Government of India National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Department of Health & Family Welfare
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Kozhikode Branch


Full Mailing Address:

Kendriya Bhavan, (Third Floor) M.S Baburaj 

Road Kallai (P.O), Kozhikode, Kerala-673003,

National Centre for Disease Control,

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Telephone: 0495-2325502


Head of the Division:


Dr.Sayana Bhaskaran. K


Medical Officer

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*Other Staff in the Division


Smt. Anushree SB
Research Assistant
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Smt. Anila Rajendran
Research Assistant
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Shri. W. Tamizharasu
M.Sc, D.M.L.T
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Lab Assistant
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Shri. V.R.Rajesh
Lab Assistant
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GopalaKrishnan K.B

Graduation Diploma in Information Technology

Laboratory Attendant

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Shri. N.B.Narayana
Lab Assistant
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Shri Muhammed Arsal MM,
Laboratory Attendant, NCDC
BSc Physics
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Shri. Habeeb KI
8th Passed
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Shri. Sahadevan A
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Shri. Amarnath M
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Shri. Joshua Jeevanand G.

Shri. Rohan Mehra
Hr. Secondary
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Shri. S.Sunilkumar
7th Class
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Shri. B.M.Ravindrakumar
10th Failed
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Shri Lijo Varghese K.
Laboratory Attendant, NCDC
BA failed
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Laboratories/ units under the Branch: Field Unit at Thiruvananthapuram

 Officer in Charge of Lab/Unit: Smt. Anusree S B




Mandate of the Branch:


  1. Manpower development
  2. Outbreak investigations and control
  3. Research
  4. Specialized services
  5. Other Activities


Activities under taken in the branch


  • Scheduled and Non-Scheduled Trainings on Lymphatic Filariasis and other Vector borne Diseases
  • Outbreak investigations of the Communicable Diseases occurring in Kerala State.
  • Surveillance of Aedes ageypti, the vector of Yelow fever/Dengue/Chikunguniya & Zika Virus in Kozhikode,Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Alappuzha Districts in Kerala
  • Monitoring of Microfilaria prevalence & intensity of transmission among migrant labourers in Kerala.
  • Study on present status of Malayi in erstwhile endemic pockets in Kerala.
  • Cross checking of blood slides received from different District Vector Control Units of Kerala
  • Treatment to Filariasis patients
  • Morbidity Management and disability prevention of Lymphatic Filariasis
  • Night blood smears collection from Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram as well as in other parts of Kerala.
  • Monitor the activities of National Programme on Climate Change and Human Health in Kerala State.
  • Awareness classes on Public health issues through conducting camps
  • Supply of study materials and scientific specimens to various educational/training/research institutions
  • Resource support to various academic institutions.
  • Close collaboration and cooperation with the District and State health authorities on public health issues.
  • Technical assistance such as identification of vectors of diseases received from districts and other medical institutions.
  • Guidance to Post graduate students for dissertation works etc.


Research projects and Publication (With website link):


  1. Suresh Chand Kaushik, Sukhvir Singh, Purnima Srivastava and R.Rajendran, Detection of dengue virus in Aedes Mosquitoes in Delhi, India. Entomon, 2019; 44 (3):213-218

       2. R. Rajendran, S B Anusree, K Ramachandran and K. Regu. Pre Intervention Situation Analysis of Control of Vector- borne Diseases in an Urban Area in Kerala.  JETIR, 2020; 7(5):

       3. R. Rajendran, K. Regu, S B Anusree, Anila Rajendran, S K Jain, Sujeet Kumar Singh. The First COVID-19 Incidence in India: A Lesson of Struggle and Survival. Journal of Communicable Disease, 2020; 52(2): 25-31

       4. R. Rajendran, S B Anusree, K Regu. Seasonal variation and breeding preference of Aedes albopictus in one of the coastal districts of Kerala. International Journal of Mosquito Research, 2020; 7 (4): 78-82

