Cancer remains a leading cause of mortality in Kerala. Among children, though many types of cancer
“Thalolam” intended to provide free treatment to the children below age of 18, who are suffering from Kidney diseases, Cardiovascular diseases, Cerebral Palsy, Brittle Bone Disease, Hemophilia, Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Anemia, Orthopedic deformities and other Neuro- Developmental Disabilities, Congenital anomalies ( Endosulfan victims) and accident cases which needs surgery. This scheme has come into effect from 01-01-2010 onwards.
Sruthitharangam (Cochlear Implantation Scheme) envisioned to provide free cochlear implantation