PM Modi advocates ‘Fit India’ movement

In 42nd Mann ki Baat, PM Modi exhorted the importance of fitness and health, owing to requests and recommendations he received over letters and e-mails from the public. Yoga guarantees fitness as well as wellness, it has become a global mass movement today, said PM Modi, while introducing the 'Fit India' movement

PM Modi advocates ‘Fit India’ movementIn his monthly radio programme “Mann Ki Baat”, the Prime Minister said: Preventive healthcare is most cheap and easy. As much as we are conscious about preventive healthcare, it will be beneficial for the person, his family and society. A healthy India is vital as a clean India. In case of health, the country has […]

Digital health security law: Rs 5 lakh fine, five-year jail term for data breach

According to the draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act (DISHA) prepared by the Health Ministry, serious breaches of health care data should be punishable by up to five years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 5 lakhs

Digital health security law: Rs 5 lakh fine, five-year jail term for data breachThe central government has drafted the digital health security law. The Health Ministry’s draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act enables people to have the right to privacy, confidentiality and security of their digital health data. According to the proposed Digital Information in Healthcare Security Act (DISHA), those making any breach will face punishment up […]

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?

Today, fertility treatment is purely scientific and precise, targeted to determining the cause and treating it. Besides, almost every hurdle can be overcome with the help of amazing options. For example, a woman without a uterus can still have her own child by borrowing another’s womb!

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?In a normal couple During normal sexual activity, semen which consist of millions of sperms, is deposited in the vagina. From there the active and motile sperms travel into the fallopian tube to meet the egg which is released from the ovary once a month. This is where fertilization of the egg occurs. The fertilised […]

Cancer patients residing on footpath to get a temporary shelter

Good news for the patients who come from across the country and the world to take treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital. The state government is taking efforts to provide shelter. The government has proposed to construct 2 buildings of 300 flats in Govandi, Mumbai. The health department has sent this proposal to the urban development department

Cancer patients residing on footpath to get a temporary shelterThe patients seeking treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital and their relatives sometimes have to spend nights on the roads. Owing to which, the patients can suffer from infections. So, to help the cancer patients and their families, the government has come forward. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state help minister has informed about it in […]

Soon: Organ donation information to be printed on your driving license

Nitin Gadkari, Union transport minister said, one of the leading company has given the proposal. We are signing an agreement with them to incorporate the organ donation information on the driving license. Earlier, Nagpur’s RTO Officer Sharad Jichkar had written a letter to the transport commissioner regarding the same

Soon: Organ donation information to be printed on your driving licenseIn 2016,  4,80,000 accidents took place in India 1,50,000 people died in the accidents The accidental deaths have increased by 3% Every day, 413 citizens lose their lives in accidents While speaking on the subject, Nitin Gadkari, Union transport minister said, “One of the leading company has given me the proposal. We are signing an agreement […]

Shocking! 1 lakh Mumbaikars bitten by dogs

Dog bite has become a grave issue in Mumbai. The number of patients suffering from dog bite in BMC clinics is going up. As per the figures released by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in the year 2015-2017, total 64,934 patients who came to take treatment were bitten by the dogs. 11,432 people were bitten by the dogs in the city. 31,293 people were bitten by the dogs in the western suburbs. 22,179 people were bitten by the dogs in the eastern suburbs who were treated in the hospitals

Shocking! 1 lakh Mumbaikars bitten by dogsAs per the BMC’s figures: From March 2015- February 2016: 80, 934 people were bitten by dogs From March 2016- February 2017: 82, 546 people were bitten by the dogs From March 2017- February 2018: The figures increased up to 1 lakh 9 thousand 563 The number of stray dogs in Mumbai and Maharashtra is […]

Aadhar not mandatory for TB patients seeking nutritional support

The government is providing assistance for nutritional support to each TB patient at the rate of Rs 500 per month, either in cash or Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) or in kind to be decided by the states, for the duration of their treatment. As per the order issued by the Union health ministry, the scheme of financial assistance to TB patients is to be implemented with effect from April 1

Aadhar not mandatory for TB patients seeking nutritional supportTuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body. TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. Tuberculosis (TB) was responsible for 1.7 million deaths in […]

Air pollution: Dia Mirza urges Mumbaikars to speak up

The city witnessed a dip in the air quality on Sunday with Mumbai’s Air Quality Index (AQI), the indicator that measures air pollution, recorded as 237. The AQI comes under “poor” category. Now, Actor Dia Mirza has urged Mumbaikars to speak up against the air pollution

Air pollution: Dia Mirza urges Mumbaikars to speak up  The maximum temperature recorded for Sunday was 33.2 degrees, at par with the normal average for March. With the deteriorating air quality, parts of Mumbai reeled with ‘very poor’ (300-400) air. The city recorded worst air than Delhi, Pune and Ahmedabad on Sunday, as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research […]

Mumbai police constable donates blood, saves life

Whether it is an emergency, festivals or a natural calamity, the Mumbai policemen work 24/7 to ensure the citizen’s safety. Similarly, on March 24, a Mumbai policeman helped a citizen by donating his blood

Mumbai police constable donates blood, saves lifeThere is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. The shortage in the blood bank is could be linked to the vacations where schools and colleges are shut. And the […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle has been an integral part of India’s DNA and culture, says Hardeep Singh Puri

India is set to host the 8th 3R Regional Forum in Asia and the Pacific in its cleanest city, Indore from 9-12 April, 2018 co-organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Government of India, the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan (MOEJ), and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), under the theme of Achieving Clean Water, Clean Land and Clean Air through 3R and Resource Efficiency- A 21st Century Vision for Asia-Pacific Communities

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle has been an integral part of India’s DNA and culture, says Hardeep Singh PuriInefficient waste management has serious consequences on health and environment and can be most effectively tackled through an integrated approach consisting of the 3Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle). This year, the Forum, which is expected to have representation from 45 countries in Asia and the Pacific region, will be inaugurated by the Lok Sabha Speaker, […]