Victorian Govt collaborates with TN Health Dept
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.