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Medical Education
Allopathy

First medical college was established in Thiruvananthapuram in 1951. Now the field has grown to comprise 6 medical colleges (Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkod, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Thrissur and Kannur) and 4 dental colleges (Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkod, Kottayam and Alappuzha)


Medical Institutions and Beds under Allopathy System
in Kerala - 1999 to 2000
Year No.of Medical Institutions No.of beds Growth Index No. beds per lakh of Population
1
2
3
4
5
1990
1199
38223
206
128
1991
1226
38726
209
133
1992
1229
40496
219
137
1993
1240
41018
221
137
1994
1249
41651
225
137
1995
1263
42126
227
137
1996
1295
42569
230
137
1997
1310
43165
233
137
1998
1316
43672
236
137
1999
1317
44500
240
137
2000
1317
45684
247
139
Note:(1) No.of beds per lakh of population since 1992 based on projected population, beds related to Government Sector and grant-in-aid institution.





















SCTIMST


The Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology is an 'Institute of National Importance' with the status of a full fledged university. It offers a member of PG training programmes leading to DM and MCL degrees in Cardiovascular and neurological disciplines, Ph.D. in medical science and bio-medical technology. It also conducts postdoctoral certificate courses in Anesthesiology and Radiology and 18 month course leading to the degree of Master of Public Health (MPH)

Ayurveda
There are 5 Ayurveda Colleges ( Thiruvananthapuram, Thrippunithura, Ollur, Kottakkal and Kannur). Only the BAMS degree of the Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram is recognised by the Central Council of Indian Medicine.

Homeopathy
First college in this sector was started in 1975 at Kozhikkod. Now, there are 5 homeopathic medical colleges of which 2 are in government sector and the remaining 3 in the private sector.

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