J P Nadda asks states to implement the Clinical Establishment Act

The Union Health Minister on Thursday wrote to Chief Ministers of all states for the adoption and implementation of Clinical Act in order to stop ill practices in the private health sector

J P Nadda asks states to implement the Clinical Establishment ActThe much debated Clinical Establishment Bill might finally get to see the light of day, as Union Health Minister J P Nadda has written to all states asking them to implement the Clinical Establishment Act. The medical fraternity and health activist across the state have welcomed this step taken by the central government. Dr Ravi […]

Beed: ST bus driver drives 26 kms to save passenger

On Tuesday afternoon, a passenger traveling on board a ST bus from Beed to Pune suffered massive heart attack. The witty bus driver took the decision to shift the patient to a nearby hospital. He drove 26 kms to Beed district hospital but the patient couldn’t survive

Beed: ST bus driver drives 26 kms to save passengerOn Tuesday afternoon, patients who had come to Beed district hospital were shocked to see a State Transport bus parked in the hospital premises. No one knew what had happened. But, they later found out that one of the passengers had suffered a massive heart attack. A passenger named Sayyed Jalal who was traveling on […]

Pune: KEM Hospital to conduct health camp to raise awareness on orthopaedic disabilities

The camp also aims to treat problems like cerebral palsy, bow legs, knock knees, cubitus varus and joined fingers and other deformities of hand

Pune: KEM Hospital to conduct health camp to raise awareness on orthopaedic disabilitiesIn order to spread awareness about orthopaedic disabilities among children, KEM hospital, Pune will be holding a health camp on December 12. The doctors at KEM said that if detected early, problems like club foot can be completely cured. Dr Sameer Desai, Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at KEM hospital said that the early detection can help families, […]

Mumbai: Bike ambulance saves 823 lives in four months 

The Free emergency service 108 of the MEMS was launched in Mumbai by the Government of Maharashtra – Department of Public Health & National Health, implemented and operated by BVG India with the vision to provide emergency help during the golden hour

Mumbai: Bike ambulance saves 823 lives in four months The MEMS (Maharashtra Emergency Medical Services) bike emergency medical first responder service has chalked up a record number of 823 service calls attended to since its launch in August this year. In just 4 months this service which was launched with the objective of providing crucial medical support to patients in need till an ambulance […]

Menstrual hygiene: Mumbai docs distribute free sanitary pads to rural women

There is little awareness about menstrual hygiene and sanitary pads in the rural areas. In order address this doctors distributed sanitary napkins free of cost to rural women on Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s death anniversary. Doctors chose this day as a number of women from rural areas visit Mumbai to pay tribute to Dr Ambedkar

Menstrual hygiene: Mumbai docs distribute free sanitary pads to rural womenWomen in the remote rural areas generally don’t speak on the subject of menstruation. They aren’t aware about menstrual hygiene and the use of sanitary pads. Women living in villages still use old sarees, towels and napkins while menstruating. Hence, in order to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene, doctors from Mumbai distributed free sanitary pad […]

Maha: IAS officer builds medical training academy for tribals

Every weekend, medical students conduct free coaching classes for students at Bijudhavadi village in Melghat. The aspirants are children of tribal people from the area studying in different Ashram Shalas. The classes began during first week of September

Maha: IAS officer builds medical training academy for tribalsIn order to bridge the gap between the demand and supply, in regards with providing healthcare services to Melghat region in Maharashtra, an IAS officer along with few medical students from B.J. Medical College Pune, has started an initiative to train tribal students to appear for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). Melghat has […]

‘We will soon see Champion on his feet by January 2018’

Champion is set to get prosthetics fitted in by January 2018. The NGO treating him have so far managed to raise Rs 75,000 but the prosthetics is estimated to be Rs 1.75 lakh. At this time Champion needs us to come forward to help him

‘We will soon see Champion on his feet by January 2018’There is good news for Champion, the stray dog who was found maimed and castrated last month. The NGO Animal Matters to Me (AMTM), which is presently taking care of him, has found a prosthetic maker. My Medical Mantra was the first to report on Champion and the NGO’s efforts to save him on November […]

Rare: Boy born with torn jaw and three uvulas treated in Mumbai

According to the doctors, the case of having three uvulas is very rare. Such cases are found in only one among one lakh children. Apart from this birth defect, he was also born with a torn jaw

Rare: Boy born with torn jaw and three uvulas treated in MumbaiIn a rare medical case, doctors performed corrective surgery on a boy with three uvulas.  Ekjyot Singh, a two-year-old boy, was born with this condition due to a hereditary birth defect. Usually, everybody’s mouth has one uvula. The uvula is the fleshy piece of tissue hanging down over your tongue toward the back of your […]

Organ donation: A service to mankind, says Vice President Naidu

On December 4, Health news web portal My Medical Mantra, completed a year. So, on the occasion of its first anniversary, The Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu, feclitated the families of organ donors, in the VP house, Delhi. On this ocassion, Venkaiah Naidu, encouraged people to donate organs as it is the need of the hour. He also appreciated and thanked team My Medical Mantra for taking up the cause and spreading awareness regarding organ donation

Organ donation: A service to mankind, says Vice President NaiduOn My Medical Mantra’s first anniversary, the families of donors who donated the organs and saved lives were felicitated by Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India. “Organ donation is a noble act and it can save and enrich lives, said Venkaiah Naidu in the felicitation programme. Nine family members of the donor families from Mumbai, […]