Maharashtra Day: 16 police personnel from Gadchiroli martyred in Naxal attack

On Wednesday, May 01, a Naxalite attack took place at Gadchiroli. The incident occurred around Kurkheda-Kurada road. As per initial reports, 15 police personnel are feared to be dead

Maharashtra Day: 16 police personnel from Gadchiroli martyred in Naxal attackThe brutal attack took place on May 01, a day which is observed and celebrated as Maharashtra Day in the state. The Naxalite attack took place at Gadchiroli district. The attack happened around 12 noon on the Kurkheda-Kurada road. 15 police personnel from the Maharashtra police force have been feared to be dead. They were […]

Gadchiroli has one of the highest incidences of mouth cancer in India, states report

A report released by Tata Memorial Hospital reveals that rural and tribal regions of Gadchiroli have one of the highest incidences of mouth cancers in the country

Gadchiroli has one of the highest incidences of mouth cancer in India, states reportEnumerating cancer cases in rural areas remain challenging and posing a challenge to develop cancer control strategies. SEARCH, Gadchiroli and Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai have collaboratively developed a method to enumerate cancer cases in under-resourced settings under the Population-Based Cancer Registry (PBCR) in Gadchiroli. The results of the PBCR for years 2015-16 were released today […]

Maha: CRPF bravehearts pledge to donate their organs

While the jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CPRF) risk their lives every day to protect us from terrorist and naxal attacks, they also have a tender side to them. CRPF displayed their humanitarian sides by pledging their organs

Maha: CRPF bravehearts pledge to donate their organs889 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel including officers and jawans have pledged to donate their organs. On Thursday, 09 August, 445 CRPF personnel have received the Organ Donor card from National Organ and Tissue and Transplant Authority (NOTTO). They are the valiant soldiers of India, who fight with the naxals day in, day out, […]

Maha: Health workers and police department save two pregnant women in Gadchiroli

Providing healthcare services in the remote areas is a daunting task in front of the health workers. However, the Asha workers ceaselessly do their job and save thousands of lives. Recently, two different cases emerged from Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, where the coordination of between different agencies helped to save two pregnant women and their children

Maha: Health workers and police department save two pregnant women in GadchiroliZareguda, a small tribal village, in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, is surrounded by water throughout the year. The only way to reach the interior parts of the village is through small boats, which the tribal people call Donga. In addition to that, during heavy rains, the Pamalu-Gautami river swells up, and it becomes more difficult […]

Renowned health activist Dr Abhay and Rani Bhang receive Padma Shri award

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday evening gave away prestigious Padma awards to 89 winners at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Among the awardees, were Dr Abhay and Dr Rani Bang who are well-known for revolutionising the healthcare sector in the Naxalite-hit district of Gadchiroli

Renowned health activist Dr Abhay and Rani Bhang receive Padma Shri awardHighlights of Dr Abhay and Dr Rani Bang lifelong work Doctors who were over 30 years transformed healthcare in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Established Shodh Gram, a model Gond tribal village in Gadchiroli with tribal friendly amenities like hospitals, canteen, temple, training centre, pharmacy etc. Their home-based newborn care model significantly reduced infant mortality. It was adopted […]

Help tribals with medicines, appeals doc couple

In order to acquire help for the needy, from the people belonging to the metropolitans, Dr Abhijit Gadevar, medical officer, Gatta Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Gadchiroli, has started a campaign on social media. Through which, one can send the medicines to the tribals on just one click

Help tribals with medicines, appeals doc coupleIn the tribal areas of Gadchiroli, there are no big hospitals. There, primary healthcare is of prime importance. If the necessary healthcare facilities are not provided then it can be risky for the patients. Owing to which, Dr Abhijit Gadevar and his wife took initiatives who are working there since last 5 to 6 months. […]

Gadchiroli bags award for highest number of male sterilisation surgeries

Gadchiroli district is identified as tribal district which does not have adequate health facilities. But, it has left all districts behind by bagging an award by ministry of health and family welfare, for an exemplary contribution in male sterilisation

Gadchiroli bags award for highest number of male sterilisation surgeriesIn the year 2016 to 17, 3,500 male sterilisation surgeries were performed in Gadchiroli district. Due to vasectomy and awareness, Gadchiroli district has been awarded by the central government for an exemplary contribution in male sterilisation. Sunil Madavi, additional district health officer, Gadchiroli said, “In this year, highest number of male sterilisation surgeries were performed […]

Maha tribal department launches program to tackle malnutrition

Under this initiative, seven districts from the state namely Pune, Raigad, Nashik, Thane, Palghar, Nandurbar and Gadchiroli will participate under this initiative. Their target will be around 400 villages in respective districts selected for the program

Maha tribal department launches program to tackle malnutritionThe State Tribal Department has initiated a unique program titled, ‘Community Action for Nutrition (CAN)’ in order to empower tribal communities to improve nutrition and strengthen awareness regarding nutrition related services. Under this initiative, seven districts from the state namely Pune, Raigad, Nashik, Thane, Palghar, Nandurbar and Gadchiroli will participate under this initiative. Their target […]

Success: Know how palliative care unit is improving the quality of lives in Jawhar

A team of Patangshah Cottage Hospital Jawhar is running a successful unit of palliative care with an aim of not leaving behind, those who are suffering. As it is imperative to understand and improve the quality of life of those who are affected with life-limiting diseases such as cancer, HIV, sickle cell diseases, drug-resistant TB and other diseases which are not curable

Success: Know how palliative care unit is improving the quality of lives in JawharJawhar is a municipal council in Palghar district of Maharashtra. This taluka mostly consists of the tribal population and it is a topic of discussion for rampant malnutrition. But amongst the adversities, a team of Patangshah Cottage Hospital Jawhar is running a successful unit of palliative care in the Jawhar taluka. This unit was started in 2011 with the guidance of Tata […]

Doctor delivers twins in ambulance; split second decision saves three lives

Interestingly, just few hours before the delivery, a complaint was filed in police by Dr Chavan after Laxmi had gone missing from the hospital in Sironcha before her delivery. Laxmi was 9 months pregnant and suffered through lack of blood. She was hospitalized in Sironcha hospital and given 3 bottles of blood

Doctor delivers twins in ambulance; split second decision saves three livesWhat began as a routine day for doctor Manish, who works at Ankisa primary health centre, Gadchiroli, turned out to be an eventful day, as received an urgent call from ASHA worker from Amdeli village in Gadchiroli district, informing him about Laxmi Atram a tribal woman who was in labour pain. Doctor Manish Chavan had reached […]