1. ജോലിസ്ഥലത്ത് അല്ലെങ്കിൽ പൊതു സ്ഥലത്ത് എത്തിക്കഴിഞ്ഞാൽ ചുറ്റും ഉള്ള എല്ലാവർക്കും കോവിഡ് ഉണ്ട് എന്ന് സങ്കല്പിക്കുക, അതനുസരിച്ച് മുൻകരുതലുകൾ എടുക്കുക. ഒറ്റ വാക്കിൽ പറഞ്ഞാൽ ഇതാണ് വേണ്ടത്. പ്രത്യേകിച്ചും സർവീസ് മേഖലയിൽ ആൾക്കാർ തമ്മിൽ സുരക്ഷിതമായ അകലം പാലിക്കാനുള്ള ചില ഓഫീസ് ക്രമീകരണങ്ങൾ വേണ്ടി വരും.read more
KOCHI: ‘Manju, a 26-year-old IT professional working long hours in Kochi, developed a nagging pain in the centre of her chest. She didn’t have the time to consult a doctor, and so did what many people do in such situations - search the internet for a solution. Her Google search left her convinced that all of her symptoms pointed to terminal heart disease and that her days were numbered. She was no longer able to focus on her project, became irritable and frequently showed up for work tired from lack of sleep. She was already worried about how her dependents…read more
Deaths and disability from road accidents are not yet widely regarded as a public health problem in our country. However, it is perhaps the public health issue that requires the most attention, as it is amenable to primary prevention at very little cost to the system. Primary prevention, in public health terms, is an intervention that stops an event from occurring, while secondary and tertiary prevention apply to an event that has already occurred. For example, asking someone to stop smoking is an example of primary prevention of lung cancer. Every year, road accidents kill or permanently disable more than…read more
Dr Rajeev Jayadevan completed his MBBS and MD General Medicine with top honors from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore in 1995. He received training in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
He has extensive international experience of performing over 19,000 endoscopies. He was awarded MRCP (UK) from England in 1996. He obtained Board Certification in Medicine and Gastroenterology (Fellowship) from New York Medical College, and spent 3 years in the UK and 10 years in the US before returning to his hometown of Kochi. He established the department of Gastroenterology at Sunrise Hospital Cochin.