Cataract-free Maharashtra: 1,28,000 surgeries performed in 2 months

There is a backlog of around 17 lakh surgeries across the state. Cataract of more than 5 lakhs people is mature. Therefore, CM Fadnavis decided to make Maharashtra cataract-free. The percentage of blindness in Maharashtra is 1.4. To make Maharashtra cataract-free, camps were organised at 15 places along with Jalgaon, Yavatmal, Beed, Nashik, Chandrapur and […]

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Soon: Mumbai to get 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’, informs Dr Deepak Sawant

Now, 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’ will be introduced in Mumbai and 20 new  in the remote areas. In the remote areas, where the ambulance can’t reach, the ‘Bike Ambulance’ will be of a great help. Owing to which, the medical facilities will be provided through 20 ‘Bike Ambulances’ in Palghar, Jawahar, Mokhada, Nandurbar and Melghat areas, informed […]

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Soon: State govt to start a burns centre in Mumbai

Right in the beginning of the New Year, the health department takes an important decision. As per the information received by My Medical Mantra: The burns centre will be started at Malad, Mumbai It will consist of 30 beds The government will fund it Hospital will have a skin bank Awareness would be created regarding […]

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No ‘Active Tracker’ in sonography machines, says Dr Deepak Sawant

In reply to the Legislative Assembly, Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister said, “The meeting of the expert committee constituted under the chairmanship of the Central Board of Directors of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT)  was held in Delhi. The committee is of the opinion that, the ‘Active Tracker’ is not useful to […]

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Maha to implement Clinical Establishment act soon?

With an aim to protect the interests of patients, the state government is all set to implement the Clinical Establishment Act. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister informed regarding this in Maharashtra assembly. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister said, “State government is making efforts to implement central government’s Clinical Establishment Act. State government is […]

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Coming soon: A web portal to boost medical tourism in state, informs Dr Deepak Sawant

Since last few years, medical tourism is growing rapidly in cities like Mumbai and Pune. A Large number of patients come from abroad for the treatment of heart and liver transplants, kidney and many more diseases in Maharashtra. On Friday, in a meeting with Health Minister, representatives from several hospitals were present. In which, it […]

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Mumbaikars: Come forward to donate blood, appeals SBTC

  There is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. But, blood donation has still not gained momentum, which has resulted in to blood shortage. Owing to which patients and […]

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Mumbai: 3,000 units of blood available, says Dr Deepak Sawant

The population of the state is 11.13 million and according to the criteria of World Health Organization, one per cent of the blood collection is required and the state needs 11 lakh units of blood. Last year, Maharashtra secured first place in the country through blood donation. As 16, 17,000 units blood was collected. As […]

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Maha Health Minister launches Critical Care Units at Hinduja Hospital

Maha Health Minister launches Critical Care Units at Hinduja Hospital

The Association of Healthcare Providers- India (AHPI), in association with Bureau Veritas, introduced a new standard known as ‘ResCCU – Responsible Critical Care Units’ at P. D. Hinduja Hospital, Mahim. The new standard was co-developed by awareness and knowledge partner Cipla and launched by the chief guest – Dr Deepak Sawant, Hon. Minister of Health and […]

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