JJ Hospital organises a cadaveric hands-on course

Today, the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of Grant Government Medical College and Sir JJ group of Hospitals, under the guidance of their Head of Department, Dr Eknath Pawar, successfully organised and conducted ‘Momentum 2018’, a one of a kind cadaveric hands-on course in hip and knee joint replacement surgery, for budding hip and knee arthroplasty orthopaedic surgeons

JJ Hospital organises a cadaveric hands-on courseThe course was moderated by the organising secretary, Dr Nadir Shah, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics of JJ Hospital, and was attended by almost 40 delegates from around the country and abroad. The faculty panel boasted of some of the most renowned names in Joint Replacement Surgery in Mumbai as well as abroad including Dr Manish […]

Pharmacists gear up to fight cancer

Maharashtra’s pharmacists are trying their best to eradicate TB. Now, the pharmacists have come forward to fight cancer. The Indian Cancer Society and the Indian Pharmaceutical Association have signed an agreement to create awareness among people about cancer. Under this agreement, pharmacists in Mumbai and Maharashtra are being trained

Pharmacists gear up to fight cancerAround 75 chemists of Kalyan’s Chemist And Druggist Association participated in a programme to fight against cancer. Dr Amol Wankhede of the Indian Cancer Society trained them about cancer. On the occasion of the ‘World Cancer Day’, the chemists will be briefed about cancer. For this, the Cancer Society has printed brochures and banners. Speaking […]

Sassoon Hospital ties up with Pune NGO for free eye checkup

Sassoon General Hospital’s ophthalmology department in Pune has started first of its kind outreach program by extending its services with the help of an NGO. When it becomes difficult for patients to reach out to the government hospitals every time they need, this government hospital has roped in an NGO to extend its services to other parts of the city

Sassoon Hospital ties up with Pune NGO for free eye checkupEvery Tuesday,the Ophthalmology department of Sassoon will conduct a free eye check-ups and surgeries in Ghorpadi area of Pune. The hospital has tied up with Shivsena Mahalaxmi Aarogya Kendra, an NGO, which works in the area of education and health in the city. When Sassoon Hospital has its sub-centres in other districts, it is the first […]

NMC Bill: AIIMS resident doctors to march at parliament on February 6

Student Union (SU) and RDA AIIMS has requested all medical students, healthcare professionals and common people to join a peaceful protest march from AIIMS to parliament of India on February 6, against the NMC Bill

NMC Bill: AIIMS resident doctors to march at parliament on February 6AIIMS is opposing the bill in toto and wants immediate removal of contentious issues from the bill. National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill is anti-poor, anti-people and is not at all acceptable in its present form. Primarily the issues are: Bridge course to register in evidence based medicine. National Licentiate Exam (NLE). Government regulation of only […]

Period awareness: Twinkle Khanna, Aamir Khan accept #PadManChallenge

Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte are all set to hit the big screen with yet another much-awaited film ‘PadmMan’. The film is produced by Twinkle Khanna and directed by R Balki. It is inspired by the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social activist from Tamil Nadu who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine and invented low-cost sanitary pads. On Friday morning, A Muruganantham started a Twitter challenge which has hit twitter like a storm

Period awareness: Twinkle Khanna, Aamir Khan accept #PadManChallengeThe interesting plot of the film ‘PadMan’ is about breaking the taboos related to menstrual hygiene. Having said that, the film’s producer, @mrsfunnybones aka Twinkle Khanna was challenged by A Muruganantham to post a picture of holding a pad just like he himself has. “#PadManChallenge Yes that’s a Pad in my hand & there’s nothing […]

Highlights of BMC’s health budget

On Friday, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) presented its budget for the financial year 2018-19

Highlights of BMC’s health budgetMumbai municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta presented the 2018-2019 health budget of the country’s richest civic body: BMC to review factory permit charges, licence fees, charges for medical treatment in BMC hospital in order to increase its revenue collection. The BMC will provide a nutritious supplementary meal along with midday meal which will include a protein […]

Worried about hair in your food?

Assume yourself going out for dinner and ordering your favourite meal. Then, you spot a single small hair nestled into it which spoils your dish, mood and hygiene as well. You feel disgusted right?

Worried about hair in your food?Hair is one of the most commonly found ‘foreign bodies’ in food and a physical contaminants in food along with stones, metals and so on. Finding a hair in your food is gross, no question. But the fact of life is that hair ends up in our food quite often and quite accidentally, whether it’s in […]

Budget 2018: Like TB patients, psychiatrists demand monetary aid for patients with mental illness

On Thursday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech announced about allocation of Rs 600 Crore nutritional support to TB patients in the country. As per experts, similar provisions should be made for patients suffering from mental illnesses

Budget 2018: Like TB patients, psychiatrists demand monetary aid for patients with mental illnessTuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs and weakens the immune system. Today, Rs 600 Crore nutritional support to TB patients in the country was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech. Similarly, the experts too demanded provision for patients suffering with mental illness. Dr Sagar Mundada, psychiatrist […]

Maha: School students to take ‘no tobacco’ oath

School children are addicted to tobacco products. This shocking information has been revealed in many surveys. So, to make the school premises tobacco-free and help the children to stay away from tobacco, students will take an oath against tobacco consumption, in the municipal school in Mumbai and across Maharashtra

Maha: School students to take ‘no tobacco’ oathAll the school students and teachers in Maharashtra will come together and take an oath against tobacco consumption. The campaign has been implemented under the leadership of Vinod Tawde, the state education minister in association with Salaam Bombay Foundation. The motto of the campaign which will be carried out in the municipal schools in Mumbai […]

Menstrual hygiene: Tips every girl and woman should follow

Feminine hygiene has an impact on the overall health; feminine hygiene needs to be observed stringently especially during menstruation. With a lot of discussions on GST being imposed on sanitary pads, we look at what other things are important in maintaining hygiene for women

Menstrual hygiene:  Tips every girl and woman should followMost women would believe that the only product to maintain hygiene for them during periods is a sanitary napkin or tampon. In our listicle, we look at products that can be used to maintain menstrual hygiene. When we talk about menstrual hygiene, we focus on treating vaginal discharge, infections, odour and itch issues etc. related […]
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