Kerala-based Made Tech Startup wins Startup India Grand Challenge 2021

New Delhi: Kerala-based medical technology startup, Saskan Meditech has been declared the winner of the Startup India Grand Challenge 2021 in the medical device category. Sasken Meditech, incubated in the Technology Business Incubator of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science and Technology … Read more

Government health expenditure share in GDP increased from 1.15 percent to 1.35 percent

New Delhi: The share of government health expenditure in the total GDP of the country has increased. It has increased from 1.15 per cent in 2013-14 to 1.35 per cent in 2017-18. This information is given in the National Health Accounts Estimates Report. In addition, the share of government health expenditure in total health expenditure … Read more

Omicron: 7-day quarantine mandatory for people coming to Kerala from high risk countries

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Monday said that things are under control as of now, but extreme caution should be exercised after a new variant of Kovid-19 was detected in South Africa, Omicron. As a precaution, all those coming from high-risk countries will have to undergo a seven-day quarantine. He said, on the … Read more