Mumbaikars: Come forward to donate blood, appeals SBTC

Due to the blood shortage in municipal and government hospitals, The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) has appealed Mumbaikars to donate blood. Owing to which, on November 26, blood donation camps will be organised at all the railway stations in Mumbai

Mumbaikars: Come forward to donate blood, appeals SBTC  There is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. But, blood donation has still not gained momentum, which has resulted in to blood shortage. Owing to which patients and […]

Maha doctors to get ‘overtime’

Doctors, Are you willing to work in rural areas? But, worried about working for more than eight hours and getting less ‘overtime’? Then, here is good news for you

Maha doctors to get ‘overtime’Now, doctors serving in the rural years will get ‘overtime’. The Health Department has taken this decision with the intention of encouraging maximum doctors to work in rural areas. Currently, there are many vacant posts for the doctors in the rural areas. For this, the state government will take 500 doctors on contract basis. According […]

Pune IMA writes letter to police commissioner over posters put up by MNS workers

Last month, the members of Pune based Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) had threatened to go on a protest at private hospitals, if the hospitals do not stop charging deposits from the needy patients. They had also raised the issue of exorbitant fees of private hospitals

Pune IMA writes letter to police commissioner over posters put up by MNS workersRecently, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has been putting up banners and hoarding in Pune demanding that hospitals must not reject patients if they are unable to pay the deposit. Members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Pune have expressed their displeasure over these banners and hoardings put up by the party Now, the IMA […]

Charitable hospitals to conduct door-to-door health check-up drive for poor

In Mumbai, many people live on foot path/ streets/ slums in unhygienic conditions and they also suffer from various ailments and do not seek an appropriate treatment. In order to provide treatment to the weaker section patients and the destitute, charity commissioner has written a letter to all the charitable hospitals to organise a health check-up drive on November 4

Charitable hospitals to conduct door-to-door health check-up drive for poorPoor people are often denied of treatment by the hospitals. So, in order to help them lead a healthy life, a health check-up drive will be organised on November 4, to treat poor people by going to their door steps and the destitute as well, through the initiative ‘Charitable hospital at the door step of […]

Sangli: Emergency medical services a click away

During emergencies, to help patients to get the medical facilities, ‘Golden Hour Medical Information Service’ app has been launched in Sangli Miraj Kupwad municipal corporation area. Owing to which, the Sanglikars will get all the information about the medical facilities on just one click. The app is in the experimental stage. Soon, it will be launched all over Maharashtra

Sangli: Emergency medical services a click awayIf the patients receive treatment in that golden hour, his life can be saved. In compared to urban areas, rural areas lack medical facilities. To top it all, if there is an emergency, along with the hospital, the patient’s family has to make blood arrangements, search a blood bank and so on. Now, due to […]

Ready to work in rural areas? DMER proposes 10% quota in medical colleges

The state has been facing shortage of doctors in rural areas. Owing to which, The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) have forwarded the proposal to the state’s medical education ministry. As per the proposal, 250 medical seats will be exclusively reserved for these medical students

Ready to work in rural areas? DMER proposes 10% quota in medical collegesSoon, the state medical education department will be reserving 10 per cent of the medical seats in its medical colleges for students who agree to serve 10 years of compulsory service in rural Maharashtra. The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) have forwarded the proposal to the state’s medical education ministry. “It is a […]

IMA observes nationwide satyagraha on Gandhi Jayanti

Their demands include delinking penal provisions against doctors for minor clerical errors in act like PCPNDT, timely changes Clinical Establishment Act, capping of compensation in cases of medical negligence and withdrawal of National Medical Council Bill and this protest also addressed the issue of assault on doctors

IMA observes nationwide satyagraha on Gandhi JayantiDoctors belonging to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) observed a country wide satyagraha by fasting for an entire day the day of Gandhi Jayanti. The aim is to protest against the no-decision of the government to make any concrete laws to address the increasing assaults on the doctors. The other demands also include the delinking […]

‘India a hub of training and teaching EUS,’ says Dr Maydeo

‘India a hub of training and teaching EUS,’ says Dr MaydeoThe three-day Asian Endo-ultrasound (EUS) conference that kick-started with a bang on Thursday, it will play host to a number of invitees from India as well as doctors and endoscopists from abroad. Dr Amit Maydeo, organising chairman of the conference and the director of Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences (BIDS), Global Hospital, Mumbai, said, “The idea of the […]

Number of injured Govindas in Mumbai – 36

Dahi Handi is one of the favorite games of Mumbaikars. Today the excitement is palpable in the city. Govindas are trying their best to break Dahi Handis. Meanwhile, few injuries are reported and the injured Govindas are taken to various hospitals in the city. Here are the numbers of injured Govindas

Number of injured Govindas in Mumbai – 36Number of injured Govidas in Mumbai (till 5 p.m.) Sion Hospital- 11 2 undergoing treatment for hand and leg fractures KEM Hospital-14  1 undergoing treatment Nair Hospital- 3 2 undergoing treatment, 1 discharged Rajawadi Hospital-3 Maa Hospital – 1 3 undergoing treatment in government hospital

Pune Citizen Doctor Forum organise session to rebuild patient-doctor trust

The forum arranged an interactive session between doctors and patients in Pune with an objective to rebuild trust between doctors and patients. The session discussed a series of issues, including the need of a universal healthcare system, asymmetry of knowledge, inconvenience caused to patients and even doctors due to appointment timings not being followed and doubts regarding tests to be conducted among other issues. To help people find the right doctor, the Forum launched a search engine on their website - www.medimitra.org

Pune Citizen Doctor Forum organise session to rebuild patient-doctor trustWith an objective to rebuild trust between the doctors and patients, Poona Citizen Doctor Forum had arranged an interactive session between doctors and patients in Pune. The diminishing trust between the doctors and patients has highlighted the need to promote practicing doctors to work rationally and ethically since years. On Saturday, the forum organised a […]