Disabled boy from Maharashtra successfully scales Mt. Kilimanjaro

Dheeraj who is differently-abled since birth does not have a hand and lost his left leg in an accident a few years ago. He is said to be the first differently-abled person from India to summit Mt Kilimanjaro

Disabled boy from Maharashtra successfully scales Mt. KilimanjaroA 21-year-old Dheeraj Kalsait, a resident of Alot tehsil, Aloka, Maharashtra has successfully scaled Mt Kilimanjaro the highest peak in South Africa A disabled boy has beaten all odds by successfully scaling the highest peak in Africa. He reached the summit on Republic Dy and unfurled the tricolour as an achievement of the recent victory, […]

IMA collects 1,130 units of blood in blood donation drive

In order to commemorate Doctor’s Day and as part of its community outreach vision the Indian Medical Association (IMA) partnered with Abbott in India to conduct a blood donation drive across the company’s offices in India. This was a unique initiative as IMA branches all over India worked to conduct these camps and achieved a milestone of collecting 1,130 units of blood from 33 offices in 20 cities through donation by office staff of Abbott India

IMA collects 1,130 units of blood in blood donation driveStatistics suggest that India fell short of 1.9 units of blood in 2016-2017. If this shortage had been taken care of, it could have aided more than 320,000 heart surgeries or 49,000 organ transplants, according to official data. To put it in perspective, on an average, about six units of blood is needed for open […]