Amruta Fadnavis meets up with BMC chief to discuss concerns of mid-day meal suppliers

During the meeting with the BMC chief, Amruta Fadnavis raised a few important matters and concerns of the women’s organisation, who supply mid-day meal to the children in the BMC schools

Amruta Fadnavis meets up with BMC chief to discuss concerns of mid-day meal suppliersAmruta Fadnavis, Wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Tuesday, April 30, met the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Amruta Fadnavis said, “The women’s organisation that supplies mid-day meal to the BMC schools had a various issue related to the tender process. They had an objection […]

Swine flu: Two people lose life in Mumbai, state toll reaches 120

Two Mumbaikars have lost their lives due to swine flu in the month of March. The committee confirmed that deaths are were caused due to swine flu

Swine flu: Two people lose life in Mumbai, state toll reaches 120According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the two people lost their lives after getting contacted with the swine flu. After Nagpur and Nashik, Mumbai also follows suit. So far, as many as 120 people have lost their lives across Maharashtra and 1,300 patients have been recuperating in the hospitals. While speaking to My Medical […]

Incident at Kurla station forces BMC to start inspection of roadside juice vendors

After the Central Railway decided to crackdown upon juice sellers at its stations. The BMC has gone a step further and has decided to inspect juice sellers across the city

Incident at Kurla station forces BMC to start inspection of roadside juice vendorsAfter the video of a lime juice vendor surfaced using unclean water to prepare lime juice, no step has been left unturned by the authorities to maintaining the safety of public health. While the Central Railways brought forth a ban, disallowing juice sellers from selling nimbu pani and khala khatta juice at railway stations. Now […]

Maha: Soon, govt hospitals to go online

Maharashtra’s state-run hospitals to make their day to day work paperless. Patient's medical records, investigation reports, and case papers will be available online and can be accessed by the doctors by scanning the barcode

Maha: Soon, govt hospitals to go onlineSoon, government hospitals in Maharashtra are to go online and make their day to day work paperless. Medical records, investigation reports, and case papers will be available online and can be accessed by the doctors by scanning the barcode. After successfully implementing the pilot project in two district hospitals, now, 34 hospitals, across the state, […]

BMC budget 2019: Healthy Mumbaikar on BMC’s agenda  

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced its annual budget for the city today. The civic budget for the first time crossed Rs 30,000 crore mark. The overall budget for the city this year amounted to Rs 30,692 crore rupees

BMC budget 2019: Healthy Mumbaikar on BMC’s agenda  After the Union Budget, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) presented its budget for financial year 2019-20. BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta presents civic budget for Mumbai. This is the fourth budget which was presented by Ajoy Mehta during his current tenure. Keeping health as an important priority in its budget the BMC has allocated Rs 4151.14 […]

Mumbai: BMC soon to install sanitary pad vending machines at public toilets

The idea of the sanitary vending machine was presented by Dr Saeeda Khan, an NCP corporator from L ward (Kurla), keeping in mind the deplorable conditions of public toilets across Mumbai. This proposal has now made its way to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC’s) standing committee where will be debated upon. Currently, the idea has been accepted in principal but it requires a final approval

Mumbai: BMC soon to install sanitary pad vending machines at public toiletsMenstrual hygiene is an important concept for the betterment of woman’s health. And it is high time that women get better access to basic hygiene. Keeping this in mind the BMC is soon going to set-up sanitary pad vending machines across the city. The proposal which was earlier mooted is soon set to reach fruition. […]

Mumbai: BMC to increase its health budget, civic hospital to soon turn into multi-specialities

Sixty per cent of the people in Mumbai, live in the Eastern and Western suburbs, and the peripheral hospitals are their lifeline. Many times the patient has to travel all the way to the major hospital, as appropriate facilities are not available in the peripheral hospital. Now with this new decision the BMC intends to convert peripheral hospitals into multi-specialty hospitals

Mumbai: BMC to increase its health budget, civic hospital to soon turn into multi-specialitiesThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to increase the health budget for the year 2019-20. The move aims at upgrading the peripheral hospitals to multi-specialty hospitals. This move will reduce the patients’ load on the major civic-hospitals, and the corporation can cater to a large number of poor and needy patients. The health budget […]

Mumbai: Civic-run hospitals witness an acute shortage of anti-rabies vaccine

The anti-rabies vaccine is crucial as it can help save the lives of people bitten by dogs. As it is well-known, that delayed treatment of rabies can worsen the symptoms or can even cause death. While Mumbai is facing an acute shortage of the vaccine, health experts stated that the BMC should look into this matter on a priority basis

Mumbai: Civic-run hospitals witness an acute shortage of anti-rabies vaccineCivic-run hospitals in Mumbai are witnessing an acute shortage of anti-rabies vaccines. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the shortage is due to the on-going issues between the manufactures and the wholesalers. The BMC had earlier decided to supply the anti-rabies vaccines to the major hospitals in Mumbai, where a large number of dog […]

Mumbai: Children studying in civic-run schools to get free medical treatment

As per the data of the Integrated Child Development Scheme, in Mumbai, 2,69,893 children are under the age of six, and 3,85,976 children are under the age of 18, that are suffering from various medical conditions. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to provide free medical treatment to those who are under the age of 18

Mumbai: Children studying in civic-run schools to get free medical treatmentChildren studying in BMC-run schools in Mumbai, will now be treated for free of cost. The BMC has taken a decision to provide free medical treatment to the children till the age of 1. Not only the medical treatment, but if a child requires surgery, then it will also be done for free. Children studying […]

Mumbai: Dengue affects average three Mumbaikars each day, one casualty per month

Within the jurisdiction of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at least three cases of confirmed dengue patients are reported each day and 37 cases of suspected dengue are reported daily as per the averages and information provided by the BMC to RTI activist Anil Galgali

Mumbai: Dengue affects average three Mumbaikars each day, one casualty per monthRTI activist Anil Galgali  had sought information about the details of patients afflicted by Dengue in the past 3 years. The BMC’s Public health department provided Galgali with information pertaining to years 2016, 2017 and up to 11th November 2018 a period spanning 35 months. It also provided the information about the confirmed dengue cases […]