State Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday denied reports of monkeypox outbreak in Tamil Nadu. “No cases of monkeypox have been reported so far. Only speculations are around that an air passenger to Tiruchy from Singapore and a few others in Nagercoil had the disease. However, tests revealed they were not infected. Even two children from Canada and America with rashes on… Continue reading "No cases of monkeypox yet in TN: Subramanian"
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State Health minister Ma Subramanian and Health secretary J Radhakrishnan met the Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in New Delhi on Friday. The minister submitted a memorandum that demanded 6 new medical colleges, exemption to National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) and setting up of AIIMS in Coimbatore. He also requested funds for building medical colleges in 6 districts –… Continue reading "Ma Subramanian meets Mansukh Mandaviya, submits memorandum to setup 6 news medical colleges"
Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said the complete lockdown on Sundays in the State would be reconsidered if the cases drop. The minister was at the Marina beach to pay his respects to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s statue on his 125th birth anniversary, shortly after which he addressed the media. “While it is heartening to know that… Continue reading "Complete lockdown on Sundays will be reconsidered if cases drop: Ma Subramanian"
Health Minister Ma Subramanian inspected the door-to-door booster dose vaccination in Saidapet and said that as 10 lakh people in Tamil Nadu will be eligible to be vaccinated by the end of January, special vaccination camps are aimed at vaccinating more people with the precautionary booster dose. The State Health Department will be organising special vaccination camps every Thursday for… Continue reading "TN government to hold booster dose camps every Thursday"
Health Minister Ma Subramanian announced on Sunday that the vaccination for kids from 15-18 years of age will begin in Tamil Nadu from January 3, 2022, and about 33 lakh children are eligible for the same. He stated that the individuals aged 60 years or more are eligible for booster doses and the vaccination for them in the State is… Continue reading "Vaccination for kids from 15-18 years to begin on 3 January in TN : Ma Subramanian"
Tamilnadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that separate wards have been set up near Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore and Tiruchy airports to provide treatment to those who test COVID positive after coming from abroad. Till Wednesday night, 477 passengers from 11 at-risk countries were screened at the airport, and all tested negative, he said while inspecting the arrangements at Madurai airport.… Continue reading "Omicron spread: TN Health Minister requests people to ensure both vaccination shots are taken"
Health Minister Ma Subramanian urged the public to seek immediate medical care for fever, especially in children, as dengue cases have been seeing a surge. The Minister inspected the dengue ward at the Institute of Child Health and Women’s Hospital on Tuesday. The hospital has treated 493 dengue patients since January. Of these, 449 have recovered and returned home. Currently,… Continue reading "Health Minister cautions about rise in dengue cases"
Tamilnadu is planning to organise 10,000 Covid vaccination camps on next Sunday to inoculate 20 lakh people on a single day, state Health minister Ma Subramanian said on Sunday. “We are conducting these camps, as directed by our Chief Minister, M K Stalin, on 12 September. A meeting to discuss the finer points would be held with the District Collectors,… Continue reading "TN to conduct 10,000 covid vaccination camps on 12 September"
More vaccines for TN in proportion to the population-size, speedy completion of AIIMS in Madurai, proposal for a new AIIMS hospital in Coimbatore are among the key demands that State Health Minister Ma Subramanian will present to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya at Delhi on Thursday. Speaking to reporters on his way to Delhi, Subramanian said, “Chief Minister MK Stalin… Continue reading "TN Health Minister to meet Union Health Minister"