A workshop to develop the vision, objectives and strategies for the approach paper to the twelfth five year plan was held at the on 15th August 2015 at the State Health Resource Centre, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram. The workshop was facilitated by Shri. Sankar Krishnan.The workshop began with a presentation of current status of health indices in Kerala by Shri.Rajeev Sadanandan, Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Kerala. This was followed by an icebreaking exercise in which the participants identified some of the significant achievements of the health sector in Kerala.
The vision that emerged from the discussion saw Kerala as a “society that can afford healthcare cost; that is healthy, active and vibrant to fight against lifestyle and modern diseases; a state actively involving, interfering & regulating the unethical practices and providing a pollution free environment, taking care of the old and weak, thereby establishing a proper healthcare system for the people of the state”