‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’

Unfortunately, rural areas still do not have an adequate number of doctors and paramedical staff. We face an acute crunch of nursing staff as well. Due to non-availability of trained manpower, there is a disparity in the health services at urban and rural areas. Healthy Maharashtra should cover two major aspects: availability of specialised human […]

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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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‘Focus on the health of children to build a healthy state’

Health is a shared responsibility of the government and parents. One cannot merely pass the buck on the government. As parents, we must share equal responsibility when it comes to ensuring healthy lives for our children. A healthy child will help build a healthy home, and healthy homes are the bricks that build a healthy […]

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‘Awareness can help prevent chronic kidney ailments’

In India, the burden of chronic kidney disease is huge and rising fast. An estimated 2,00,000 new patients are added to the dialysis patients’ pool each year. Only 15,000 continue dialysis after a month into their treatment, the rest drop out due to financial challenges or because of difficulties in reaching a dialysis centre on […]

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‘We need to change the narrative about health in rural areas’

First, our own family Second, our house and community And the Third, is village or city We generally tend to make a mistake of associating health on the physical or mental parameters only. But, what we forget is, our family, cleanliness, right to the clean environment, clean water and nutritious food also coincide with health. […]

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‘Neurorehab centres are the need of the hour’

Healthy people make a healthy state. For every government, affordable and state-of-the-art patient care should be a key responsibility. I believe the concept of a healthy state rests on the principle of ‘PYRAMID’. The foundation of the pyramid has to be solid in order to support the superstructure of a robust healthcare system. Only then […]

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‘Aim is to make women safer, stronger and smarter’

As we take strides into 2020, we, as women in India, need to be confident and take up the onus of uplifting fellow women. Though Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecologist Society of India’s (FOGSI) vision and mission is Healthcare for Woman, we are going much beyond that. FOGSI has launched a mission, which is WE […]

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#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Give special attention to organ donation and transplant’

I performed my first transplant surgery in 1995. When I received training, except for kidney, no other transplants would take place in India. While the scenario has drastically changed, our medical colleges in India are still not equipped to train students in conducting transplants. Except for AIIMS, no other medical college in India can conduct […]

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