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 […]

Maha CM Fadnavis launches MMC’s first accredited online CME portal

Through this novel initiative, the MMC is trying to reach over one lakh Resident Medical Practitioners (RMPs) in Maharashtra, who may not have the time to attend physical conferences, CMEs are extremely busy working in metros, rural and tier 2 cities

Maha CM Fadnavis launches MMC’s first accredited online CME portalMedical science is dynamic and there is no end of learning for a doctor. This is in essence the concept of continuing medical education (CME). Tremendous advances are taking place in the field of medical sciences, which are continuously changing the concept, approach to management and the outcome of several diseases. The rapid pace of […]

Dr Amarapurkar’s death: BMC installs safety net in 1,200 manholes in Mumbai

Keeping in mind the unfortunate death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, who died by slipping into an open manhole during the August 29 floods. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has taken up the responsibility to ensure safety of citizens this monsoon by covered up 1,200 open-manholes so far

Dr Amarapurkar’s death: BMC installs safety net in 1,200 manholes in MumbaiThe long-awaited south-west monsoon has finally hit Kerala’s coast on Monday and is likely to reach Maharashtra’s coastline three days earlier than expected. The state government is gearing up for the onset of the monsoon in Mumbai. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has covered 1200 manholes in the city with safety nets. Mumbai’s renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar […]

My name is ‘Lalit Salve’

After Lalita's transformation into Lalit Salve. Lalit will have to be hospitalised in St George hospital for about two weeks. Doctors say second surgery will be done after six months. But, Lalita says, 'Now call me Lalit. The identity which was hidden for the past several years

My name is ‘Lalit Salve’“My name is Lalit Salve, I am feeling very happy now. I have my own identity,” says Lalita Salve after accepting her new-found identity which lay hidden away all these years. On Friday, May 25, after her first sex-change surgery, Lalita has been successfully transformed into Lalit. Lalita was struggling to reclaim her hidden identity […]

Lalita to Lalit: Doctors to perform first surgery on Friday 

Lalita Salve, a 29-year-old woman police constable from Beed, Maharashtra, will undergo her first surgery on Friday. The doctors will remove her breasts and ovaries. And will insert a tube into her bladder help her to pass urine

Lalita to Lalit: Doctors to perform first surgery on Friday Lalita Salve, a 29-year-old woman police constable from Beed, Maharashtra, will take her first step to become Lalit on Friday, May 25. A well-known plastic surgeon, Dr Rajat Kapoor, will perform the sex-change surgery on Lalita at Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital. On Friday, the doctors will remove her breasts and ovaries. And will insert […]
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