Doctors’ For You take initiative to help flood-affected in Bihar, Assam

The recent floods in Bihar and Assam have recently caused huge distress as well as destruction in the different areas of both the states. ‘Doctors For You’ (DFY) have taken up the cause for helping the one’s in distress

Doctors’ For You take initiative to help flood-affected in Bihar, AssamNatural disasters, in most cases, leave us at mercy of lord. Destruction, distress and complete life reversal are the key words that come to mind when it comes to natural calamities. The recent floods at Bihar and Assam have caused same in the life of many. Doctors’ For You (DFY) have now started with an […]

Blurry vision? Could be retinopathy

With India on the verge of becoming the diabetic capital of the world, doctors and vitreo-retinal surgeons say checking your retina along with diabetic tests should be a routine to avoid eye complications like diabetic retinopathy and early cataract

Blurry vision? Could be retinopathyNot only does India lead China in terms of population, but also for higher number of diabetic patients. A lot of studies, as well as experts, across the globe have hinted that diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness among working adults around the world and its prevalence is rising in India. Take the […]

Post surgery, Suhana’s parents struggle to gather funds

Even though there have been various funds and trusts that have agreed to help the family in whatever way they can, Suhana,'s father Azad is now running pillar to post to gather the funds to pay the hospital bills and ensure his daughter gets the required post-operative care and treatment which is equally crucial for her survival

Post surgery, Suhana’s parents struggle to gather fundsAfter My Medical Mantra appealed its readers to lend a help to the 13-year-old Suhana Shaikh for gathering funds for getting her heart transplant operation, a lot of people have lent a helping hand. Even more, there have been various funds and trusts that have agreed to help the family in whatever way they can. […]

Maharashtra to get a State Health Policy soon?

Dr Pravin Shingare, Director of Medical Education, Government of Maharashtra hinted at a plan to soon draft and implement a state health policy for Maharashtra which will run parallel to the National Health Policy (NHP)

Maharashtra to get a State Health Policy soon?At the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held on Wednesday, August 23 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. Dr Pravin Shingare, Director of Medical Education and Research, Government of Maharashtra, announced that the department is working on the state health policy that will help in formulating specific and need intensive policy for the state. “We are […]

‘Cost cutting and efficient healthcare is the need of the hour’

According to experts, there is an urgent need to discuss various facets of health in our country, given that; the healthcare sector is undergoing exciting upgrades

‘Cost cutting and efficient healthcare is the need of the hour’On Wednesday, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Western Region hosted a panel discussion on the ‘imperatives for hospitals in changing operating context’. “Globally three trends are defining the way healthcare is delivered today – the need to be more affordable, rising consumerism in the way that every consumer has a voice through social media […]

Pune doctors go an extra mile to create awareness on organ donation in the rural areas

With an aim create awareness regarding organ donation, doctors from Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune, are conducting sessions, on organ donation in rural and semi urban parts of Maharashtra. The team of six doctors from the hospital are pursuing the mission of creating awareness on organ donation on voluntary basis and plan to cover as many districts in the state as possible in future

Pune doctors go an extra mile to create awareness on organ donation in the rural areasThere are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number of […]

Primary healthcare needs to improve and gain importance in India, say panellists

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Western Region hosted a panel discussion on ‘Primary Healthcare and Wellness’ on Wednesday at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The discussion dealt with the need of innovations and practices with regards to primary healthcare

Primary healthcare needs to improve and gain importance in India, say panellistsPrimary healthcare and wellness is a topic of discussion that each of us will look forward too. It is so because accessible quality primary healthcare has been a neglected area in the healthcare sector for more than two decades now. However, there is no denying that there is ample innovation in the sector of medicine […]

Mumbai doc to test eye, sugar of Ganesh devotees for free

Dr Nishant Kumar shall conduct free eye-screening and sugar-testing camp - Eyebetes, for the devotees standing in long queues at Siddhi Vinayak Temple. In 2016, a camp was set at the Lalbaug Raja Ganpati Mandal, where around 15,000 people got their eye scanned for free. This noble campaign has already garnered a positive response from the masses and renowned celebrities

Mumbai doc to test eye, sugar of Ganesh devotees for freeThe festival season is about to arrive and many households will welcome the little ‘Bappa’ to their home. A city-based doctor is trying his bit of creating awareness and is conducting a free eye-screening for the devotees standing in the long queues outside the Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Dadar, starting from Friday August 25 to September 3. Dr […]

‘Health insurance should be affordable and accessible by one and all’

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) healthcare conclave hosted a session on insurance and last mile challenges in insurance like coverage offered, procedural issues related to maintenance. As per the experts, the innovations such as insurance must be made hugely available and affordable

‘Health insurance should be affordable and accessible by one and all’Life insurance is the need of the hour. How much we take care of our health, with a change in time and technology and the environment, lifestyle diseases can wreak havoc in our life unexpectedly. Chances of life threatening diseases have also increased by leaps and bounds. Thus, we need a protective circle that protects […]

‘Good health is synonymous with a good country’

Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has raised worrisome questions at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Wednesday. He was addressing experts and panellists present at the CII healthcare conclave event

‘Good health is synonymous with a good country’There have been a lot of talks about health these days. However during a speech in CII on Wednesday, August 23, Sudhir Mungantiwar, Minister of Finance, Planning and Forest Department, Government of Maharashtra said, “Healthcare cannot be left behind. I have tied up with KPMG India for creating a model district in Chandrapur and Sindhudurg.” […]