World Immunisation Week: Adult vaccination, an ignored area in healthcare

This week is World Immunisation Week, which runs from April 24th to 30th. The campaign, celebrated worldwide, aims to champion the power of vaccines to protect our health and prevent outbreaks

World Immunisation Week: Adult vaccination, an ignored area in healthcareThe Government of India, as well as the World Health Organization (WHO), considers childhood vaccination as the first priority, but there is not yet focus on adult immunisation. Adult immunisation in India is the most ignored part of healthcare services. Celebrated in the last week of April, World Immunisation Week aims to promote the use […]

#VoteforHealth: “Government must increase spending on health budget”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have has entered its 3rd phase across the country, the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote. My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteforHealth: “Government must increase spending on health budget”My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”

...shares Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Health Services, Maharashtra, for My Medical Mantra's #VoteForHealth campaign which spreads awareness about health issues among the common people. Wherein, health experts and policymakers express their views about a healthy state

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Maharashtra, has shared his views with My Medical Mantra. He says that in […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”After the election, people have very high hopes from the government. Voters hope that the government will deliver the promises, and work for the betterment of people. With an aim to create awareness about health issues, My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Through this campaign, we are gathering important health issues, which […]

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”Through the #VoteForHealth series, we aim to convey the honest opinion of doctors and medical workers over the expectations that they will have from the upcoming government after the elections. The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, […]

‘My task is herculean, the only way I know is to keep moving ahead’

In India, doctors are not willingly ready to work in rural areas due to poor infrastructure. The nursing staff plays a very important role in healthcare management. They are the real heroes and are the backbone of the healthcare system. With their dedication, ceaseless efforts and selfless service, they help save many lives. One such hero is Jalgaon’s Kalpana Gaikwad who has been working ceaselessly for the betterment of people in rural areas

‘My task is herculean, the only way I know is to keep moving ahead’Providing healthcare services in rural and tribal areas have always been a daunting task for the government. For the people living in the rural areas, Primary Health Centre (PHC) is the only option. As poor and needy people, find it very difficult to reach to the district hospital. Today, My Medical Mantra brings you an […]

Why protecting our environment is a must for safeguarding health

A recently published report by WHO says that around 844 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service, including 159 million people who are dependent on surface water. It also mentions that globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with faeces

Why protecting our environment is a must for safeguarding healthIn order to have safe health it is necessary to have safe environment. When water is contaminated, it is bound to be a cause behind different diseases. Even as healthcare services are coming up with strategies to deal with water-borne diseases, it is imperative to work on the root cause behind these diseases. The safety […]

Cabinet approves plan to set up 20 AIIMS across India

The decisions are part of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), which has been extended by two years till 2020, with a financial outlay of Rs 14,832 crore. The construction of new AIIMS will be fully funded by the Central government. It will also bear the operations and maintenance expenses of these facilities

Cabinet approves plan to set up 20 AIIMS across IndiaExpressing gratitude to the Prime Minister for his constant support, J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare said that the Government is consciously working towards improving health infrastructure as well as health manpower in the country. “Setting up of new AIIMS would not only transform health education and training but will also […]

Venkaiah Naidu: ‘Make mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas’

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a possible solution to address the shortage of doctors in rural areas could be mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas before granting them their first promotion. He suggested this while addressing the inaugural session of 15th World Rural Health Conference with the theme ‘Healing the Heart of Healthcare - Leaving no one behind,’ organised by the Academy of Family Physicians

Venkaiah Naidu: ‘Make mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas’While addressing the inaugural session of 15th World Rural Health Conference with the theme ‘Healing the Heart of Healthcare – Leaving no one behind,’ organised by the Academy of Family Physicians, the vice president said that the rural-urban divide in terms of providing effective healthcare services is more pronounced in the low income countries and […]