Pune hospital gifts artificial limb to three-legged donkey

Prosthetic and orthotics department of Sancheti Hospital is designing a prosthetic leg for the animal rescued by a charitable trust

Pune hospital gifts artificial limb to three-legged donkeyIn a one-of-a-kind case, a Jaipur foot will soon help a donkey walk on all fours. The three-legged animal was rescued from Dhule district in Maharashtra by RESQ Charitable Trust in Pune around two months ago. The volunteers of the trust found the donkey struggling to walk on three legs. She tried to move ahead […]

Ex-Army man seeks your help!

Dattatreya Sonawane served the country as a soldier and during his army days, he bravely tackled enemies but has become weak before a lung disease. He is suffering from Interstitial Lung Disease. According to doctors, performing lung transplant is the only option to save his life. The surgery is likely to cost around Rs 24 lakh. For which, his wife, Vijaya Sonawane, is trying her best to collect money for his transplant.  Doctors say it would be beneficial for him if he undergoes surgery within next three months

Ex-Army man seeks your help!Dattatreya Sonawane, a resident of Dhule in Maharashtra, served the country as a soldier. During his army days, he bravely tackled enemies but has become weak before a lung disease. Dattatreya is suffering from Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) also known as diffuse parenchymal lung disease (DPLD). According to doctors, performing lung transplant is the only option to save his […]

In a gesture of solidarity, Punekars to hug doctors

In order to tackle the rising number of attacks on doctors, Pune-based Jan Aarogya Abhiyan and Pune Citizen Doctor Forum (PCDF) have come up with an initiative called "jaduki jappi", where residents of Pune will hug different doctors in the city. Residents from Pune are asked to take selfie with their doctor, to offer them flowers and to give them a 'jaduki jhappi'

In a gesture of solidarity, Punekars to hug doctorsThe initiative is undertaken to develop a cordial relationship between the residents and doctors and restore the trust which has been hampered after recent incidents of attacks on doctors. Recently, an orthopaedic doctor form Government medical college in Dhule was beaten up allegedly by the relatives of a patient. Following which, the resident doctors across […]

Tell me my friend, why should I work: An emotional poem penned by a doctor on the recent attacks

Dr Chaitnaya Kulkarni, a resident from Government medical college, Kolhapur, has penned down a poem questioning why patients overlook efforts made by doctors to save their lives and attack them mercilessly. Dr Kulkarni has written this poem following a brutal assault on one of the resident doctors in Dhule, after which 4,500 resident doctors had gone on strike for five days

Tell me my friend, why should I work: An emotional poem penned by a doctor on the recent attacks“Resident doctors work round the clock. Sometimes, the shift duty stretches for 48 hours and for whom do we work? We work because every life is precious for us and in return what do we get? We get abused and assaulted by patients and their relatives,” said Dr Chaitanya Kulkarni, a resident doctor at Government […]

Terrified by assaults, doctors lose trust in administration, govt machinery

After the horrifying incidents in Dhule, Nashik and rest of Maharashtra, where medical professionals were assaulted by an angry mob, doctors are now openly voicing concerns about their safety

Terrified by assaults, doctors lose trust in administration, govt machineryNashik: (March 16): Intern Dr Rahul Patil and a nurse were beaten up Dhule (March 12): Dr Rohan Mhamunkar was assaulted Shirpur: Earlier this week a doctor’s clinic was ransacked Latur: (January 18) Intern doctor was assaulted After the horrifying incidents in Dhule, Nashik and rest of Maharashtra, where medical professionals were assaulted by an […]

Maharashtra unsafe for doctors? Yet another intern doctor, nurse beaten up in Nashik

Even as doctors across the state are protesting the Dhule incident, yet another intern doctor and a nurse were thrashed by an angry mob on Thursday night in Nashik

Maharashtra unsafe for doctors? Yet another intern doctor, nurse beaten up in NashikJust within five days after a resident doctor in Dhule was attacked yet another shocking incident surfaced on Thursday night (March 16) when another intern doctor and a nurse at Nashik Civil Hospital were assaulted by an angry mob. Dr Rahul Patil, in his early twenties, was on duty when a group of people attacked […]

MARD doctors’ call for ‘mass bunk’ likely to disrupt medical services

MARD is a body of around 4,000 trainee doctors in Maharashtra, who attend medical emergency in government-run hospitals. It has announced mass bunking on March 17, which is likely to cripple medical services across the state

MARD doctors’ call for ‘mass bunk’ likely to disrupt medical servicesCondemning the Dhule incident where a resident doctor was brutally beaten up by a patient’s relatives and friends, Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have called for ‘mass bunk’ on March 17. “We, at the Central MARD, condemn this coward act at Dhule Civil Hospital. We being doctors are doing our job, working endlessly to […]

Suspect in doctor’s assault case commits suicide inside police station in Dhule

According to police, relatives have refused to accept suspect Pradeep’s dead body. Relatives demand they will take the body only after an FIR is registered against the doctors.

Suspect in doctor’s assault case commits suicide inside police station in DhuleIn a dramatic twist to the Dhule doctor assault case, suspect arrested in the case allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside a local police station. The suspect identified as Pradeep Vetal, was taken into custody, after a resident doctor from Dhule civil hospital Dr Rohan Mhamunkar was allegedly mercilessly beaten up by Vetal and […]

Doctors demand guns to protect themselves against increasing attacks

From Jan 2015 till August 2016, 44 doctors were attacked by angry relatives of patients. Doctors say we cannot depend on police and state machinery and that’s why they need arms to protect themselves

Doctors demand guns to protect themselves against increasing attacksHours after the brutal attack on one of their colleagues, a resident doctor in Dhule, Maharashtra, MARD, the Maharashtra Resident Doctors Association has demanded providing gun licenses to the Doctors. The body of around 4000 trainee doctors claims, cases of attacks on doctors are rising and doctors have a right to protect their life. Speaking […]

Are the resident doctors safe in the state?

In 2015, when the series of attack on doctors took place, Maharashtra Resident Doctors Association (MARD) had demanded to conduct a security audit of all medical college. In total they were 44 attacks from January 2015 till August 2016

Are the resident doctors safe in the state?The Minister of Medical Education assured that he will provide a healthy environment for resident doctors to do their work and decided to deploy extra security forces in the all medical colleges. They have also planned to appoint Pravin Dixit, former director general to review of security audit of college campus. Vipul Mhamunkar, younger brother […]