#HealthOfKerala: Doctors counselling patient to help ease their trauma

The doctors at the medical camps have been tirelessly treating the patients; they are also doing their best to counsel the patients who are facing severe trauma

#HealthOfKerala: Doctors counselling patient to help ease their traumaAfter the devastating floods in Kerala, many people are under stress and have several issue to worry about such as the condition of their homes or their own financial conditions, due to these factor they have neglected their health. To add on to pre-existing problems, drugs like insulin are not easily available. The doctors at […]

#HealthOfKerala: Young paramedics turn translators to help Maha doctors

As the doctors from Maharashtra are doing their best to provide medical assistance to the people in the health camps, the language is proving to be a hindrance for them. To solve this problem, few medical students and a nurse have come forward to help the doctors  

#HealthOfKerala: Young paramedics turn translators to help Maha doctorsAs the flood water has receded doctors from different states of India have been present in Kerala to treat patients suffering from different illnesses. In the southern state of Kerala, the language barrier is posing to be a major hurdle in helping doctors communicate with the people. Speaking to one another is crucial for patients […]

#HealthOfKerala: Indian Army’s portable hospital a lifesaver for many

The Indian army is playing a stellar role in Kerala flood rescue operations. The army personnel have courageously rescued people stranded in floodwater and trapped on rooftops, and dropped relief material to flood-affected areas. Now, a team of servicemen from the Army Medical Core is moving from one place to another with a movable hospital to provide medical relief to the flood-affected people in the state

#HealthOfKerala: Indian Army’s portable hospital a lifesaver for manyOver the past two weeks, as rains wreaked havoc on Kerala, as stories of desolation and loss were shared, another narrative emerged – of hope, of inspiration and resistance that speak volumes of the human will. The armed forces are working round the clock to ensure the safety of the people. The official estimate of […]

#HealthOfKerala: Shortage of medicine is a major health concern in Kerala

Diabetics in Kerala are staring at an unforeseen health crisis which has been caused due to their unfortunate circumstances. They are afraid if they go on any longer without insulin, they will experience severe health complications

#HealthOfKerala: Shortage of medicine is a major health concern in Kerala“I have been taking insulin for the since a number of years now. But I have not been able to take a single dose of insulin since the past eight days. I don’t know what will happen now,” said an anxious Sunitha, a middle-aged woman who has been a diabetic patient since the last 10 […]

#HealthOfKerala: Health dept provides medicare to people via online portal

The health department of Kerala has started an initiative to help the victims of the Kerala floods with their medical requirements. An online service has been started, through which medicare can be provided to people at their doorstep

#HealthOfKerala: Health dept provides medicare to people via online portalAs you walk into Ernakulam’s General Hospital, which is one of the biggest health care camp in the city. One can immediately realise the scale of the massive devastation and how torrential rains have impacted this city. Here at this health camp, an online platform has been set-up and launched by the health department of […]

Pune: 30 to 40% prisoners at Yerwada jail suffering from skin disease

A health camp was organised at Pune’s Yerwada Central jail on a request made by Maharashtra charity commissioner Shivkumar Dige

Pune: 30 to 40% prisoners at Yerwada jail suffering from skin diseaseDoctors from Pune’s Aundh Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) volunteered to examine the inmates. The health camp was organised on Thursday, July 12. The doctors checked their blood pressure and tested their blood sugar levels, along with doing other medical examinations. Upon doing skin examinations, it was found that many prisoners were suffering from skin […]

Satara: Doctors successfully remove ovarian tumour weighing 14.5 kgs

Doctors from Oncolife Cancer Centre in Satara, Maharashtra have successfully removed an ovarian tumour weighing 14.5 kilos. Doctors stated that it was a benign tumour which had 8 litres of water inside it. Experts advise that women who have a suspicious looking lump of flesh should consult a doctor immediately

Satara: Doctors successfully remove ovarian tumour weighing 14.5 kgsA 57-year-old woman from Satara district of Maharashtra was suffering from a severe abdominal pain for over a year. But, due to the weak economic background, Rima (name changed) did not see a doctor. A few days earlier Rima had come to a health camp and was diagnosed with an ovarian tumour. While speaking to […]

A tribal health camp changes the life of this 19-year-old

The National Health Mission and the Epilepsy Foundation has been organising health camps since the last eight years in villages to provide medical facilities to the poor living in remote Adivasi areas . These camps have been instrumental in treating lakhs of patients. One such camp has proved to be a boon for a 19-year-old who was suffering from epilepsy since birth

A tribal health camp changes the life of this 19-year-oldSheshrao Jivtode (19), who hails from Kitadi village in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra was suffering from epileptic attacks since birth. For the past 19 years, he has been living with this horror every day. But, today, he is completely free from epilepsy. Sheshrao is currently undergoing treatment at Bombay Hospital in Mumbai. While speaking to […]

Maha: Medical camp for rural children organised at Asangaon

The camp was organised by Trailblazers Foundation in association with Switch-India. It was held at a Zilla Parishad school where around 90 odd children underwent a general examination and dental check-up.  Medications for anaemia, antibiotics, malnutrition packets and deworming tablets were also distributed 

Maha: Medical camp for rural children organised at AsangaonChildren are special and innocent; they spread bliss where they go. But when they become sick, it is something to worry about. Kids should smile and be carefree in their lives. Don’t we know that nurturing of a child in a responsible way will lead to proper development of children? But for that a family […]

Pune NGO to organises free plastic surgery camp across Maharashtra

Surgeries for cleft-lips, facial scars, and outer deformities of nose, ear and eyelids would be performed by experts in the field

Pune NGO to organises free plastic surgery camp across MaharashtraFor most of us plastic surgery still remains an unaffordable procedure. To address this, a free mega camp will be organised on different dates in districts of Maharashtra in the month of December. A Non-Governmental Organisation has organised free plastic surgery camp in different parts of Maharashtra. The NGO has tied up with civil hospitals […]
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