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New Lessons in Kerala School Syllabus on harms of tobacco

Published on: 10 Oct, 2013
Published under: Education News Kerala, Kerala Health News

10 October 2013 Thiruvananthapuram The school curriculum will soon incorporate lessons on the harms of tobacco use and legal measures to control its use, General Education Secretary A. Shajahan has said. He was speaking at a programme organised by Tobacco Free Kerala at the SMV Higher Secondary School…

Tobacco Ads to be Banned in Kerala

Published on: 04 Oct, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Health News

3 October 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said advertising of tobacco products would soon be banned in the state in keeping with Section 5 of the Indian Tobacco Control Act, 2003. Speaking to IANS, Mr Chandy said he had not yet heard of the directive…

Foot-and-Mouth disease outbreak in 11 Districts of Kerala

Published on: 03 Oct, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News, Kollam District News

3 October 2013 Kollam With the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease getting confirmed in Kerala, entry of cattle (cows, bulls, and buffaloes) from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu into Kerala has been banned. V. Brahmanandan, Director, Animal Husbandry Department, told that the ban will be in force for seven days…

First treatment of achalasia cardia in State

Published on: 03 Oct, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Health News

3 October 2013 Kerala The newly developed endoscopic procedure for treatment of achalasia cardia was performed at a hospital for the first time in Kerala.The procedure called peroral endoscopic myotomy (Poem) was done on a 62-year-old patient by Dr Roy J.Mukkada, senior consultant, Gastro Enterology and associate director…

Coronary artery diseases Patient Highest in Kerala

Published on: 21 Sep, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News, Thiruvananthapuram District News

21 September2012 Thiruvananthapuram The prevalence of coronary artery diseases in Kerala is 14 percent, much higher than that in other states, according to Dr C.G. Bahuleyan, leading cardiologist. He was speaking to reporters ahead of the three-day 20th annual national conference of Indian College of Cardiology being held…

Kerala Health Department gets Notice by NHRC

Published on: 04 Sep, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Health News

3 September 2013 New Delhi The Sales of Articles of Rural Artisan Society (SARAS) national mela has picked up momentum after an embarrassing inaugural with few stalls opened on August 31. On Tuesday, the festival had indigenous artefacts jostling for attention among a host of exclusive rural products…

Low Doctor Density in Kerala State

Published on: 01 Aug, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News

31 July 2013 Mumbai Cities like Malappuram, Kannur and Thrissur in Kerala share a common trait with Dhanbad in Jharkhand — they have a low density of doctors, reveals a study by IMS Health. Compared to Gurgaon that has three doctors per 1,000 patients, some cities in Kerala…

Drive Against Non – Communicable Diseases in Kerala

Published on: 31 Jul, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News

30 July 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala State has initiated grass-root level programmes to address non-communicable diseases, according to P.K. Jameela, Director of Health Services. Doctors at community health centres and primary health centres are being trained to manage them, which include diabetes and hypertension. A list of 12 simple…

Mercury Based Products To Be Banned in Kerala

Published on: 30 Jul, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News

30 July 2013 Kochi Kerala health department and Pollution Control Board (PCB) have just started taking measures to minimize the use of mercury and eventually stop using instruments based on it like thermometers and BP apparatus (sphygmomanometer). India has already decided to sign the Minamata Convention on Mercury…

Kerala To Get Rs 50 Crore For Health Sector By Center

Published on: 29 Jul, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News

28 July 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar has said that the Centre has promised to make available Rs 50 crore for the State under the National Urban Health Mission. The Minister had held talks in New Delhi in this regard with Keshav Desiraju, Secretary, Union Ministry…

Drugs Line to Be Maintained Kerala Govt

Published on: 27 Jul, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News

July 26 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar has said that supply of life-saving drugs will be ensured in the market. The drugs controller has been briefed specifically in this context. This follows reduction in the prices of 293 drugs out of the 348 notified by the…

Kerala DC Official Registered Case Against Kozhikode Hospital

Published on: 26 Jul, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Health News

25 July 2013 Chennai Following complaint from a patient, the regional drug inspector’s office at Kozhikodu has raided and seized 30 unauthorized blood bags from a hospital located in Kozhikodu city and a case of violation of Section 18 C of Drugs & Cosmetics Act was registered. Case…

Guidelines For Schools in Kerala by State Govt

Published on: 22 Jul, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Health News

21 July 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala government has issued a set of guidelines to ensure that good quality food cooked in hygienic conditions is served to children in schools across the state. The move comes after mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar killed 23 children on Tuesday. The guidelines, formulated…

Liver Transplantation Unit in Kerala Soon

Published on: 19 Jul, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News

19 July 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala State will soon be having its first cadaver liver transplantation unit in the public sector at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital, the Health Minister, V. S. Sivakumar, said.In the second phase, a multi-organ transplantation institute will be launched at MCH, he said. Mr. Sivakumar…

Kerala Schools Mid Day Mean on Quality Check Up after Bihar Meal Disaster

Published on: 19 Jul, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Health News

19 July 2013 Thiruvanathapuram With the recent mid day meal havoc in Bihar which led to the death of 22 children, district officials under the Department of General Education in the State have been directed to conduct monthly quality check in schools and submit reports on the same….


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