About K. K. Shailaja
K. K. Shailaja fondly called Shailaja teacher is a politician from the Kannur district in Kerala. She served as Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Kerala from 25 May 2016 to 19 May 2021.
Her leadership during the Nipah and COVID-19 outbreaks was widely lauded during this time she has also acquired several nicknames like "coronavirus slayer" and "rock star health minister" etc. Financial Times named Shailaja as one of the world's most influential women of 2020,