Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fourth victim?

This is the fourth suspected death due to Leptospirosis. In the month of June, three Mumbaikars had died due to leptospirosis. The latest death due to leptospirosis is yet to be confirmed by the BMC’s Epidemiological death committee

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fourth victim?A 17-year-old from Worli, Mumbai has suspected to have died due to leptospirosis in the city As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the teenager had walked through the flooded water in Worli Seaface and other areas The BMC has recently released the latest data of the monsoon-related disease in Mumbai. As per the data […]

Ex-BMC corporater demands for reading spaces in civic hospitals  

As Sewri’s TB Hospital inaugurated a library for its patients, which was made a reality through book donation by people and NGO’s, an ex-corporator is set to write a letter to the BMC Commissioner and the Mayor of Mumbai asking them to provide reading spaces to patients in civic-run hospitals

Ex-BMC corporater demands for reading spaces in civic hospitals  To help lift the spirits of tuberculosis patients who are usually admitted for a long duration of time, the TB hospital at Sewri has opened a library for its patients. This will help the patients engage in activities which can help reduce the pain of their disease. The books will be provided in English, Marathi […]

Mumbai: BMC approves free medical aid for senior citizens

Mumbaikars above the 60 years of age will now be able to avail of free medical treatment civic-run hospitals. Special wards will be started at KEM, Nair and Sion Hospital

Mumbai: BMC approves free medical aid for senior citizensDr Avinash Supe, Dean of civic-run KEM hospital and Director of all major hospitals had submitted the proposal to the health department. The BMC’s Health Committee has accepted the proposal, and now its standing committee has given the approval. Dr Ajay Rane, deputy-dean of KEM Hospital, said, “Special ward will be erected for elderly citizens […]

Mumbai: Senior citizens to soon get free treatment at civic-run hospitals

In order to cater to the health issues of the elderly, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with a proposal to provide free treatment them

Mumbai: Senior citizens to soon get free treatment at civic-run hospitalsSoon Mumbaikars above the 60 years of age, will be able to avail of free medical treatment civic-run hospitals. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean of civic-run KEM hospital and Director of all major hospitals had submitted the proposal to the health department. The BMC’s Health Committee has accepted the proposal, and now it has been sent […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?

A middle-aged man has died in Mumbai on the evening of Monday, June 25. The BMC’s health officials suspect that the man died after contracting leptospirosis. The death occurred at Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital. Last year, leptospirosis claimed the lives of three people

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?This could become the first case, where leptospirosis has claimed the life of a person during on-going monsoon season The monsoon in Mumbai has now already set. For the month of June, the island city has witnessed the second highest rainfall in the past 10 years. But apart from this Mumbai, has witnessed its first […]

Nair Hospital soon to have forensic odontology department

Forensic odontology plays a very pivotal role as far as a criminal investigation is concerned. It is an added tool in the hands of the investigating agencies, to identify the accused in cases like sexual abuse and child abuse

Nair Hospital soon to have forensic odontology departmentSoon, a forensic odontology department will be set up at Mumbai’s civic-run Nair Dental Hospital. This will help give a boost to the Maharashtra Police, to identify the accused, with the help of forensic science. The proposal to set up a forensic odontology department is being prepared and will soon be submitted to the Brihanmumbai […]

Jaslok Hospital spreads awareness on monsoon related diseases in Dharavi

The main objective of the awareness workshop was towards spreading awareness about the water-borne diseases and a step towards a healthy hygienic life at the time of monsoon

Jaslok Hospital spreads awareness on monsoon related diseases in DharaviJaslok Hospital and Research Centre in association with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation took a step forward towards healthy India and organised an awareness workshop at Dharavi. In 2017, the BMC recorded 1,134 dengue cases and 17 deaths due to the vector-borne disease caused by mosquitoes. Even as malaria cases are steadily declining, with over 6,000 recorded […]

Mumbai: Civic-run hospitals to get 16 neo-natal ventilators

The ventilators will be provided to KEM, Sion, Nair and Cooper Hospital and this service will be provided to common people at affordable rates

Mumbai: Civic-run hospitals to get 16 neo-natal ventilatorsEvery day, thousands of people throng to Mumbai’s civic-run hospitals for the treatment. A number of pre-mature babies required a ventilator to help them breathe. There is a huge gap between the demand and the supply. So, in order to provide better healthcare service to Mumbaikars, the BMC has decided to purchase 16 neo-natal ventilators. […]

Taking your pet for a walk? Don’t forget to carry a potty picker

Taking your dog for a walk? Wow, he loves the exercise too. Isn't it? But, are you carrying a potty picker or poop scooper with you? No, then you better carry it from today itself

Taking your pet for a walk? Don’t forget to carry a potty picker16 dog owners have been fined Rs 500 in the past three days. A 32 member team is doing the round-up in the area. If your dog poops on the road, then the owner will have to pick it up. BMC has started this initiative after receiving a number of complaints from the Mumbaikars. The […]

Monsoon: BMC to train private doctors, launch campaign to spread awareness about NCD

A recent survey conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) revealed that the prevalence of non-communicable diseases has increased in Mumbai. In order to spread awareness about the diseases, soon BMC will launch a campaign in the city. Also, to keep a tab on monsoon-related illnesses, BMC will train private doctors to identify the disease

Monsoon: BMC to train private doctors, launch campaign to spread awareness about NCDSoon, the BMC will launch a citywide campaign to spread awareness about non-communicable diseases. The diseases will include diabetes, hypertension, heart attack, cancer among others. Also, BMC will impart training to the private doctors to identify the monsoon-related diseases. BMC will launch the campaign on railway stations and bus depots across the city.  The much-awaited […]
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