Maha govt scheme for pregnant woman helps save lives in tribal areas

This scheme is active in 90 primary health centres of 9 districts namely Palghar, Nandurbar, Nashik, Nanded, Yavatmal, Amravati, Gondia, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli. More than 3 thousand women are delivered safely in a year under ‘Maher Ghar.’ Institutional deliveries are increased and pregnant mother and child death ratio is decreased in the tribal area due […]

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Dr Ravindra and Dr Smita Kolhe

Maha: Dr Ravindra and Dr Smita Kolhe to be bestowed with Padma Shri

Dr Ravindra Kolhe decided he wanted to offer his services at some place that was far away from any medical facility. He chose Bairagarh, a remote village located in Melghat taluka in Amravati, Maharashtra. The journey to Melghat started from Amravati and all transport ended at Harisal, from where one had to walk 40 km […]

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Maha: Doctors giving their all to ensure survival of premature born twins

The woman delivered the twins on Saturday, August 26. The twin baby girls were born weighing just 550 grams and 450 grams at a Sub District Hospital in Dharni. The girls are being monitored in a special chamber in the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Vipin Khadse, Medical […]

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In a first, Amravati’s govt hospital conducts a kidney transplant

Amravati super speciality hospital falls under Maharashtra’s health ministry, and it is the first time that a hospital, under health ministry, conducted a kidney transplant. Last year, the hospital was registered for the organ transplant. And the surgery took place in the first week of April. On April 03, the patient, Shrikant Tawari was admitted to […]

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Doc to organise ‘cancer survivor meet’ to give patients positive outlook on disease

Doc to organise ‘cancer survivor meet’ to give patients positive outlook on disease

Dr Avinash Saoji, the founder and director of Prayas, an NGO based in Amravati, is set to will host a cancer survivor meet in the last week of March. The event will take place from March 31 to April 04. Cancer survivors, relatives of cancer patients, oncologists, physiatrists, dieticians and different organisations working for cancer […]

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Maha: IAS officer builds medical training academy for tribals

In 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 […]

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Organ donation: A brain-dead man gifts life to 3 Mumbaikars

Organ donation has become a matter of prime importance. Considering this fact, a wife has donated her husband’s organs in Hamalpura area of Amravati district. The organs of this person helped save three lives. 52-year-old Manoj Gupta, who lived in Hamalpura area of Amravati district, had been admitted to a private hospital for treatment on […]

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Success: Know how palliative care unit is improving the quality of lives in Jawhar

Jawhar is a municipal council in Palghar district of Maharashtra. This taluka mostly consists of the tribal population and it is a topic of discussion for rampant malnutrition. But amongst the adversities, a team of Patangshah Cottage Hospital Jawhar is running a successful unit of palliative care in the Jawhar taluka. This unit was started in 2011 with the guidance of Tata […]

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