Vic­to­rian Govt col­lab­o­rates with TN Health Dept

BioSpectrum (Asia) - - REGULATORY NEWS -

The Tamil Nadu State Health and Fam­ily Wel­fare De­part­ment of In­dia has signed a State­ment of In­tent (SOI) with the Health min­istry of Vic­to­rian Gov­ern­ment, Aus­tralia, at a re­cently held event in Mel­bourne. The State­ment of In­tent signed by the Health min­is­ter C Vi­jaya Baskar and Min­is­ter for health and am­bu­lance ser­vices of Vic­to­rian Gov­ern­ment Jill Hen­nessy, is aimed at im­prov­ing ef­fi­cient trauma sys­tem gov­er­nance, the cre­ation of trauma reg­istry and im­prov­ing trauma care qual­ity and re­search in Tamil Nadu. Ac­cord­ing to the Health Min­is­ter, the Tamil Nadu Ac­ci­dent and Emer­gency Ini­tia­tive pro­gramme is al­ready be­ing im­ple­mented at

Ra­jiv Gandhi Gov­ern­ment Gen­eral Hospi­tal, and in six months of the im­ple­men­ta­tion, mor­tal­ity due to trauma has been re­duced to 5.6 per cent from 8.3 per cent.

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