#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”After the election, people have very high hopes from the government. Voters hope that the government will deliver the promises, and work for the betterment of people. With an aim to create awareness about health issues, My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Through this campaign, we are gathering important health issues, which […]

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”Through the #VoteForHealth series, we aim to convey the honest opinion of doctors and medical workers over the expectations that they will have from the upcoming government after the elections. The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, […]

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”

With an aim to make people aware of their health rights and issue pertaining to health. My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Under this campaign, we will bring to you the perspective of eminent doctors about healthcare and policies which the government should take into account

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, what about the real health issues? The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their vote. […]

Elections 2019: Doctor start social movement #VoteForHealth

With an aim to make people aware of their health rights and issue pertaining to health. My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Under this campaign, we will bring to you the perspective of eminent doctors about healthcare and policies which the government should take into account

Elections 2019: Doctor start social movement #VoteForHealthAs the election comes closer, political parties offer a lot of sops and promise to the citizens. This year the manifesto of the political parties also has a lot of focus on the health issues. On the eve of Election Day, in order to spread awareness among the people about health issues and policies. A […]

BMC uses demonetisation queues to raise TB awareness

Civic body cashes in on demonetisation after-effects, raise awareness on symptoms and treatments of the disease

BMC uses demonetisation queues to raise TB awarenessAs Mumbaikars stand in serpentine queues outside ATMs / banks in the city post demonetisation announcement, some social workers volunteered to ease their woes by offering them water, snacks and tea. Amidst the chaos, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has also volunteered to help the citizens – in a healthy way. Cashing in on Union government’s […]

Govt hospitals must implement digital payment: Health Ministry

In an advisory issued by the ministry, joint secretary Manoj Jhalani said it is important that government health facilities are fully equipped to receive user charges in a digital manner, including mobile transactions

Govt hospitals must implement digital payment: Health MinistryA month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation to fight black money menace, and consequently causing grave trouble to patients at hospitals, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has directed government hospitals to adopt digital payment facilities for patients’ convenience. In an advisory issued by the ministry, joint secretary Manoj Jhalani said it […]

Ill-effects of demonetisation: Hundreds flock to psychiatrists for counselling

The sudden announcement of discontinuation of Rs500 and Rs1,000 currency notes has led to rise in numbers of people experiencing shock, anxiety, stress and heart attacks

Ill-effects of demonetisation: Hundreds flock to psychiatrists for counsellingSuraj Sethia (name changed), a 52-year-old businessman from Girgaum (Mumbai) had sleepless nights for days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation. His worry and stress came under control only after he consulted a psychiatrist. While it has been two weeks since the Centre’s announcement, city psychiatrists have been busy attending hundreds of people like […]