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

The fundamental objective of the law is that everyone should have access to healthcare services when and where they need without discrimination and financial hardship. And the aim of the health conclave is to enact a comprehensive, implementable, attainable and sustainable framework of the law 

Madhya Pradesh: Government to table #RightToHealth Act in assembly during winter sessionThe 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 […]

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

The Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority has declared a public health emergency across the National Capital Region with pollution levels entering the ‘emergency’ category for the first time since January. Air quality in Delhi has plummeted post-Diwali, which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said was the ‘lowest in five years’

Delhi residents struggle to breathe, as air quality remains in ‘severe’ categoryAs 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 […]

#DelhiChokes: Health emergency declared in Delhi, schools to remain shut as air quality plunges into ‘severe’ category

The blanket of haze over Delhi thickened on Friday morning with the national capital’s pollution levels increasing overnight. The air quality index was 498 in Delhi’s Anand Vihar. With this, the AQI has entered the ‘severe plus’ or ‘emergency’ category. The South Delhi Municipal Education Department has issued a circular which states that due to prevailing poor air quality (smog) in Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi the competent authority has ordered the closure of all schools till Monday, November 04

#DelhiChokes: Health emergency declared in Delhi, schools to remain shut as air quality plunges into ‘severe’ categoryOn Friday morning, Delhi residents woke up to a thick blanket of smog and haze. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality has entered into the severe category. While Delhi has witnessed such conditions since the last few days, it is expected that the situation will deteriorate further in the coming […]

India witnesses a steep rise in non-communicable diseases, suggests National Health Profile

The union health ministry had released India’s National Health Profile (NHP) 2019 on Thursday, October 31 in New Delhi. It suggests that non-communicable disease (NCD’s) still contribute significantly to disease burden in the country. It is also alarming that the suicide rates have increased among people in the age group of 35-40

India witnesses a steep rise in non-communicable diseases, suggests National Health ProfileGlobally, non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) are the leading cause of death. And the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) in India has also witnessed a steep rise over the last few years. According to the data provided by the union health ministry, chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) like hypertension, diabetes and cancer are increasing in India. Out of […]

Simple and effective methods to achieve healthy and clean nails

Nail care is as essential as skin and hair care. Healthy and clean nails reflect our response towards personal hygiene. The way we take care of our nails is a good sign that we give importance to our personal health and proper hygiene

Simple and effective methods to achieve healthy and clean nailsHere are some nail care habits you need to imbibe in order to achieve healthy, clean nails. Keep your hands clean. Wash your hands with soap and clean water to keep it free from dirt. If you have nail polish, remove the colours with acetone-free nail remover or you may apply soap to a toothbrush […]

Future Tech 2019: New ideas from start-ups can help create efficient healthcare solutions

The first start-up meets for healthcare and life sciences companies saw the representation of different ideas for start-ups in the healthcare field in Pune. Experts expressed that technology is helping healthcare grow in many ways

Future Tech 2019: New ideas from start-ups can help create efficient healthcare solutions  The first edition of FutureTech 2019 organised by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), a non-profit organisation focused on nurturing start-ups . The two day conference was held at MCCIA, S.B Road and the theme was ‘Shaping Tomorrow’ with smart solutions in Healthcare and Life Sciences, Financial Services, Automotive, and Disaster Management. The second power-packed day […]

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

Diverse, vigorous and vibrant states contribute towards building the nation. India will become even more dynamic and economically strong, provided we have well-rounded health infrastructure available for our citizens

#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 […]

5 bogus doctors arrested by Mumbai police for duping people

The Mumbai crime branch has arrested five bogus doctors from Mumbai's Byculla and Nagpada areas

5 bogus doctors arrested by Mumbai police for duping peopleAccording to the police, the accused persons were practising as a doctor without a degree. The accused persons have been remanded to police custody till October 19th According to Mumbai Police, out of the five, one person is illiterate, the other is 7th pass, and the rest are 10th and 12th respectively. Bogus doctors are […]

#MaharashtraElection: Here’s what BJP’s manifesto promises for better healthcare facilities

Amid the state gearing up for conducting the elections, the political parties are reaching out to citizens with soaps and promises. The BJP released its manifesto for Maharasthra state elections on Tuesday, here’s what the plan

#MaharashtraElection: Here’s what BJP’s manifesto promises for better healthcare facilitiesAs the administration is gearing up for conducting the elections in a free and fair manner. The political parties in Maharashtra are reaching out to citizens with soaps and promises. On Tuesday, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto for Maharasthra state elections. Though BJP and Shiv Sena are contesting the election in the […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Mutual trust will improve doctor-patient relationship’

Since ancient times, in India, doctors have been treated with respect and, sometimes, even worshipped like gods. Patients have believed, trusted and had enormous confidence in them. The faith has been so strong that the medical profession was regarded as a noble profession, and their work was honoured with recognition

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Mutual trust will improve doctor-patient relationship’However, the situation has changed drastically over the past few years. Over a decade, or so, patients have increasingly started losing faith and trust in doctors. This is a grim reality, which we cannot afford to ignore anymore. We have to accept this bitter truth, and work towards regaining the lost faith of patients. With […]
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