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

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

What 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 […]

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Age old custom of 'menstrual hut' poses risk for menstrual hygiene

Age old custom of ‘menstrual hut’ poses risk for menstrual hygiene 

International menstrual hygiene day will be celebrated on Sunday, May 28, but many of us are not aware about a custom which is being practised in rural areas of Maharashtra, where women leave their houses and stay in a menstrual hut. This custom has been practised since ancient times. But, the important question remains unanswered. […]

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Doctor who risked his life to save wounded jawans in Naxal attack felicitated by Maharashtra’s DGP

Doctor who risked his life to save wounded jawans in Naxal attack felicitated by Maharashtra’s DGP

“I am feeling very happy; the appreciation from the police department definitely will boost the morale of doctors, who are working in the naxal affected areas like Gadchiroli,” said Dr Charanjeet Singh Saluja, a 40-year-old doctor, who lives in interior areas of Gadchiroli district. Dr Charanjeet Singh Saluja was felicitated by Maharashtra’s DGP Satish Mathur for […]

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