#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Laproscopic surgery should be made available in rural areas’

Women, today, are career-oriented and put in the same hours as the men. During the process, they are subjected to severe stress from the work and home fronts. Sustaining this pressure for a long time takes a massive toll on their bodies, and they end up paying a heavy price. Earlier, in case of complications, […]

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#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Our aim should be to serve the poor’

It should be advanced, state-of-the-art and affordable for all. Healthy states help develop a Healthy Nation. A nation’s health banks upon two major factors – a well-educated society and well-aware and informed citizens. Maharashtra is a progressive state and has achieved a good health index due to its positive outlook. But, to build a state […]

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‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’

In today’s times, medical advancements have shown promising results, especially in early intervention for special senses dysfunction. Special senses, as the name suggests, are truly special. They give us the real taste of the world but are also equally vulnerable to several disorders. Identifying these defects is the need of the hour. But, unfortunately, public […]

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‘Take advanced healthcare facilities to remote tribal areas’

Since Independence, a lot has been talked about improving tribal healthcare, but there has been no visible change. Tribal health can be improved by building a sustainable infrastructure and concentrating on the below listed objectives: Reducing child mortality Community-based management for severe malnutrition Providing basic healthcare facilities Curbing adult mortality rates Without overcoming these critical […]

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#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Restore patients’ faith in PHCs in rural and tribal areas’

Our PHCs are in an utter state of neglect despite being the backbone of healthcare system in the state. How can Maharashtra be healthy if its backbone is weak? If you look at today’s scenario, 90% of the doctors are in big cities, even those from rural areas, whereas 80% of the people live in […]

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Organ donation: Meet a health ambassador who creates awareness on railway stations

After retiring from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 68-year-old Ramesh Dongre took up the mission to educate people about the ill effects of tobacco, about organ donation, noise pollution, cleanliness and so on with the help of a board on Kandivali railway station, Mumbai, for an hour daily. He wears the banner and creates awareness […]

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‘It’s time to establish Aarogya Swaraj in Maharashtra’

Illnesses bring enormous suffering to the poor, not just physically but also as a huge financial burden. What we should ideally aim at is a Maharashtra that is not dependent on doctors, hospitals and drug companies. The principle of Aarogya Swaraj will lead us to this. Identifying potential risk factors of rampant death and diseases, […]

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Know about the places where you will encounter the most germs

In fact, a study found that 340 different types of bacteria are found in 30 objects that we use regularly such as cellphones, keys, microwave and makeup products among others. Using hand sanitizers, disinfecting wipes, using water and bleach on these products could help remove the germs from them. The Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Madhya Pradesh: Government to table #RightToHealth Act in assembly during winter session

The Madhya Pradesh government will table the draft law Right to Health Act during the winter session of the assembly Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath stated this during the two-day health conclave in Bhopal The law will ensure delivery of basic healthcare services to all within 3 kilometres Soon, all the citizens of Madhya […]

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Delhi residents struggle to breathe, as air quality remains in ‘severe’ category

As the thick smog has chocked the national capital on the second consecutive day, Delhiites are forced to breathe toxic air. The pollution level in Delhi is still considered to be in the ‘severe’ category, there is a steep rise in respiratory illnesses reported in the city. Doctors informed that they are witnessing a sharp […]

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