Step up campaign for organ donation, urges Vice President

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu called for stepping up the campaign for organ donation in a big way to meet the huge demand due to rising number of end organ failures of kidney, liver, heart, lung and pancreas. He also pressed for making organ transplantation an affordable procedure

Step up campaign for organ donation, urges Vice PresidentAddressing the 29th annual conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation in Hyderabad today, Naidu pointed out that although there was a huge requirement for donated organs in the country, only a miniscule number were getting them. “Of the 85,000 liver failure patients on waitlist annually, less than 3% get the organ. Similarly, while two […]

Mumbai: BMC takes step to make healthcare accessible to elderly patients

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has approved a proposal which will help bed-ridden patients and senior citizens access healthcare. This move will help benefit countless elderly patients in all the municipal wards of the city

Mumbai: BMC takes step to make healthcare accessible to elderly patientsThe BMC has gone ahead with a proposal which is sure to help many older adults in Mumbai. The proposal which was put forth to the BMC standing committee by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporator, Dr Saeeda Khan. The aim of this initiative is to make it easier for bed-ridden patients to undergo blood test, […]

NITI Aayog and UN in India sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018-2022

The agreement is a reflection of the commitment and efforts made by India towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

NITI Aayog and UN in India sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018-2022The Government of India-United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) for 2018-2022 was signed by the CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and United Nations Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev, at a special signing ceremony presided over by Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog, Dr Rajiv Kumar. Members of NITI Aayog and Heads of UN agencies in India […]

Mumbai: MARD doctors to be able to participate in hospital review meeting

Members of Maharashtra Resident Doctors Association (MARD), will be able to participate in the monthly review meeting of the civic-run hospitals in Mumbai

Mumbai: MARD doctors to be able to participate in hospital review meetingThe civic-administration has taken the decision to allow the doctor’s representatives to attend the hospital meetings. The major civic hospital in Mumbai are Nair, KEM, Sion, Cooper, and Shatabdi Hospital. The resident doctors can now put-forth their concerns and demands in the meetings with the dean and the other senior doctors. Earlier on the senior […]

Insulin shows great potential in treating chronic bowel inflammation

Millions of people take insulin every day to treat their diabetes. But diabetes is not the only disease on which insulin has an effect, it appears

Insulin shows great potential in treating chronic bowel inflammationChronic bowel inflammation can be treated effectively by injecting insulin into the rectum; it appears from a new study, where researchers have tested the treatment on mice. The study is a collaboration between departments at the University of Copenhagen and Roskilde University. Our new treatment with insulin on mice shows great potential against chronic bowel […]

Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology for Ayushman Bharat

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, here today exchanged the MoU’s with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform for nationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology for Ayushman BharatAnupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare presided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) IT Solutions. Preeti Sudan, Secretary (Health) , Burzis Taraporewala, Senior Adviser, Tata Trusts and Sarv Saravanan, Senior Vice President, Dell EMC COE and Jeremy Ford, Director, […]

Dementia patients could be experiencing pain they cannot communicate, finds study

A study conducted by researchers at UCL has found that patients with dementia who are in hospital and in pain are more likely to experience delirium and are often unable to communicate that they are in pain

Dementia patients could be experiencing pain they cannot communicate, finds studyAs reported in the journal Age and Ageing, the study found that many individuals with dementia in hospital are in pain and that more than a third of those who also have delirium cannot express how they are feeling. “It’s deeply troubling to think that this vulnerable group of patients are suffering in silence, unable […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS students

 JJ hospital has set up a skills laboratory to enable MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) students to develop their innovative skills, enhance their thinking and imagination, this, in turn, will have a salutary effect on health

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS studentsThe laboratory is called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. This laboratory was inaugurated by Maharashtra Minister of State for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan.  These laboratories were constructed by […]

Walkathon to be held in Pune to spread awareness on physiotherapy

In a bid to spread awareness about importance of physiotherapy which can solve many problems related to bones and muscle, Sancheti Hospital is organising ‘Sancheti walkathon and 5 Km Run Challenge’ on September 09 to mark World Physiotherapy Day

Walkathon to be held in Pune to spread awareness on physiotherapyWhile many see physiotherapy as a part of healthcare that is mainly aimed at healing the injured and helping athletes to improve performance, there is so much more to this highly specialised field. Dr Parag Sancheti, Chairman, Sancheti Hospital said that physiotherapists can help to alleviate pain, improve your body mechanics to reduce pain, aid […]

Mumbai: ‘SKILL LAB’ to help boost innovation skills in MBBS students

The ‘SKILL LAB’ to be inaugurated on September 05, it will give a wide range of scope to the MBBS students to apply their innovative skills

Mumbai: ‘SKILL LAB’ to help boost innovation skills in MBBS studentsThe lab will be called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Mukund Tayde, Acting Dean of state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals […]
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