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 […]

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 […]

Dr Amarapurkar’s death: BMC installs safety net in 1,200 manholes in Mumbai

Keeping in mind the unfortunate death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, who died by slipping into an open manhole during the August 29 floods. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has taken up the responsibility to ensure safety of citizens this monsoon by covered up 1,200 open-manholes so far

Dr Amarapurkar’s death: BMC installs safety net in 1,200 manholes in MumbaiThe long-awaited south-west monsoon has finally hit Kerala’s coast on Monday and is likely to reach Maharashtra’s coastline three days earlier than expected. The state government is gearing up for the onset of the monsoon in Mumbai. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has covered 1200 manholes in the city with safety nets. Mumbai’s renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar […]

Mumbai: BMC corporator demands fire audit of eateries located in residential buildings

A corporator from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has proposed and is demanding to conduct the fire audit of the eateries located in residential buildings. After the Kamala Mills fire, the BMC has started the drive to carry out fire audits of all the hotels and restaurants

Mumbai: BMC corporator demands fire audit of eateries located in residential buildingsAfter the fire at a hookah parlour in Kamala Mills claimed 14 innocent lives, in December last year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has begun the drive to carry out fire audit of the hotels and restaurants. Also, the Bombay High Court had given the directives to carry out fire audit of the roadside eateries […]

World TB Day: BMC to organise walkathon for ‘TB-Free Mumbai’

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has kick-started its TB free initiative, as part of this initiative several programmes will be organised across the city. It will also illuminate its landmark building in red for a week to raise awareness about the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) declares a theme on world TB Day each year. This year theme is ‘Wanted: Leaders for a TB free world’

World TB Day: BMC to organise walkathon for ‘TB-Free Mumbai’TB Scenario in Mumbai: In 2017, total 45,675 drug sensitive TB patients were notified from both public and private sector in Mumbai. Due to improved awareness and private sector notification efforts, case detection has improved. In 2017, 4,891 new multi-drug resistant TB patients and 670 XDR patients were registered. This is a result of increase […]

Need to find a public toilet? Google can soon help you out

Mumbaikars can now find a public toilet nearby with the ease of just one click. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has uploaded information regarding all public toilets in the city on Google Maps. It will guide you by showing public toilets which are in your vicinity

Need to find a public toilet? Google can soon help you outLocating a public toilet in a city like Mumbai is like searching for a needle in a haystack. As the number of toilets are very few. But now, Google will help you to find the exact location of nearby public toilets. Just search it on Google and you will surely find it. Since the last […]

BMC to conduct structural audit of all civic-run hospitals, after KEM mishap

The decision has been taken after the incident which took place in KEM hospital. Wherein part of the ceiling in the dialysis unit had collapsed injuring two people

BMC to conduct structural audit of all civic-run hospitals, after KEM mishapLast week’s horrifying accident at Mumbai’s civic-run hospital had left the BMC administration with a red face. To make amends, it has now taken upon the task of conducting a structural audit of all the major and peripheral hospitals in the city. I.A. Kundan, Additional commissioner (Health) BMC, has issued an order to the health […]

Biometric attendance: BMC hospital staff to protest on March 22

BMC hospital employees have not been given their salaries due to glitches in the biometric attendance system. The workers have demanded to remove the errors in the system before linking them to biometric attendance pay. Employees warn that if the administration does not fulfil their demands they will take out a protest march against the municipal corporation

Biometric attendance: BMC hospital staff to protest on March 22Implemented across Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) run hospitals, doctors, staffers and nurses have to use biometrics to register their entry and exit from hospital daily. But, due to the glitch the attendance wasn’t registered. And the salaries of the nurses, doctors and staffers were cut. Owing to which the staffers haven’t got their salaries. Also, […]

Biometric attendance: Hospital staff protests at KEM and Nair Hospital

Staffers at the civic-run KEM Hospital protested against non-payment of salaries due to biometric attendance system introduced by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) across all its hospitals. The staffers protested at KEM as well as BYL Nair Hospital

Biometric attendance: Hospital staff protests at KEM and Nair HospitalOn Thursday, the staffers aggressively protested in the hospital premises. On Wednesday, the staffers who protested at Dr Avinash Supe, the Dean of KEM Hospital’s office, were joined by the staffers from the BYL Nair Hospital. Implemented across BMC-run hospitals, doctors, staffers and nurses have to use biometrics to register their entry and exit from […]
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