WCNR 2018: Doctors discussed about neurological infections

At day two of the World Congress for Neuro Rehabilitation (WCNR) 2018, one of the most awaited sessions was about neuroinfections in developing countries. It spoke about infections like chikungunya and encephalitis in these countries

WCNR 2018: Doctors discussed about neurological infectionsThe second day of WCNR seems more than just promising. Whether it is the topics chosen or the guests who have come down to Mumbai, it was a marvel to attend. One such dynamic session was about neuroinfections in the developing world. The session was chaired by Dr M Chandrashekhar, Dr R Chakor and Dr […]

BMC goes digital for health, develops an app to provide information on various diseases

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has designed a ‘Monsoon Related App’, which is free of cost and can be downloaded in any android phone. With the help of this app, people will get the information regarding various life-threatening diseases on one click. The app will be inaugurated on September 19

BMC goes digital for health, develops an app to provide information on various diseasesMonsoon invites a host of diseases like malaria, dengue, and leptospirosis and so on. Every year, the number of patients suffering with these diseases goes on increasing as there is a lack of awareness amongst people, regarding these diseases. Owing to the rise in the number of patients, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is working to […]

Pune NCP workers protest against PMC, owing to the rise in infectious diseases

The party workers have put forward their demands to the Municipal Commissioner of Pune and have highlighted the loop holes in the implementation program to the control infectious diseases

Pune NCP workers protest against PMC, owing to the rise in infectious diseasesPune has been witnessing a rise in a number of people suffering from infectious diseases. On Thursday, August 03, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) protested against the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) health department, over their inaction to control the menace of infectious diseases in the city. This agitation was held in front of PMC’s administrative building. […]

Health ministry gears up to tackle vector-borne disease

The maximum number of cases of the vector-borne disease was reported from Kerala with 9,104 followed by Tamil Nadu with 4,174 till July 2. As many as 10,952 chikungunya cases have also been reported in the country till July 2. Karnataka has recorded highest number of cases with 4,047

Health ministry gears up to tackle vector-borne diseaseThe Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, held a high level meeting to review the preparedness of the Health Ministry for prevention and control of vector borne diseases (dengue, malaria, chikungunya) in the country today. During the meeting, Nadda asked the states for mounting aggressive IEC campaigns to enhance awareness on […]

Mosquito menace: Breeding spots on the rise in Pune

The Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) health department has identified about 89,891 spots in the city where mosquito breeding is likely to take place. PMC for the first time has decided to tap cinema halls and shopping malls to curb mosquito breeding

Mosquito menace: Breeding spots on the rise in PuneAhead of this year’s monsoon, the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) health department has identified about 89,891 spots in the city where mosquito breeding is likely to take place. For the first time, PMC also had arranged a meeting of managers from multiplexes and cinema halls in the city to create awareness about the dangers of […]

Alarming rise in cases of chikungunya severely damaging eyes in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai

Doctors say the commonest manifestation of chikungunya is conjunctivitis

Alarming rise in cases of chikungunya severely damaging eyes in Mumbai and Navi MumbaiMumbai sees 22 confirmed cases of Chikungunya in October, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Thursday. While health officials say all the patients are stable and Mumbaikars do not have to worry about this a viral disease spread by mosquito bites, eye surgeons have a different say. “Chikungunya affecting eyes is coming up big […]

Chikungunya travels from Delhi to Mumbai

8 cases detected so far, doctors however say they are more concerned about dengue

Chikungunya travels from Delhi to MumbaiA day after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) confirmed eight chikungunya cases in Mumbai, its health officials said all of them are stable and recuperating. The executive health officer, Dr Padmaja Keskar, told My Medical Mantra that there is no need to panic and that they are monitoring the situation. Like dengue, chikungunya too is spread […]

Eight chikungunya cases reported in Mumbai

Eight chikungunya cases reported in MumbaiEight confirmed chikungunya cases have been reported in Mumbai, said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Thursday. The cases are from Dadar (west) and one from Govandi area. The executive health officer of BMC said there have been 20 probable cases of Chikungunya and all these cases have been reported in the public sector. Like dengue, chikungunya too is spread […]