Pothole menace: Doctor crushed to death in road accident

A 23-year-old doctor lost her life in an unfortunate accident on Wednesday (October 09) evening, her bike hit a pothole and she was run over by a truck. The accident occurred on the Wade-Bhiwandi Highway in Thane

Pothole menace: Doctor crushed to death in road accidentThe condition of roads in Mumbai, Thane, Domblivi, Kalyan, and Palghar are quite pathetic. The pothole menace is a growing problem in urban areas all over Maharashtra. On Wednesday night, an innocent woman lost her life due to a pothole. Dr Neha Sheikh lost control of her motorcycle after it hit a pothole hard. She […]

#RakshaBandhan: Mithibai College students tie rakhis to JJ Hospital and Nair doctors

Kshitij under its community awareness campaigns conceptualised ‘Surakshabandhan’, an initiative to express gratitude towards certain people in our country who relentlessly dedicate their entire time in protecting and safeguarding the interests of common citizens. This year, the students of Mithibai College decided to tie rakhis to doctors of JJ Hospital and Nair Hospital in gratitude of the work they do for the betterment of society

#RakshaBandhan: Mithibai College students tie rakhis to JJ Hospital and Nair doctorsIn 2018, Mithibai College’s international intercollegiate cultural festival Kshitij came up with a unique way to celebrate Raksha Bandhan, a festival which signifies the pledge of Raksha. Thus, Kshitij under its community awareness campaigns This year, Surakshabandhan composed of three different activities. Smit Mehta (Chairperson, Kshitij’19) stated: “We at Kshitij believe in giving back to […]

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds study

The study states clearly that is has ‘confirmed’ that there is indeed an association between childhood asthma and low intake of vitamins D and E during pregnancy

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds studyAt present, approximately 300 million people are living with asthma worldwide. It is estimated that by 2025, another 100 million people will be diagnosed with asthma and that urban lifestyles will play a significant role in this. Among other causes, changes in diets, climate change, and air pollution have all been associated with an increase […]

Doctor attacks: Senior doctor starts petition on Change.org to #SaveTheDoctor

You can be an agent of positive change by signing this petition seeking strict implementation and enforcement of specific statutes deterring violence against doctors in all Indian states

Doctor attacks: Senior doctor starts petition on Change.org to #SaveTheDoctorEver since the Kolkata doctor attack, the number of attacks on doctors is increasing by the day. Doctors are living under constant fear. Doctors feel that their life is at stake while they save the life of their patients. They have been recent attacks over doctors in the country, but the conviction rate is quite […]

Central MARD doctors to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis to discuss doctor’s security  

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) are likely be meet Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis next week. The MARD delegation will submit a written appeal to CM Fadnavis to address their security concerns in the government and civic-run hospitals across the state

Central MARD doctors to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis to discuss doctor’s security  In the wake of a recent attack on doctors and security staff inside Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has decided to meet Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis next week. The MARD delegation will express their concerns on the security of the resident doctors while providing medical treatment While speaking to […]

IMA ponders possible solutions to deal with doctor attacks

In a recent meeting of the doctors and hospital owners in Pune, some IMA members suggested very significant suggestions. Some of the key points from the discussion will be in the line of action in the near future

IMA ponders possible solutions to deal with doctor attacksThe hooligans and crowd attacking the doctor community is a thing of fear these days. Every day, in any nook or corner of India, a doctor or a nurse or any health worker, in a hospital is attacked. These attacks may be of any form, it could be verbal abuse, slapping, beating, injuring, or maybe […]

Doctor attack: Union govt holds first ever meeting to discuss central act for doctor’s security

On Friday, July 5, the union government had constituted a committee to discuss over the issues related to doctor’s security and the possibility of bringing in a Central Act to prevent violence against doctors. The committee held its first meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday, July 10. It was attended by health secretaries from Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Doctor attack: Union govt holds first ever meeting to discuss central act for doctor’s securityThe committee was constituted to examine the pros and cons of bringing out a Central Legislation against the assaults on doctors on duty and clinical establishments. The health ministry has constituted a committee for the first time to look into the aspect of violence against doctors and whether a central act can be brought in […]

Govt sets up committee to discuss central act for doctor’s security

The central government has set up a committee to discuss the central act. In total, four Rajya Sabha MP’S have raised the issue of attacks on doctors and paramedics

Govt sets up committee to discuss central act for doctor’s security  Are doctors in our country safe and secure? It doesn’t appear to be so as the vicious cycle of violence against doctors shows no signs of slowing down. In what is now evident as a dangerous pattern of doctor attacks, the incidences are fast increasing day-by-day in the country. It has now reached a […]

#SaveDoctors: Two days, five attacks, one doctor dead – all pointing to lapses in doctors security

In the span of just two days, two doctors and a paramedical staff member has been brutally attacked inside a hospital. Dr Rajeev Gupta, the Director of Amrit Dhara Hospital in Karnal, Haryana, was shot dead late evening on Saturday, July 6. Meanwhile, a resident doctor from Delhi’s Lok Nayak hospital was assaulted by a patient’s relatives. In the third incident, a paramedical staff member was attacked by a patient’s relatives at Nagpur’s Orange City Hospital

#SaveDoctors: Two days, five attacks, one doctor dead – all pointing to lapses in doctors securityAre doctors in our country safe and secure? It doesn’t appear to be so as the vicious cycle of violence against doctors shows no signs of slowing down. In what is now evident as a dangerous pattern of doctor attacks, the incidences are fast increasing day-by-day in the country. It has now reached a point […]

Pimpri Chinchwad: Dentist and 2 others assaulted by patient’s relatives   

The incident took place on in the Sangvi area of Pimpri-Chinchwad on Tuesday, July 02. In a violent rage, the relatives of the patient attacked the dentist, the receptionist and the father of the dentist. This incidence adds to the list of a growing number of incidents of doctor attacks

Pimpri Chinchwad: Dentist and 2 others assaulted by patient’s relatives   The victims were brutally kicked and punched in the private clinic. Two people were arrested by the police in relation to the attack. The daughter of the accused was seeking treatment under the dentist. They had taken an appointment for Tuesday night from the doctor. But the dentist arrived early in the evening on Tuesday, […]
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