Kerala govt suspends five employees for trying to influence sexual assault survivor
State Health Minister Veena George said the decision was taken based on a report filed by the director of medical education (DME).
UDF to observe black day on April 1; demands health minister’s resignation
On Wednesday, UDF convener M M Hassan announced that activists wearing black badges would hold torchlight protests across all panchayats, towns, and cities on April 1.
Covid-19 cases on rise in Kerala; Government sounds alerts to all districts
In a statement, Health Minister Veena George said there has been a little increase in the number of Covid-19 cases with the state reporting 172 cases on Tuesday.
Emergency medicine summit begins
The summit is being organised with the support of the Union Health Ministry, Niti Ayog, WHO, Tata Trust, All India Institute of Medical Science, and experts in emergency medicine across the state.
Brahmapuram fire: Health survey begins; panel to study short, long-term problems
Discussions held with experts in various fields | Expert committee of the health dept appointed to furnish comprehensive report
Mask made mandatory in Kochi, says Health Minister
The minister also added that the Health Department would begin a survey on the issues caused by the fire outbreak at the Brahmapuram plant.
Surveillance on influenza cases strengthened: Kerala Health Minister
According to her, the state had issued guidelines since October last year after influenza A cases involving H1N1 and H3N2 were reported.
Kerala botched-up surgery case: Health Minister orders probe
The matter further compounded when the hospital’s medical team refused to shift her to the ward after the glaring mistake was pointed out.
Kerala urges southern states to join hands to tackle communicable diseases
The meeting discussed the unprecedented challenges posed by various infectious diseases.
Kerala government to provide typhoid vaccine at cheap rates
In a relief to employers of food handlers, Health Minister Veena George announced that cheap typhoid vaccines would be made available through Karunya pharmacies.
Birth certificate forgery: Directorate of medical education completes internal probe
The internal investigation was carried out by a three-member team led by Dr Unnikrishnan V V, vice-principal of Government Medical College, Thrissur.
Kerala health and food safety depts to join hands for eatery inspections from February
The food safety department plans to strengthen the inspection in the wake of a series of new guidelines issued by the department.
Follow influenza guidelines to check spread: Veena George
The health department had earlier issued influenza guidelines to prevent the infection of the lungs without using medicines.
Licence made must for catering units in Kerala: Veena George
The food safety department intensified inspections across the state after a woman died of food poisoning in Kottayam on January 2.
Kerala woman dies after eating 'Kuzhimanthi', hotel owner in police custody
Resmi, a 33-year-old nurse had died after consuming Kuzhimanthi and al-faham in Kottayam on January 3.
Wear mask in public, crowded areas: Health Minister Veena George
District health officers were asked to send alerts on cluster formation and take immediate preventive measures.
Centre’s alert: Kerala to step up Covid vigil
Health min says no need for concern but situation will be monitored closely | Public urged to wear masks properly
43 Sabarimala pilgrims from Andhra hurt in mishap
Kerala Health Minister Veena George monitored the rescue operation and instructed the officials concerned to provide better treatment to the injured.
Dengue fever: Health dept issues alert in seven districts of Kerala
In a statement, Health Minister Veena George said other districts should also be cautious.
Anti-rabies clinics in coastal, tribal areas soon: Veena George
The department had recently started five model anti-rabies clinics in government hospitals.
World Athletics set to tighten transgender rules and lift Russia doping ban
No increase in hospitalisation rate or death amid spike in Covid cases: Health Ministry
Punjab Police's 'miscalculation' resulted in Amritpal's escape?
Will Rahul be disqualified as MP after court verdict? Not so fast, says constitutional expert
Global IT services firm Accenture slashes 19,000 jobs
'Dictator' BJP govt rattled, says Congress chief Kharge after Rahul gets two-year jail term