Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donation

In order to spread awareness about organ donation in the state, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote the importance of organ donation on September 25 and 26

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donationAn organ donation awareness rally was organised in Mumbai’s Sir JJ Group of hospitals in Mumbai on September 25. 500 people including doctors, nurses, intern doctors, and workers played at active role in making the rally a success. The main aim of the rally was to spread awareness about cadaver donation. Various programmes will be […]

Provide better facilities to civic and govt hospitals: Central MARD to Maha govt

The Central Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have written a letter to the Maharashtra government, which puts forth their grievance on the recent spate of attacks on doctors working in government and civic-run hospitals in the state

Provide better facilities to civic and govt hospitals: Central MARD to Maha govtThrough the letter, the doctors have also addressed the issue of poor medical facilities and the shortage of medical equipment and essential medicines. The letter states that during times of medical emergencies doctors are blamed for the death of a patient and relatives allege medical negligence. The doctors themselves are constrained as adequate facilities are […]

Overcrowding, poor ventilation responsible for rising TB cases, states CM Fadnavis

While giving a written reply in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stated, factors like increase in population, congested buildings and lack of proper ventilation are responsible for the rise in TB cases

Overcrowding, poor ventilation responsible for rising TB cases, states CM FadnavisMaharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has admitted that Mumbai, has recorded a rise in the number of tuberculosis cases. From April 2017 to March 2018, Mumbai has recorded 45,000 TB cases. While the number of MDR-TB patients is 4,891. As India, is gearing up to eliminate the menace of TB, Mumbai, the financial capital of […]

Maharashtra witnesses 3,361 deaths due to road accidents

In the first three months of 2018, the rural areas in Maharashtra, have recorded a whopping 73% of accident cases, in which 83% casualties in first three months of the year have lost their lives. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis admitted these statistics in the state assembly

Maharashtra witnesses 3,361 deaths due to road accidentsIn the year 2017, Maharashtra has witnessed 35,853 accidents, and over 12,000 people have lost their lives, of which 2,789 deaths occurred in rural areas. More than 20,000 passengers have been severely injured in these accidents. In the first three months of 2018, from January to March – 9,243 accidents have occurred, killing 3,361 people. Maharashtra […]

Mumbai: Chemist protest at FDA HQ, against unchecked online pharmacies

The chemist and druggists demand that the FDA should take stern action against unregulated online pharmacies which are operating in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Chemist protest at FDA HQ, against unchecked online pharmaciesThe chemists from Maharashtra, have gathered in Mumbai, to protest against the online pharmacy in the state. The chemist association has launched a massive agitation at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) office in Bandra. Around 500 chemists have joined the protest march at the Food and Drug Administration office in Mumbai. The protesting chemists […]

Patients put forth their demands by observing ‘satyagraha’

Around 15 patients went on a one-day ‘satyagraha’ in Nagpur. These patients have raised their concerns over the issues like unavailability of essential medicines, lack of treatment facilities for psychological problems, lack of facilities in the public sector which force people to opt for private healthcare, rising cost of healthcare, and less spending on health care by the government

Patients put forth their demands by observing ‘satyagraha’With the demand to make ‘Clinical Establishment Act’ patient-centric, around 15 patients went on a one-day ‘satyagraha’ in Nagpur on Thursday. These patients, along with ‘Jan Aarogya Abhiyan’ – a network of 50 NGO’s, have submitted their demands to the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Health Minister Deepak Sawant. Dr Satish Gogawale, the member […]

Mumbai: 24 women died due to birth control surgery in the past 5 years

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has informed the Maharashtra assembly in a written reply on Monday, July 09. He stated that the state government has taken various measures to curb the deaths which are happening due to the family planning operation

Mumbai: 24 women died due to birth control surgery in the past 5 yearsIn the past 5 years, 24 women have died due to surgeries performed for sterilisation. Since 2010, a district Quality Assurance Committee has been set up to investigate the deaths occurring due to the family planning operation. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis had informed Maharashtra assembly in a written reply. While answering the question raised by […]

‘Maha studying via model to implement Ayushman Bharat in state’: CM Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government is working and studying to develop a via model for #AyushmanBharat healthcare scheme and State government's Mahatma Phule Jan Arogya Yojana

‘Maha studying via model to implement Ayushman Bharat in state’: CM FadnavisMaharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stated that the government wants to implement both healthcare schemes. So as to provide financial assistance for the maximum number of people. The Maharashtra government will take criminal action against those who will misuse the healthcare scheme. The chief minister informed the Maharashtra assembly during the question hour on Monday, […]

Doctor urges PM to make glucometer available at government hospitals

Dr Pradeep Gadge earlier campaigned to bring glucometer strips under the government’s price control. After government the made them available at Jan Aushadhi stores, where generically similar medicines are sold at prices lower than the market, he appealed to make it more accessible and asked that even private hospitals must have it

Doctor urges PM to make glucometer available at government hospitalsDr Pradeep Gadge, a leading diabetologist at Gadge Diabetes Care Centre, Mumbai, has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis urging them to make glucometers more accessible. He earlier campaigned to bring glucometer strips under the government’s price control. Currently, with an estimated diabetic population of nearly 425 […]

‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’

After transforming from Lalita to Lalit, Tuesday, literally was Lalit’s day out. For the first time, Lalit stepped out of the hospital to return to his native place as a man. Lalit says he is eager to join his police duty soon and his very optimistic about his new life and new changes in the body

‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’“In 2009, I came to know that I am different from the other girls, that is when I stopped using lipstick. Then I never looked at it nor did any make-up. I could feel from the inside that I was different. Finally, I have my own identity now,” said Lalit Salve. Lalita finally got her […]
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