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Chennai, Nov 21 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu health department will be holding talks with the government doctors and their association who are threatening a strike if a criminal case is charged against doctors accused in the death of footballer Priya. Tamil Nadu health minister, Ma Subramanian in a statement said that the government will hold […]

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Chennai, Nov 11 (BPNS) Madras Medical Mission, the prominent health care institution of the country is planing to set up Podiatry clinic to assess and help diabetic patients use the appropriate footwear to protect their feet and to reduce the incidence of ulcer formation. In an observational study on patients who came for diabetes treatment […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, Nob 6( BPNS) Senior leader of the Congress party and two time Chief Minister of Kerala , Oomen Chandy has left for Germany for treatment. He left early Sunday morning via Quatar and will be undergoing treatment at the prestigious Charite Medical University, Berlin which is one of the most famous and largest medical […]

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Chennai, Oct 30 (BPNS) The Omicron subvariant of Covid -19, XBB is fast emerging as the dominant variant in India with Tamil Nadu topping the number of cases.  Nine states in the country have reported on the XBB variant and of these Tamil Nadu has the highest number of cases. GISIAD, an international research organization […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, October 25 (BPNS) To address the waste menace, Kerala has floated a plan to set up enforcement squads at the district level. The three-member squads will be provided with various powers like imposing on-the-spot fines, cancellation of licenses, and others. In the first phase, 23 such squads will come into being. While Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, October 17 (BPNS) The state health department has sounded a high alert against the new Covid-19 subvariants which are driving cases abroad. The alert has been issued against XBB and XBB.1. According to health minister Veena George, respective districts were asked to heighten their surveillance as those countries which reported the said subvariants are […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, October 16 (BPNS) In Kerala, a high-level probe has been ordered into the alleged incident in which the surgeons accidentally left a pair of scissors inside the stomach of a woman.  The incident was said to have happened in 2017 at Kozhikode Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH) when the woman was admitted there for […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (BPNS) The Kerala health minister Veena George has constituted a special inquiry committee  to conduct an investigation whether any negligence had taken place during a Caesarian operation conducted on a woman at Kozhikode medical college hospital five years ago. Harsheena of Adivaram in Kozhikode district had consulted a private hospital in Kozhikode […]

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Chennai, Oct 10 (BPNS) The Madras Medical Mission on Monday inaugurated its new Emergency Department which has been upgraded to meet world-class standards. Dr. Raju George, CEO – MMM, in his welcome address, said that the new Emergency Department was yet another milestone achievement of MMM in its continued drive to exceed global standards in […]

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Tamil Nadu health department is to rope in movie, television artists, cricket players and other celebrities for a massive campaign among the public on the importance of Covid 19 booster dose. Chennai, Oct 7 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu health department is planning to conduct massive campaigns roping in popular Movie and Television stars, Cricketers, and […]