Punish the guilty in Dr Amarapurkar’s death: IMA to PM Modi

In view of the unforeseen and untimely demise of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, a renowned doctor from Mumbai. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has decided to file a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court. Apart from the PIL, the IMA has also written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Punish the guilty in Dr Amarapurkar’s death: IMA to PM ModiThe Indian Medical Association (IMA) Mumbai Branch will be a filing a public interest litigation (PIL) with respect to the tragic death of senior Gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar. He had fallen into an open and uncovered manhole on 29th August 2017. “We are deeply disturbed by this tragic incident. We have lost a good doctor. […]

Mumbai: NDRF divers join MFB’s search operation for the missing doc

Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, a gastroenterologist attached to Bombay hospital, left around 4:30 pm from the hospital and headed to Prabhadevi, where he resides on August 29. Since then, he is missing

Mumbai: NDRF divers join MFB’s search operation for the missing docTwenty-four hours after Dr Deepak Amarapurkar went missing, the relentless search by the Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) team is still on. Based on the perception, the renowned doctor was last seen near the junction at India Bulls Centre in Parel. Dr Amarapurkar, a gastroenterologist attached to Bombay hospital, left around 4:30 pm from the hospital and headed […]

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, water enters in KEM hospital

The city was hit by rain showers on Tuesday afternoon. Parel was one of the areas, which was majorly affected. Due to water logging in KEM hospital, the BMC had to be called for water evacuation

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, water enters in KEM hospitalThe city’s pouring showers proved to be a curse for most Mumbaikars today. However, one of last fears that anyone would want to have, is the hospitals getting clogged and water logged. As Mumbai continued to reel under the impact of the monsoon, rainwater today entered the KEM hospital in Parel. The hospital was filled […]

Mumbai witnesses 3 leptospirosis deaths in July

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) released a report on Thursday evening about the number of cases and deaths in the city this year. Doctors across the city say that the numbers of cases are lesser this year, owing to better drainage management

Mumbai witnesses 3 leptospirosis deaths in JulyThe month of July so far has seen 3 deaths owing to leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is caused mainly through infected water. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) released a report on Thursday evening about the number of cases and deaths in the city this year. BMC’s Executive Health Officer, Dr Padmaja Keskar said “There have been only three deaths […]

Mumbai reports 128 cases of hepatitis in July

Hepatitis A and E remains to be a life threating disease for pregnant women. According to a report released by the BMC's health department, 135 pregnant women lost their lives to due to the hepatitis A and E infection in last the three years

Mumbai reports 128 cases of hepatitis in JulyOn the eve of World Hepatitis Day which is marked on July 28, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) released the number of hepatitis cases reported in the city. There are 128 cases of hepatitis which were reported till in the month of July (until July 26). Speaking about the number of increasing cases of hepatitis, BMC’s […]

7 dead, 5 injured in Mumbai building collapse

A 30-year-old building Saidarshan building collapsed at Ghatkopar. In total seven people were killed in the accident. The injured are being treated at Rajawadi and Santiniketan hospital in Ghatkopar. In this dreadful event, nine people were rushed to a nearby hospital. Two people succumb to death and five people are still seeking treatment at Shantiniketan Hospital. In addition to this, three people have been discharged from the hospital in the outpatient department

7 dead, 5 injured in Mumbai building collapseAn unfortunate incident shook Mumbaikars today. A 30-year-old building named Saidarshan collapsed on the LBS Marg in Ghatkopar. The horrific accident occurred around 10:00 am this morning, in which seven people lost their lives. According to the information received from the BMC’s Emergency Department, 14 fire engines, 2 rescue vans and 108 ambulances were immediately rushed to […]

IDA, BMC join hands to beat diabetes in state

As per the initiative, IDA will provide diabetes education in the dispensaries run by the civic body. It is estimated that around 10 lakh people in Mumbai have diabetes. The prevalence of diabetes has been increasing rapidly worldwide, especially, in developing countries like India. A pilot study will soon be conducted in which 28 dispensaries across Bandra and Andheri  where dieticians from IDA will work with medical officers

IDA, BMC join hands to beat diabetes in stateIn a first-of-its-kind initiative, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) – an umbrella body of registered dieticians – have come together to tackle diabetes via diabetes counselling. As per the project, IDA will provide diabetes education in the dispensaries run by the civic body. “We plan to hold workshops where with the […]
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