Ande Ka Funda: Sassoon Hospital observes World Egg Day

Along with proteins, eggs also contain Vitamin D, B6, B12, selenium; and minerals such as zinc, iron, and copper. It nutritional value is also high

Ande Ka Funda: Sassoon Hospital observes World Egg DayOn the occasion of World Egg Day, Sassoon General Hospital in Pune distributed 7,000 eggs on Friday. The intention behind this is to help raise awareness on the benefits of eggs and the important role it play in our diet and nutrition. This year, October 13, is being celebrated as World Egg Day to highlight […]

First-of-its-kind: Fellowship for undergraduate medical students

The curriculum for undergraduate medical students does not provide any scope for research activities, but, the fellowship started by Indian Public Health Association, (IPHA) Maharashtra Branch, aims to provide this scope through its research activities. The medical students have welcomed this initiative

First-of-its-kind: Fellowship for undergraduate medical studentsIndian Public Health Association, (IPHA), Maharashtra Branch started first-of-its kind research fellowship for undergraduate medical students. When curriculum for undergraduate medical students does not provide any scope for research activities, this fellowship aims to provide scope through its research activities. The aim of this fellowship is to inculcate research orientation among students in the undergraduate […]

Biomedical students develop innovative injection for kids 

 An innovative injection, or rather ‘funjection,’ is a new spin on traditional injections. This device is designed in such a way that a syringe of the injection is covered with a toy and children are then deceived while they are being injected

Biomedical students develop innovative injection for kids At a recently held Medical Device Innovation Camp (MEDIC) in Pune an innovative device named as ‘funjection’ caught the attention of all. It is a devised made by a team of students and professor which will help in nullifying the pain of injection for children. The device is designed in such a way that a […]

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationship

A special workshop was organised at B J Medical College and Sassoon Hospitals, Pune on Friday to teach students communication skills on how to deal patients

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationshipThere has been an increase in the number of incidents about doctors getting attacked by patients being reported in the country. Keeping this in mind, a unique effort has started where special lessons are devised to teach young doctors on how to communicate with patients. A special workshop was organised at Sassoon Hospital and B […]

Sassoon Hospital introduces battery operated vehicles to shift patients

Earlier, the task of moving patients from one building to another was done by using wheelchairs or with the aid of a stretcher. It was difficult to move the patients manually

Sassoon Hospital introduces battery operated vehicles to shift patientsPatients in Sassoon Hospital will soon be taken from one ward to another or from one building to another with the help of battery operated vehicles. The Pune hospital has introduced two battery operated vehicles since August 15. These vehicles will now take patients from one ward to another. They will also be used to […]

Tackling malnourished children through treating their anemic mothers

Sassoon’s Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) has noticed incidence of malnourished children more when the mother is anemic. Doctors suggest that anemia should be treated in order to tackle malnourishment

Tackling malnourished children through treating their anemic mothers A year and five month old Shweta (name changed) from Kothrud, weighs only 5.25 kg,has a large head and delayed physical response. She comes under the criteria of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM); while her mother, with hemoglobin of 7 falls under the criteria of being anemic mother. Shweta was hospitalized in Sassoon hospital’s Nutrition Rehabilitation […]