76 health workers to be honoured

June 27, 2018, Chennai

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The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to honour 76 medical professionals at the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital for their dedicated and committed service during the Nipah virus outbreak.

Among those who got an advance increment included four assistant professors, 26 nursing staff, 17 cleaning staff, four attendants, four security staff, three laboratory technicians, two health inspectors and one plumber.

Twelve junior residents and three senior residents will be given one sovereign of gold The government also decided to honour the best nurse in the government sector by giving an award in memory of Lini Puthussery.