Mumbai: Operation theatre at KEM Hospital closed since 15 days

The Jan Mohammad Theatre (JMT) operation theatre at KEM Hospital has been closed for 15 days due to water leakage. The operation theatre is being repaired and upgraded

Mumbai: Operation theatre at KEM Hospital closed since 15 daysCurrently, emergency surgeries are being carried out at another operation theatre in the hospital. Dates for scheduled surgeries have been postponed. The operation theatre will be reopened from Friday, informed KEM Hospital Dean, Dr Avinash Supe. Many people come to KEM hospital every day for treatment. However, patients requiring surgery are facing difficulties, due to […]

Inspirational tale: This Mumbai girl fought against all odds to become a doctor

Roshan Shaikh is a 23-year-old differently abled Mumbaikar, who has successfully completed her MBBS degree. She has now joined Mumbai's civic run KEM hospital for postgraduate studies in pathology. Roshan had met with an accident, in which she lost her both the legs. But, that didn't deter her from pursuing her dreams

Inspirational tale: This Mumbai girl fought against all odds to become a doctorIf you have the determination, courage and a positive attitude towards your life, nothing can stop you from making your dreams come true. An example of this is Mumbai’s Roshan Shaikh who never let her emotions get the better of her. Even though, she lost both of her legs in a near fatal railway accident […]

Minor rape victim approaches Bombay High Court to end 26-week pregnancy

Recently, across India, a number of cases have surfaced where people are approaching the judicial authorities to terminate the over 20-week pregnancy of the women. In India, the Section 3 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, does not allow abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Doctors feel that there is a need to make amendments in the MTP Act

Minor rape victim approaches Bombay High Court to end 26-week pregnancyA father of a 16-year-old rape victim has approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to terminate victim’s 26-week pregnancy. The high court, on October 10, had directed the KEM Hospital to form a medical board of expert doctors and examine the present health condition of the victim. The court had asked the board to […]

Shortage in technicians affecting Mumbaikars in peripheral hospitals, corporator raised issue in civic body meeting

People who come for the various tests done at peripheral hospitals like Cooper, Shatabdi, Siddharth Hospital often have to suffer due to lack of technicians in the pathology department. There are no x-ray technicians, no sonography technicians available at peripheral hospitals

Shortage in technicians affecting Mumbaikars in peripheral hospitals, corporator raised issue in civic body meetingShiv Sena corporator Rajul Patel has raised the issue of shortage of technicians at peripheral hospitals in the Mumbai in the BMC’s standing committee meeting held on Wednesday. “People who come for the various tests done at peripheral hospitals like Cooper, Shatabdi, Siddharth Hospital often have to suffer due to lack of technicians in the […]