        5. R Rajendran, K Regu, S B Anusree,  W. Tamizharasu, Anila Rajendran.  Surveillance of Aedes (Stegomyia) mosquitoes in and around International airport, Kerala- Assessment of vector control efforts., Entomon, 2020; 45(2): 135-142

        6. Rajendran R, Sheela Devi D, Anusree SB, Regu K, SN Sharma. An article “ Coronavirus: The Most Dangerous Pathogen of present Era”,  Journal of Communicable Diseases, 2020; 52(4): 17-28

         7. Nilam Somalkar, Sushanta Kumar Kar, Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra, Nupur Ropy, Madan Mohan Pradhan, Arun Sivan, Rajendran R, Pasi AR. “Challenges in Elimination of Filariasis: New Foci of B.Malayi Infection in Odisha”, India. Journal of Communicable Diseases, 2021; 53(1): 1-5

         8. R Rajendran, K Regu, S B Anusree, Anila Rajendran and W Tamizharasu, Entomological surveillance of Stegomyia mosquitoes in and around Cochin Seaport, Kerala, India. International Journal of Mosquito Research, 2022; 9(2):132-138

         9. R Rajendran, S.R.Karmakar, Vinay Garg, Rajalakshmi Viswanathan, Kamran Zaman, S.B.Anusree and K.Regu. An appraisal of post flood dengue vector Aedes albopictus Skuse (Diptera:Culicidee) surveillance in a coastal district of Kerala, India. Entomon, 2021; 46(1):25-32

        10. K.Regu,R.Rajendran, Anila Rajendran, S.B.Anusree, W.Tamizharasu and Rajesh Poduval. Entomological Surveillance of Vectors of Yellow Fever, Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika Virus at Kannur International Airport, Kerala, India. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 2021; 10(8):728-735

         11. MS Sasi, R Rajendran, V Meenakshy, T Dilip Kumar, Sherly Vardhan, K Regu, SN Sharma, T.Suresh. Zika Virus: An Emerging Mosquito-borne Disease Threat in Kerala. Journal of Communicable Diseases, 2021; 53(3):201-212

         12. M S Sasi, R Rajendran,V Meenakshi, T Suresh, R Heera Pillai, T Dilip Kumar, Athira Sugathan and K Regu. Study on Vector Dynamics of Zika virus outbreak in Thiruvananthapuram , Kerala, India. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Science, 2021; 10(12):54-71

          13. M.S.Sasi, R.Rajendran, V.Meenakshy,T.Suresh,R.Heera Pillai,T.Dilip Kumar, Athira Sugathan, K.Regu. Detection of Zika virus in Anopheles stephensi Liston, 1901 (Diptera:Culicidae) in India-First report. Entomon, 2021; 46(4):325-332

           14. R Rajendran,K Regu, S.B.Anusree,W.Tamizharasu. Seasonal surveillance of the vectors of yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya and zika in New Mangalure Sea Port, India International Journal of Mosquito Research, 2021; 8(3):47-50

            15. R Rajendran, Karmakar S R, Garg V, Viswanathan R, Zaman K, Anusree S B, Regu K, Sharma SN. Post flood study on incidence of Leptospirosis in Alappuzha district of Kerala, India. Journal of Communicable Diseases. 2021; 53(3):127-134

            16. Rajendran R,Regu K, Anusree SB,Anila Rajendran,Tamilzharasu W,Sharma SN. Need for Strict Adherence to International Health Regulations –Entomological Surveillance at Mangalure International Airport. Journal of Communicable Diseases, 2022; 54(2): 1-6

             17. Haroon A, Rajendran R, Dilip Kumar T. Increasing cases of Dirofilariasis in Kerala – an emerging public Health concern. J Med Arthropodol & Public Health. 2022; 2(1):9-14

             18. Published report on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Survey on Zika in Thiruvananthapuram.