Mega Covid vaccination camp shifted from Sunday to Saturday in TN

Tamilnadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian today said that the mega vaccination camp for this week will be held on Saturday (23 October) instead of Sunday. Continue Reading

Data-driven Strategies to enhance road safety in TN

Researchers of Indian Institute of Technology Madras are developing data-driven strategies to enhance road Safety in Tamilnadu. Towards this, a one-day workshop on developing an action plan was organised recently by Center of Excellence for Human Factors and Safety Science at RBG Labs, IIT Madras, in coordination with the National Health Mission. Continue Reading

First dose vaccine coverage in TN reaches 67%: Minister

The first dose coverage of Covid-19 vaccine in Tamilnadu has reached 67 per cent of people at the end of the fifth mega vaccination camp held across the state yesterday, Health Minister Ma Subramanian said. Continue Reading

Crucial and latest Covid figures of TN

On a day when Tamilnadu inoculated 16.43 lakh people, five times its average daily vaccination, during the second mass vaccination drive on Sunday, the State recorded 1,689 fresh Covid cases. Continue Reading

TN seeks additional 1 crore doses of Covid vaccine from Centre

Tamilnadu Health Minister Ma.Subramanian has urged the Centre to additionally allocate another one crore doses of Covid vaccines to the State. Continue Reading

Is third wave targeting TN?

The Tamilnadu government is all prepared to encounter a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Health Minister Ma Subramanian told the State Assembly recently. Continue Reading

Subramanian presses important demands with Mandaviya

Tamilnadu Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian called on Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandviya in New Delhi along with top officials and discussed various issues pertaining to the State, including allocating vaccines based on the size of the population, expediting construction work to set up the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital near Madurai and setting up of 11 medical colleges in the State. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu to launch 24×7 Covid vaccine camps

The Tamilnadu health department is all set to roll out 24×7 vaccination camps across the state from Monday onwards. This will be the first such initiative in the country to have full-time vaccination camps against Covid -19. Continue Reading

TN starts crackdown against gutkha, paan sale

Shops that sell banned tobacco products like gutkha and paan will be sealed if they don’t stop selling them even after notice is served and fine is levied, said Tamilnadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian. Continue Reading

No shortage of Covid-19 vaccines for next 3 days: TN Minister

Covid vaccination in general and Covishield in particular, which was put on hold in Chennai due to lack of doses, has resumed in full swing. Continue Reading