Maharashtra: Dr Chandanwale appointed as additional joint director of DMER

On Tuesday, October 01, the state government issued the orders, of appointing Dr Ajay Chandanwale, as new Additional Joint Director, Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharashtra Dr Chandanwale, who is currently, Dean of B J Medical College, and Sassoon hospital, Pune will continue to hold on to the position. In a major development, Dr […]

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Pune: Ethics to be taught on a compulsory basis to MBBS students

The month-long course that Medical Council of India (MCI) has introduced, is divided into five parts namely, orientation, skills module, enhancement skills, sport and extracurricular activities and professionalism and ethics also including other sub-sections such as computer and English skills. Recently BJ Medical College had arranged a special workshop for professors to train them on […]

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Pune: Medical students help underprivileged NEET aspirants prepare for exam  

While medical education has become costly, it has become difficult for students from belonging to humble backgrounds to train themselves for – National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) – the gateway to undergraduate medical colleges. This year is the third year of the training program. After the recently announced results, seven students from the LFU […]

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Pune: B J Medical College hosts seminar on generic drugs

The goal for achieving health for all is a massive responsibility for the Ministry of Health.  Its further challenging to achieve this target in the face of rising costs of drugs, consumables and medical procedures.  One of the initiatives by the Government in order to achieve this goal is introduction of the policy for prescribing […]

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

Indian 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 […]

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Pune Biomedical students develop Innovative injection for kids

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 […]

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Kolhapur: Doctor assaulted by angry relatives after patient’s death

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationship

There 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 […]

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Sassoon Hospital introduces battery operated vehicles to shift patients

Sassoon Hospital introduces battery operated vehicles to shift patients

Patients 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 […]

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