Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology for Ayushman Bharat

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, here today exchanged the MoU’s with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform for nationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology for Ayushman BharatAnupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare presided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) IT Solutions. Preeti Sudan, Secretary (Health) , Burzis Taraporewala, Senior Adviser, Tata Trusts and Sarv Saravanan, Senior Vice President, Dell EMC COE and Jeremy Ford, Director, […]

Know about the top 5 illnesses which affect women

Women and men share most of the common illnesses; but there are few distinctions that set them apart from each other. The health of a woman can be differentiated and deserves special attention. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, doctors elaborate on the five common illnesses witnessed largely in women

Know about the top 5 illnesses which affect womenMenstrual Irregularities These can have various presentations right from puberty to menopause. Periods may be prolonged, heavy, scanty, delayed or frequent. Often, this can be physiological; however, it is important to rule out any underlying medical cause. In young adolescent girls, the cause of an irregular bleeding pattern could be a polycystic ovarian disease, thyroid […]

Sanitary napkins distributed by Indian Red Cross Society on Menstrual Hygiene Day

The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Mumbai is dedicated to uplift the dignity of Women. It has started an awareness campaign on the much-neglected topic menstruation of menstruation

Sanitary napkins distributed by Indian Red Cross Society on Menstrual Hygiene DayIn order to raise awareness and reach out to the masses the IRCS has conducted talks, role plays and presentation to educate young girls on menstrual hygiene. So far, they have distributed approximately 5000 sanitary napkins to girls from economic weaker section of the society in various schools, colleges and slums of Mumbai. Each girl […]

IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals wear pink jersey to raise awareness on breast cancer

Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals have donned a special pink jersey in Friday’s home match against the Chennai Super Kings, to raise awareness about early cancer screening through their campaign Cancer Out

IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals wear pink jersey to raise awareness on breast cancerAs part of the Rajasthan Royals’ Cancer out campaign, skipper Ajinkya Rahane along with his team mates Heinrich Klaasen, Krishnappa Gowtham and Mahipal Lomror on Wednesday got themselves screened in an urge to promote early cancer screening. A significant proportion of cancers can be cured if detected early. Several surveys have showed that less than […]

JJ Hospital writes to MCI to start postgraduate course on cancer

The administration of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in Mumbai has written a letter to Medical Council of India, asking them to start a specialised postgraduate course on cancer for medical students. Doctors state that in the past few years the state has seen a sharp rise in cancer cases. And as compared to the number of cases, the numbers of doctors who can treat cancer patients are very few

JJ Hospital writes to MCI to start postgraduate course on cancerMaharashtra has witnessed a sharp rise in oral, breast and cervical cancer cases in the past few years. In order to impart specialised cancer-related education to the students, the administration of Sir JJ Hospitals has written a letter to Medical Council of India (MCI). The letter was written by Dr Tatyarao Lahane, former dean of […]

International Women’s Day: 1 in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime

Economic growth in India, has brought with it other challenges – including cancer. Cancer prevalence in women, as well as deaths, are increasing rapidly among Indian women, primarily because of changing lifestyle, increasing lifespan, low awareness and late detection

International Women’s Day: 1 in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime  Now, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Indian women, constituting about 27% of all female cancers and incidence rates begin to rise in the early thirties and peak at ages 50-64 years. Overall, 1 in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. India accounts for the third […]

Sassoon Hospital to host cancer screening camp on Women’s Day

As the incidence of cancer is rising in the country, so is the cancer related death toll. Statistics suggest that one woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes in India and for every two women diagnosed with breast cancer in the world, one woman dies of it in India

Sassoon Hospital to host cancer screening camp on Women’s DayOn the occasion of International Women’s Day, Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune, has taken up the fight against cancer. A special awareness program and cancer screening will be held on Thursday, March 08 from 9 am to 1 pm at the SGH campus. At this camp, women will be screened for breast cancer, cervical […]

Cervical cancer: Tata Hospital doctors get two landmark studies published in Medical Journal

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) doctors get two landmark studies of cervical cancer treatment published in medical journal that completely rules out surgery in women diagnosed with locally advanced stage of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer: Tata Hospital doctors get two landmark studies published in Medical JournalThe TMH doctors said with India seeing 60 to 70% of cervical cancer patients in locally advance stage, the two studies are path breaking as it shows better cure rate when compared to the traditional cervical cancer treatment methods. The studies, which have now set up a benchmark for cervical cancer treatment in advance stages […]

International Women’s Day: State govt to implement cancer screening programme

Special efforts have been made by the centre and the state government to make India cancer-free. For timely treatment and diagnosis, the state government will implement a cancer screening programme on the International Women's Day, in Mumbai and across the state

International Women’s Day: State govt to implement cancer screening programmeIn Maharashtra, the percentage of cervical cancer is highest than any other cancer related to women. Since, the cancer treatment is unaffordable, many women tend to neglect it. To help the timely detection and treatment of women in urban and the rural areas, on International Women’s Day on March 8th, the state government will implement […]

Cancer: 7 signs you cannot afford to ignore

The word ‘caution’ signifies the care or the need to take action to avoid any mistake or danger. On the occasion of ‘World Cancer Day’ which is observed on the 4th of February, the word caution helped to recognise and establish the 7 most common and significant signs of cancer

Cancer: 7 signs you cannot afford to ignoreWhat does ‘caution’ stand for? Change in bowel or bladder: If you have been experiencing healthy and regular bowel movements but have begun to experience a sudden or gradual shift in this routine; be it the frequency, constipation, diarrhoea, change in shape or colour, bloody stools and rectal bleeding, these could be signs of cancer. […]