Govandi girl death case: BMC discontinues two pills

Chandani a 12-year-old girl from Govandi, Mumbai, had died on Friday morning, after alleged medicine reaction. The Food and Drug department has seized the samples of the medicine for testing

Govandi girl death case: BMC discontinues two pillsThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has discontinued administering Iron Folic Acid and Tablet Albendazole to children in municipal schools with immediate effect.   The decision has been taken as a precautionary measure, after Chandani, a 12-year-old girl, died in Govandi, Mumbai, allegedly after being administering medicine.   The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized the […]

Mumbai: After Chandini’s death, 350 students examined by doctors

While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Samajwadi Party corporator, Raiz Sheikh informed that the incident occurred due to an alleged medicinal reaction, on the other hand the BMC states that the parents brought their children to the hospital due to a panic reaction and few kids have complained about nausea and giddiness

Mumbai: After Chandini’s death, 350 students examined by doctorsOn Friday morning (August 10), a huge wave of panic and confusion spread among residents of Govandi’s Baiganwadi and Shivaji Nagar area in Mumbai. The parents in rushed to Rajawadi Hospital, Ghatkopar and Shatabdi Hospital, Govandi with their children as they feared that something was amiss with their kids health. In total, 365 children were […]

Mumbai: Suspected poisoning kills one, 60 students admitted in hospital

The children did not attend the school today as they were not feeling well, as they complained of stomach pain and were vomiting their parents immediately brought them to the hospital

Mumbai: Suspected poisoning kills one, 60 students admitted in hospitalA student studying in a BMC-run Urdu medium school in Mumbai’s Sanjay Nagar area at Shivaji Nagar, Govandi died today morning. 50-60 children have been admitted to Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar. The possible cause behind the student’s death and ill health of children is said to be suspected poisoning through food or medicines. Speaking to My […]

‘Monitor TB treatment’, PM Modi writes to CM Fadnavis

With the on-going urgency to eradicate Tuberculosis (TB) in the country, by taking a massive step, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to the Chief Ministyer Devendra Fadnavis in support to eliminate the disease

‘Monitor TB treatment’, PM Modi writes to CM FadnavisIndia continues to have the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the world, stated the Global TB Report 2017 released by World Health Organization (WHO). In India, an estimated 27.9 lakh patients were suffering from TB in 2016 and up to 4.23 lakh patients were estimated to have died during the year. In a […]

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEM

Reshma Kadam was one of the victims that got injured in the Elphinstone Road stampede on September 29. Among others, she also was hospitalised in KEM Hospital. Reshma’s mother, Pramita rushed to KEM after being informed about the stampede. After watching her daughter injured, Pramita became unconscious and had to be shifted to a separate ward in KEM Hospital

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEMIt’s said a mother could never watch an injury on her child’s body whether how grown up is the child, same is the case with a 27-year-old Reshma Kadam. Reshma was one of the victims that got injured in the stampede that occurred at Elphinstone Station in Mumbai on September 29. Among others, she also […]

Mumbai: 50 per cent children are malnourished in Govandi, reveals survey

Malnutrition is a serious issue in state, while in Mumbai too, some kids are found to be malnourished, claims Apnalaya NGO. Apnalaya organization, who works to provide health services, has done a survey of 3,500 children, near Govandi dumping ground. According to the survey, 50 per cent children are malnourished

Mumbai: 50 per cent children are malnourished in Govandi, reveals surveyWhen you think of malnutrition, the areas which strike your mind are the adivasi areas of Palghar, Nashik and Melghat, which lack adequate health services. Children there suffer from nutritional deficiencies. But, will you believe that even in Mumbai, children are suffering from malnutrition. Yes! You have heard it right. Apnalaya NGO has made shocking revelations […]

FDA raids 4 Panipuri manufacturing units in Mumbai

During raids, officials found that the puris were made on the floors which were in the extremely unhygienic state.The action was taken by the administration after receiving complaints about the hygienic condition at units in Mankhurd and Govandi

FDA raids 4 Panipuri manufacturing units in MumbaiThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Maharashtra today raided four pani puri manufacturing units in Mankhurd and Govandi. The action was taken by the administration after receiving complaints about the hygienic condition at the units. FDA was also alerted that the puris manufactured in these units were also not edible. FDA officers started raiding […]