Pune: Farmer’s family takes to crowdfunding to pay for heart transplant

A brain-dead donor invaluable sacrifice helped give a 30-year-old farmer who was waitlisted for a heart a second chance of life. But now after the heart transplant, the farmer who hails from Karjat, Ahmednagar is facing financial difficulties to pay the cost of the heart transplant surgery

Pune: Farmer’s family takes to crowdfunding to pay for heart transplant“Due to the drought, there is a shortage of water, due to this nothing grows on our fields. We don’t have any money in our hands. We are facing difficulties to run our own family to meet our basic needs and requirements. Upon this now we have to face the situation of paying 25 lakhs […]

Road safety awareness: NGO starts Selfie with ‘Yamraj’ campaign

As per the data released by the State Police and the Transport Department, around 98 two-wheeler riders, who were riding the bike without a helmet, died per day in 2017. While 79 car drivers, who were driving without seatbelt, also lost their lives

Road safety awareness: NGO starts Selfie with ‘Yamraj’ campaignTo spread awareness about road safety, the NGO, Lions club, has started a unique campaign — Selfie with Yamraj, the god of death The campaign was organised in the Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, on Monday, with an aim to spread awareness about traffic rules. People, who did not wore the helmet, seat belt, and those who […]

Maharashtra: Two doctors commit suicide in four days

On June 02, Dr Rupali, an anaesthetist from Mumbai's leading Tata Memorial Hospital committed suicide due to depression. And barely four days later, another doctor, Dr Mahesh Raut, too, committed suicide in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

Maharashtra: Two doctors commit suicide in four daysDr Mahesh Raut, an anaesthesia specialist from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, committed suicide on Monday night. According to Ahmednagar police, Dr Raut administered two injections on himself on Monday. His body was found on Tuesday morning by the hospital staff. The police have found a note near his body. The police have started an investigation into this […]

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay bills

After successful heart transplant on Krushna his mother met him for the first time on Thursday. But his father is still at his hometown, arranging money for Krushna’s treatment

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay billsKrushna, who was waiting for six months to get heart, has recently undergone heart transplant surgery. Its been two days that the surgery took place and Krushna is recovering at ICU in Fortis hospital in Mumbai. Doctors said they have kept him in unconscious state so that he does not do too many movements. Krushna’s […]

Villagers come forward to help the ailing ‘Krushna’

Krushna Sadgir, an eight-year-old who got his heart transplant done yesterday is getting better now. However, family is now concerned about pooling the funds. At this time, the villagers have come forward to do all that they can to collect funds to help the child

Villagers come forward to help the ailing ‘Krushna’Ever since Krushna Sadgir, the eight-year-old with a rare heart defect underwent a heart transplant yesterday, the family has been under immense pressure about collecting funds. In such a crisis situation, the villagers of Muthalne in Ahmednagar district have come forward to help the ailing child’s family.  In fact, the villagers have undertaken a unique […]

Donate a heart: An appeal made by a hapless father

In the age when kids are supposed to play, Krushna Sadgir, an eight-year-old boy from Ahmednagar is having a hard time. His heart functioning is 41% and he needs a heart transplant. According to doctors, pacemaker will be fitted, before transplantation and which will cost around seven to eight lakhs. But if that also doesn’t help, he will have to undergo heart transplant

Donate a heart: An appeal made by a hapless fatherKrushna Sadgir, an eight-year-old boy, who belongs to Akole Taluka in Ahmednagar district, was a playful child. But soon, he was robbed of his childhood, last year, when he suddenly started feeling difficult while breathing. He was treated by local doctors and for a further treatment; he was taken to Mumbai and Pune. In December […]

Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad to compensate women for opting institutional deliveries

Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad's health department has decided to give an extra compensation of Rs 2,300 apart from Rs 700 which pregnant women get from the central government. This initiative aims at reducing maternal and neonatal mortality rate and to achieve 100 per cent institutional deliveries

Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad to compensate women for opting institutional deliveriesIn a bid to tackle maternal and neonatal mortality and to achieve 100 per cent institutional deliveries, Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad’s (ZP) health department has decided to go one step ahead of the central government’s Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY). The beneficiaries of JSY would now onwards get an extra compensation of Rs 2,300 apart from Rs […]

Maha Swine flu alert: Four deaths in 24 hours

Pune district has reported highest number of death toll due to swine flu from January 1 to July 20 this year. Pune is followed by Nashik, which has 34 cases died of swine flu, followed by Nagpur with 24, Aurangabad with 23 and Thane and Ahmednagar with 20 cases. Mumbai has 15 death cases died of swine flu, while Navi Mumbai has three death cases

Maha Swine flu alert: Four deaths in 24 hoursIn the last 24 hours, the Mumbai Metropolitan region (MMR) reported three swine flu deaths, said state health official.  While two of the deaths have been reported in Mumbai, one is from Thane and another from Ahmednagar. Dr M Diggikar, Joint Director of Health Services, Pune, said, “Four people succumb to swine flu today. The two […]