‘Then, we will shoot you with bullets’, says Hansraj Ahir

On Monday, Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home, made a controversial statement while inaugurating a medicine counter at the Chandrapur Government Hospital in Maharashtra. Irked by the absence of some doctors at a function attended by him, he alleged that they should be gunned down and their non-attendance amounted to naxalism

‘Then, we will shoot you with bullets’, says Hansraj AhirOn Monday, Hansraj Ahir, the Union Minister of State for Home, got angry on the doctors who didn’t attend a hospital inauguration ceremony. Ahir made the controversial statements while inaugurating a medicine counter at the Chandrapur Government Hospital in Maharashtra. Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home, made a controversial and a shocking statement. […]

No forehead numbering, wrist bands to identify mass casualty victims

At least 23 people were killed and 38 were injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. The victims were taken to KEM Hospital. However, KEM Hospital administration received flak for numbering the dead bodies. Now, KEM Hospital has decided to put wrist bands to identity mass casualty victims

No forehead numbering, wrist bands to identify mass casualty victimsIn September this year, the head of the Forensic department of the Hospital was heavily criticised for numbering Elphinstone stampede victims.  While numbering victims of mass casualty is a scientific method, the Hospital had a set up a committee to prepare SOPs for mass casualty management.   Now, KEM Hospital has decided to put wrist bands […]

If you are denied treatment, contact us, says CM Fadnavis

If the patient is denied treatment due to the lack of money, contact us, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. CM also said that, facilities for poor patients are provided by the Health Minister department and Mahatma Phule Jeevandayi Arogya Yojana. The cancer patients will also be provided facilities through these schemes

If you are denied treatment, contact us, says CM FadnavisCM Fadnavis did the bhoomi pujan of  Khandesh Cancer Centre and inaugurated Ram surgical maternity Hospital. CM Fadnavis said, “After Uttar Pradesh, the highest percentage of cancer patients is being detected in Maharashtra and it is a matter of concern. The patients as well as his family, both suffer. To provide good facilities to the […]

Will Maha give cash reward to detect new TB patients?

The Uttar Pradesh government will soon launch a door-to-door drive to detect fresh tuberculosis cases and has also decided to give a cash reward of Rs 450 to the team involved in the door to door campaign for identifying each tuberculosis (TB) patients

Will Maha give cash reward to detect new TB patients?Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give cash reward of Rs 450 for identifying each TB patient. The Maharashtra officials say that such kind of initiative will also be beneficial in the state if implemented. The team members will collect sputum of the suspected cases at their homes and will give the samples to the […]

Soon: Centre to register paramedical staff

In order to provide better treatment to patients, the central government has decided to register the paramedical staff. So that a trained technician can only work as a technician in the hospital or a laboratory

Soon: Centre to register paramedical staffParamedical staff is the backbone of the health sector. Paramedical staff supports the patients  and encourages them to fight with the diseases. Now, the central government has decided to register the paramedical staff. Shankar Bhagat, national coordinator of Society of Indian Radiographers (SIR) said, “There are councils in the state to register the doctors and the […]

Organ donation: A doctor couple takes a unique oath before marriage

Usually, before getting married, the couple promises to love each other throughout the life, to support each other through the thick and thin. Along with the same promises, a Pune couple married in an unconventional way, by pledging to donate their organs

Organ donation: A doctor couple takes a unique oath before marriageOn Sunday, Dr Pratik Raut, the groom who is oral and maxillo-facial surgeon and is consulting at different hospitals in Pune, married Dr Uttara Deshpande, a forensic odontologist. Before the rituals began, the groom gave a special presentation on organ donation to all the attendants. Both of them also filled the form for organ donation. […]

AIIMS doctors to PM: ‘Be a doctor for a day’

On Sunday, in a letter to Modi, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) urged the PM Narendra Modi to understand the tremendous pressure on doctors at government hospitals due to the poor infrastructure and misbehaviour of patient’s kin during emergency situations

AIIMS doctors to PM: ‘Be a doctor for a day’Resident doctors of AIIMS backed protests by their counterparts in Rajasthan for higher pay and promotions, and asked PM to ‘live their life for a day’ to understand their stress. The AIIMS Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) wrote to the PM on Sunday and urged him to understand the pressure on doctors at government hospitals due […]

Eating leafy greens is good for your brain health, says research

Among many other foods, the researchers recorded the number of servings of lettuce, spinach, kale and collard greens. At least twice over the course of the study they administered cognitive tests covering memory, spatial ability and perceptual speed

Eating leafy greens is good for your brain health, says researchResearchers studied 960 men and women ages 58 to 99 who completed food frequency questionnaires and had two or more cognitive assessments over an average of almost five years of follow-up. Those who ate the most leafy vegetables — one to two servings a day — scored the equivalent of 11 years younger on tests […]

Pune film-maker makes a short film on mobile addiction

Cell phones are causing trouble in relationships. Anyone who has tried to have a conversation with someone only to notice that the other person is looking down at his or her phone. Now, a Pune based young film-maker has made a short film 'The Drainage' on this pivotal issue. The film is produced by actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Magic IF Films and Mukesh Chabra casting company. It will be screened in different cities in India, after its screening in Mumbai

Pune film-maker makes a short film on mobile addictionAmbadas, the protagonist of this short film is farm labourer. His new smartphone falls in a dry drainage. For the next 24 hours, he struggles to rescue his phone. The story touches upon the subtle changes in the society. Finally, Ambadas enters the drainage and realises how lonely is he in this populated world. The […]

Mumbai dabbawala start a new helpline for ‘Roti Bank’

This concept of 'Roti Bank' van is currently being rolled out in various cities. However, special efforts are being made by the Mumbai Dabbawala Association who has started a new helpline for the relatives of the patients who are admitted in the BMC hospitals. In Mumbai too, the ‘Roti Bank’ van provides food to the needy. D Sivanandan, the former Mumbai police commissioner inaugurated the helpline

Mumbai dabbawala start a new helpline for ‘Roti Bank’In Mumbai, two years ago, under the guidance of Subhash Talekar, spokesperson, Mumbai Dabbawala Association has opened ‘Roti Bank’ which provides food to the poor and the patients relatives. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Subhash Talekar, spokesperson, Mumbai Dabbawala Association said, “We have started a ‘Roti Bank’ concept so that the patient’s relatives who stay […]
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