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eHealth project will cover all government hospitals: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala’s Chief Minister
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eHealth project will cover all government hospitals: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala’s Chief Minister

eHealth project will cover all government hospitalseHealth project being implemented in all government hospitals, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has stated that a queue management system will be implemented to avoid crowding at the OPs.People will be able to book doctor appointments through the eHealth portal; and doctors will be able to refer patients to other hospitals with ease. The treating doctors in any of the government hospitals have access to all of the patients' medical records.The goal is to provide each person in the state with an electronic health card. This card will store a person's health information from birth to death. By connecting all of the hospitals, doctors from any hospital can assess the information stored in this electronic health card.\...
DNA test Samples of the couple and the child are being collected in Kerala.
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DNA test Samples of the couple and the child are being collected in Kerala.

DNA test might put a stop to a months-long custody battle. It was a battle in Kerala over a one-year-old child.If the results are positive, Anupama S Chandran, a former SFI leader, could be reconnected with her son. The son, who was supposedly put up for adoption without her consent by her parents.Officials from the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) in Thiruvananthapuram took samples from Chandran and her partner, Ajith Kumar, on Monday to conduct a DNA test to determine whether they are the infant's biological parents. The child's samples were obtained earlier in the day from a Thiruvanthapuram shelter home.The results of the test, which will be conducted at RGCB, will most likely be available in two days.The DNA test was ordered by a family court. Which tempor...
A school in Kochi, Kerala government, has adopted a gender-neutral uniform for its kids.
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A school in Kochi, Kerala government, has adopted a gender-neutral uniform for its kids.

Kerala government lower primary school in Valayanchirangara, Ernakulam district, has demonstrated gender neutrality by requiring all pupils to wear the same uniform.The school's gender-neutral uniform policy, which was implemented in 2018 by the then-headmistress, requires students to wear shirts and three-quarters pants.According to ANI, she stated, "When we were discussing several factors to incorporate in the school, gender equality was the key topic. As a result, the word uniform came to mind. When I was considering what to do with it, I realized that skirts cause a lot of problems for girls. Everyone agreed that a change was needed. At the time, 90% of parents were in favor of it. The kids were overjoyed as well. I'm thrilled and proud that this is now being discussed."Al...
Is Kerala backlog of Covid deaths a stumbling block to the state’s bragging rights?
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Is Kerala backlog of Covid deaths a stumbling block to the state’s bragging rights?

Kerala has kept the number of Covid deaths to a remarkably low level for more than a year since the pandemic struck. The state's share of the national death toll was only 1.4% as late as April 21, well into the second wave. Kerala's share of total deaths in the country surpassed its share of total new cases for the first time in September, rising to 45.2%, then to an alarming 64.7% in October. While Kerala contributed 56% of new Covid cases in India in October, the state's total death toll increased to 65%.Importantly, more than 80% of Kerala's October death toll were backlog deaths — deaths that occurred much earlier but were not disclosed as Covid deaths, partly due to insufficient documentation but more so because of to the state's lack of willingness — or, in a less charitable int...
FOR HONOURING CARTOON HUMILIATING INDIA, BJP SWIPE OUT AT KERALA ACADEMY
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FOR HONOURING CARTOON HUMILIATING INDIA, BJP SWIPE OUT AT KERALA ACADEMY

FOR HONOURING CARTOON HUMILIATING INDIABJP on 13 November criticized the Lalit Kala Akademi for selecting for good praise a cartoon that the saffron group said was offending the nation. Criticizing the Akademi, BJP State prime, K Surendran, said if those liable clutching attitudes are commencing to offend & damage the impressions of their own country.Criticizing the Akademi, BJP State leader Surendran stated that if the ones retaining responsible postures seek to insult and humiliate their very own nation, those who love nature do not require careful evaluation to obstruct it.Akademi remembered some days when it chose a cartoon by Anoop Radhakrishnan for the honorable award. The cartoon expresses deputies of different nations following a COVID-19 medical conference...