Maha govt scheme for pregnant woman helps save lives in tribal areas

This scheme is active in 90 primary health centres of 9 districts namely Palghar, Nandurbar, Nashik, Nanded, Yavatmal, Amravati, Gondia, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli. More than 3 thousand women are delivered safely in a year under ‘Maher Ghar.’ Institutional deliveries are increased and pregnant mother and child death ratio is decreased in the tribal area due […]

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Posts of dean lying vacant in seven govt medical colleges in Maharashtra

The posts of the dean have been handed over to other doctors as acting-dean of the institution. Along with JJ Hospital in Mumbai, there are six other hospitals without a dean. The government medical colleges at Jalgaon, Gondia, Akola, Yavatmal, Chandrapur, Ambejogai are currently functioning without a dean. These positions haven’t been filled in since […]

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Maharashtra: Heat wave grips Vidharbha, Chandrapur sizzles at 46.8 degrees Celsius

As the mercury is soars at 45 degrees Celsius, Vidharbha and Marathwada region of Maharashtra, are battling with the severe heat wave conditions. Chandrapur district has already touched 46 degrees, with Bhahmapuri reaching the top of the list in Maharashtra recorded temperature around 46.8-degree Celsius. Temperatures across Vidharbha region Chandrapur – 46 degrees Celsius Bhamhapuri […]

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A tribal health camp changes the life of this 19-year-old

A tribal health camp changes the life of this 19-year-old

Sheshrao Jivtode (19), who hails from Kitadi village in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra was suffering from epileptic attacks since birth. For the past 19 years, he has been living with this horror every day. But, today, he is completely free from epilepsy. Sheshrao is currently undergoing treatment at Bombay Hospital in Mumbai. While speaking to […]

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‘Then, we will shoot you with bullets’, says Hansraj Ahir

On Monday, Hansraj Ahir, the Union Minister of State for Home, got angry on the doctors who didn’t attend a hospital inauguration ceremony. Ahir made the controversial statements while inaugurating a medicine counter at the Chandrapur Government Hospital in Maharashtra. Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home, made a controversial and a shocking statement. […]

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Success: Know how palliative care unit is improving the quality of lives in Jawhar

Jawhar is a municipal council in Palghar district of Maharashtra. This taluka mostly consists of the tribal population and it is a topic of discussion for rampant malnutrition. But amongst the adversities, a team of Patangshah Cottage Hospital Jawhar is running a successful unit of palliative care in the Jawhar taluka. This unit was started in 2011 with the guidance of Tata […]

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Govt to organise leprosy camp in state, aims to detect hidden cases 

  From September 5 to 20, the state health department will conduct a leprosy detection drive in 22 districts. The primary aim of the drive is to find out ‘hidden cases’ of leprosy in the high endemic 234 blocks in these districts under the National Leprosy Eradication Program. The fight against leprosy, it seems, is far […]

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Govt to organise leprosy camp in state, aims to detect hidden cases

Vidarbha has a higher burden of leprosy in Maharashtra: Study

A study published in Indian Journal of Community Medicine has shown that the prevalence rate of Leprosy is more in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. The study states that burden of leprosy prevalence rate is more in Vidarbha region followed by rest of the Maharashtra and Marathwada. In Vidarbha, districts of Amravati, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, […]

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Over 3 lakh patients enrol for Nandurbar health camp, CM Fadnavis says tribal area to soon get a medical college

Over 1 lakh people in six districts of Maharashtra obese, State government’s mega health drive finds

‘Pandit Dindayal Upadhaya Swastha Maharashtra campaign’, the state government’s mega drive has received an overwhelming response. The first phase of the one month drive, which recently concluded, was carried out in 6 districts, has witnessed huge turnout since it’s began on May 1, 2017. But the shocking fact is that over one lakh people in […]

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To focus on rural healthcare, Maha to launch Pandit Dindayal Upadhya Healthy Maharashtra Campaign

To focus on rural healthcare, Maha to launch Pandit Dindayal Upadhya Healthy Maharashtra Campaign

In order to provide healthcare facilities in the rural areas, Maharashtra is set to launch a massive campaign called Pandit Dindayal Upadhya Healthy Maharashtra Campaign. To launch the campaign, the Medical Education department has identified 6 districts, in which the campaign will kick-start from May 1, 2017 and will go on till May 27. The […]

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