It’s time to talk about Public Private Partnership in the open

Public Private Partnership (PPP) generally consists of a long-term collaboration between the public and the private sectors, through this long-term collaboration, partners actively participate by bringing complimentary skills, expertise and experience leading to efficient creation and utilisation of infrastructure and effective provision of public services

It’s time to talk about Public Private Partnership in the openPublic Private Partnership or PPP as it is usually called is a widely discussed topic these days. It plays a significant role in increasing access for quality healthcare by making it readily available. Understanding its features, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be conducting a special discussion on PPP tomorrow, at Hotel Grand Hyatt, […]

Hearing-impaired doctor to work for deaf kids

Retirement for Dr N G Kulkarni will soon be more than just spending time with family, taking afternoon siestas and joining laughter clubs. Dr A M Wachasunder, an ENT specialist in Pune has offered him a chance to provide some voluntary service at Swaranad – a pre-primary school for hearing-impaired children

Hearing-impaired doctor to work for deaf kidsA 65-year-old hearing-impaired doctor in Pune, wants to offer a voluntary service by becoming a teacher of those mothers whose children are hearing-impaired. Dr N G Kulkarni comes for a regular check-up to Dr A M Wachasunder, an ENT specialist in Pune. Wachasunder went beyond a formal doctor patient relationship as he wanted to keep […]

Pune’s Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Trust to provide free healthcare services to needy people

One of the biggest celebrations of India, Ganesh festival will arrive on August 25, 2017. Soon ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ will be chanted on the streets all over Maharashtra. So, by using this medium to create awareness amongst the masses regarding their health, Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Trust from Pune, will be providing free healthcare services

Pune’s Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Trust to provide free healthcare services to needy peopleDuring Ganesh festival, many ganeshotsav mandals are doing their bit to create awareness amongst people, by giving social and healthcare messages. Pune’s Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarwajanik Ganapati Trust has also joined the bandwagon, by tying up with 15 hospitals in the city, which would be providing free health services to the needy people, for the […]

Plant a Ganesha, immerse a tree

With everybody in Mumbai talking about switching to environmental friendly ways to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, doctors at KEM Hospital in Parel, in collaboration with Maharashtra association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have started an initiative wherein doctors will make an idol of Lord Ganesha with a coconut sapling

Plant a Ganesha, immerse a treeThe festive season will soon be upon us, this is the season for fun and frolic. As for the rest of us, doctors at KEM Hospital and Medical College are all set to bring in their much-appreciated ‘tree Ganesha’, a move to get a 100% eco-friendly Ganpati to the hospital. “My mother, Dr Mamta Kabra […]

Meet Dr O. P. Kapoor who completes 63 years of free marathon medical coaching

Dr O. P. Kapoor, an exemplary doctor and medical teacher completed 63 years of free Marathon Medical Coaching. He is a dedicated academician, a prolific author and an editor who has received the B.C. Roy ‘best medical teacher’ award and has also been honoured with Dhanvantari Award. Now, he is 85-years-old and still continues to conduct lectures

Meet Dr O. P. Kapoor who completes 63 years of free marathon medical coachingDr O. P. Kapoor is an eminent physician and a gifted teacher who is well known for his marathon lectures for the final year MBBS students from medical colleges of Mumbai. On this special occasion, his ex-students arranged a function, during which he was felicitated by Hemant Nagrale, Commissioner of Police, Navi Mumbai. Hemant Nagrale […]

Golden hearted man from Belgaum provides free lunch to patients’ relatives

Since last 10 months, Mohammad Rafiq Desai is daily providing a free lunch for the needy relatives of patients, in Belgaum’s Civil Hospital. His unique initiative is not only applauded by the doctors but by the residents as well

Golden hearted man from Belgaum provides free lunch to patients’ relatives12 years ago, Mohammad Rafiq Desai’s wife gave birth to a boy in the civil hospital in Belgaum. During that period, the couple was going through financial crisis. After struggling a lot, Rafique was able to feed his wife. This incident etched in their mind. But now the scenario has completely changed, the couple is […]

Mumbai doc to help answer mental health queries on ‘Sarahah’

Everyone has two faces, one that we present to the real world and another face which generally comes out in anonymous platforms like the Sarahah app, or so say experts. Now a Mumbai psychiatrist has signed in to this popular social media app to answer anonymous questions regarding mental health

Mumbai doc to help answer mental health queries on ‘Sarahah’An honesty app titled, ‘Sarahah’ has been doing the rounds on social media for various reasons. A Mumbai psychiatrist named Milan Balakrishnan has now gets signed on to this popular social media app to answer anonymous questions regarding mental health. Anonymity can act as a boon in disguise, if used rightly. This is somewhat the […]

How to wear and care for your contact lenses

Teenagers and youngsters prefer to use contact lenses over spectacles. According to the doctors, since eyes are sensitive and delicate, hygiene is important to ensure you don't suffer from any eye infections. If you experience any discomfort, redness or watering of the eyes while wearing lenses, see an eye specialist, warn doctors

How to wear and care for your contact lensesAccording to a study, though the teenagers and youngsters prefer using contact lenses, but not caring for it properly can lead to a variety of eye infections, including some that cause blindness. Recently, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the USA, released a data which says that 85 per cent teenagers in the age group […]

Sister starts online campaign to raise funds for brother with brain injury

Umesh Jadhav has undergone three major surgeries and the family claims to have spent around Rs 16 lakh for the treatment. While he has received assistance of Rs 2 lakh under the Chief Minister Fund (CM fund), the family is now working hard to gather funds for further treatment and surgeries

Sister starts online campaign to raise funds for brother with brain injuryA sister has started an online campaign to raise funds for her brother who is suffering from major brain injury after he met with an accident recently Umesh Jadhav, (26), who hails from Baramati, met with an accident on April 16, 2017. He was immediately hospitalised in Baramati, but as his injury was severe, the […]

Accepting a firm ‘NO’ must be taught to your kids

Three years ago, in a fit of rage, an impulsive action proved to result in dire consequences for this child. And that is what Rohit Kumar is facing even today. So deep were his burns that he had to undergo multiple surgeries and is still under treatment, he is trying very hard to gain confidence

Accepting a firm ‘NO’ must be taught to your kidsWhat would a typical 11-year-old do if you refuse to buy him jeans of his choice? In most cases, the kid would be disturbed, cry or scream. However, would you expect the kid to burn himself? That’s exactly what Rohit Kumar (name changed) did. Kumar was the only son of an army officer who, on […]
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