Need concrete action to deal with NCDs: Venkaiah Naidu

Although, we have made great strides as a nation in reducing infant and maternal mortality rates over the last five decades and in controlling the spread of diseases like HIV and TB, there is need to make concerted action to stop the growing incidence of NCDs, said Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu. Continue Reading

ICH offers creative therapy for patients

The Little Theatre ‘Center for Creative Therapy’, was inaugurated by Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, recently at the Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children (ICH) at Egmore. Continue Reading

RK Nagar by-poll case: I-T Dept submits documents to HC

Documents relating to raids made at the residence of Tamilnadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and others in connection with the alleged bribery during a by-poll to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency in 2017 has been submitted in the Madras High Court by the Income Tax Department on Thursday. Continue Reading

Stalin attacks TN govt over HIV blood transfusion issue

Opposition DMK Wednesday lashed out at the ruling AIADMK over the transfusion of HIV infected blood to a pregnant woman, saying it showed how the state-run hospitals function under this “corrupt government.” Continue Reading

TN continues to top in organ donation

For the fourth consecutive year, Tamilnadu tops the list in organ donation in India. Reports suggest the Transplant Authority of Tamilnadu (Transtan) has performed 459 heart, 339 lung, 1,103 liver and 2,147 kidney transplant surgeries so far since 2008. Continue Reading