#DoctorsDay: Doctors from Pune perform ‘mime’ to raise awareness on road safety

On the occasion of doctors day, doctors from Hadapsar Medical Association performed their inaugural ‘silent play.’ The theme of their play was based upon ‘road accidents and medical help’

#DoctorsDay: Doctors from Pune perform ‘mime’ to raise awareness on road safetyThe play which was performed today marks the beginning of a year-long campaign, during which they will be performing at different public spaces in Pune. The first play was performed at a public garden in the city. It is a laudable fact that the ‘silent play/mime’ was performed, directed, and scripted by doctors from Pune. […]

World Head Injury Day: Mumbai police give roses to bikers, create awareness about helmet use

On the occasion of World Head Injury Day, a team of people from Global Hospital, Parel distributed roses alongside Mumbai cops to bring awareness among the citizens on road safety

World Head Injury Day:  Mumbai police give roses to bikers, create awareness about helmet useThe initiative was aimed at creating awareness among 2-wheeler motorist about road safety, the importance of usage of helmets and most importantly, following lane discipline. The day-long (2 hours) initiative was conducted at Dr E Borges Road beside BATA showroom, next to Global Hospital, Parel. The team educated motorists about traffic rules, the importance of wearing […]

Airport personnel, CRPF jawans taught how to save a life in an emergency

A cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training programme was organised by Golden Hour Foundation to teach aircraft customs officer, jet custom officers, and CRPF jawans, were trained how to perform CPR on people in times of emergency

Airport personnel, CRPF jawans taught how to save a life in an emergencyCardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing. It is indicated in those who are unresponsive with no breathing. This is essential as it helps save the life of a person […]

World Stroke Day: Survivor narrates ordeal, share how negligence led to stroke

High blood pressure and smoking are two well-known risk factors for a stroke. After his own personal negligence caused him to have a stroke, Mohammed Javed, recounts his experience. And share how the stroke acted as a wake-up call and a life lesson for him

World Stroke Day: Survivor narrates ordeal, share how negligence led to stroke“I have understood how negligence towards one’s health can have negative consequences. I have had a first-hand experience of it. I felt that my life had ended. But, timely diagnosis and treatment helped save my life. Therefore, I have learnt that one should never ignore their health,” says Mohammed Javed, a stroke survivor. Two months […]

Now, stroke patients can be saved beyond the golden hour

Stroke patients who reach the hospital within one hour of symptoms receive a clot-busting injection twice as often as those arriving later. Researchers call the first hour of symptom onset the golden hour

Now, stroke patients can be saved beyond the golden hourIschemic (Clots) Ischemic stroke occurs as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. Haemorrhagic (Bleeds) Haemorrhagic stroke occurs when a weakened blood vessel ruptures. TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack) TIA (transient ischemic attack) is caused by a temporary clot. Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital got a new piece of equipment […]

Mumbai: Bike ambulances complete a year, save 3,600 lives

The free emergency service 108 of the MEMS was launched in Mumbai by the Government of Maharashtra on August 01, 2017 by the Department of Public Health and National Health, implemented and operated by BVG India with the vision to provide emergency help during the golden hour

Mumbai: Bike ambulances complete a year, save 3,600 livesEmergency can strike anytime as one can suddenly meet with an accident or a heart attack while walking on the road. In such cases, the first one hour for the patient is important. So, you will be surprised to know that a phone number can save your life. Yes, you can call on 108 and […]

Maha: State govt expands bike ambulance fleet 

The government has added 20 more bike ambulances to the old fleet. This takes the number up to 30 in the overall fleet. Bike ambulances have proven to be helpful as they can access remote areas in the state and can also make their way through Mumbai’s congested roads

Maha: State govt expands bike ambulance fleet Emergency can strike anytime as one can suddenly meet with an accident or a heart attack while walking on the road. In such cases, the first one hour for the patient is important. Ambulances take a long time to reach the congested areas in Mumbai. Even a thought of our beloved one falling sick and […]

Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis launches bike ambulance service in South Mumbai

Emergency can strike anytime as one can suddenly meet with an accident or a heart attack while walking on the road. In such cases, the first one hour for the patient is important. Ambulances take a long time to reach the congested areas in Mumbai. Even a thought of our beloved one falling sick and after that a long wait for an ambulance worries us. A few months ago, to deal with this the state government had launched bike ambulances which received a positive response from the citizens

Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis launches bike ambulance service in South MumbaiAs per World Health Organisation: In India 51 per cent people cannot get an ambulance facility Around 40 per cent people die due to not reaching the hospital on time An ambulance should generally reach patient within 10 minutes but due to traffic it reaches late. This delay could mean a matter of life or […]

Pune doc petitions Maha CM for free medical aid to accident victims

The petition initiated online aims to address the need for free emergency service for accident victims in Maharashtra. Maharashtra is ranks second in India with highest numbers of road accidents. From 2011 to 2016, Maharashtra witnessed death of 78,317 persons in road accidents while 2, 47,402 were injured

Pune doc petitions Maha CM for free medical aid to accident victimsA Pune based health activist has started an online petition on change.org, which will be submitted to Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis asking the state government to start a scheme for free emergency service for accident victims. The petition refers to the service for the same which is started in Delhi and Kerala. The petition […]

Mumbai: Bike ambulance saves 823 lives in four months 

The Free emergency service 108 of the MEMS was launched in Mumbai by the Government of Maharashtra – Department of Public Health & National Health, implemented and operated by BVG India with the vision to provide emergency help during the golden hour

Mumbai: Bike ambulance saves 823 lives in four months The MEMS (Maharashtra Emergency Medical Services) bike emergency medical first responder service has chalked up a record number of 823 service calls attended to since its launch in August this year. In just 4 months this service which was launched with the objective of providing crucial medical support to patients in need till an ambulance […]