 more PG medical seats in Andhra Pradesh

The approved cost for strengthening and upgradation of the government medical colleges under the Phase II of the Centrally-sponsored scheme is Rs 756 crore.

published on : 30th November 2022

INTERVIEW| Nadu-Nedu set to revolutionise healthcare in Andhra: MT Krishna Babu

Principal Secretary (Health, Medical and Family Welfare) highlights the development activities taken up to strengthen primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare infrastructure in the State.

published on : 31st October 2022

One year mandatory government service for medical PG students after course completion in AP

All post-graduate and super-specialty medical students gaining admission under the state quota will have to undergo one-year mandatory government service on completion of their course.

published on : 5th October 2022

Family doctor concept a flagship initiative: AP Principal Secretary

The facility to provide suggestions on the phone for every health issue is the main motto of the family physician concept through teleconsultation, he said. 

published on : 24th September 2022

Notification for 5k more medical posts issued: Health Principal Secretary

In the first four months of the current fiscal, a total of Rs 40 crore was spent on the scheme. It is being implemented by 25 per cent of government hospitals and efforts are on to double the number.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Stay vigilant on seasonal diseases, Andhra Principal Secy instructs district collectors

Principal Secretary MT Krishna Babu has called on the district collectors to be more vigilant on seasonal diseases and take necessary steps to prevent the spread among the public.

published on : 29th July 2022

Role of mid-level health providers is vital: MT Krishna Babu

Krishna Babu opined that through online education in the last two years, there were several problems and most important being lack of practical knowledge, which is a must for the profession like MLHPs

published on : 2nd July 2022