To safeguard medical equipment Sassoon Hospital presses for advance tech

The request for the express feeder has been made repeatedly with the MSEDCL since the past 6 years, without the express feeder medical equipments can be severely damaged, if voltage fluctuations take place

To safeguard medical equipment Sassoon Hospital presses for advance techSassoon General Hospital in Pune has demanded an express feeder from the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) to avoid damage to sophisticated equipments such as ventilators and incubators, as they can get damaged due to severe fluctuations in voltage. An express feeder is a sophisticated machine, which can help safeguard machinery in the hospital, in […]

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 […]

To protest against the assault on doctors, IMA doctors to fast on October 2

Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) expressed its disapproval over the current proposed law by the government over cut practice. Further, IMA doctors, across the country, will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the increasing incidents of assaults on the doctors

To protest against the assault on doctors, IMA doctors to fast on October 2On Friday, in a press conference, Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) mentioned that across the country, IMA doctors will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the no-decision of the government to make any concrete laws to address the increasing assaults on the doctors. During the interaction, IMA also […]

Serve bond or face the music: Maha govt to doctors

The latest notice issued by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has asked doctors, who have completed their medical degrees from state government or municipal run medical colleges, to submit their bond-free certificate to the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) for renewal of registration, failing which they will lose their rights of practising in the state 

Serve bond or face the music: Maha govt to doctorsIn a strong move to zero in on doctors who have studied in state or civic-run medical colleges but have not completed the mandatory one-year bond and/or cleared the fees, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has asked doctors to submit their bond-free certificate to the state medical council. The DMER, on September […]

Life expectancy in India has increased but NCDs remain a concern

As per the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 data released through the Lancet today, over 6 million deaths have occurred due to NCDs in the country in 2016. The two largest increases were seen in diabetes and chronic kidney disease

Life expectancy in India has increased but NCDs remain a concernThe Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 data released today reveals that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and injuries continue to be the main cause of death among people of all age-groups in India. Though the life expectancy has been steadily growing over the past decade, recent data shows that India still suffers from some major disease […]

4 youths have been arrested in connection with Dr Amarapurkar’s death

On Sunday, Dadar police arrested four Elphinstone residents, claiming that they were the ones who had opened a manhole on August 29, when torrential rains had hit Mumbai

4 youths have been arrested in connection with Dr Amarapurkar’s deathIn a twist of events in Dr Amarapurkar’s death, Dadar police revealed a shocking detail. Police claim that the youths residing in the Elephinstone area had opened the manhole to drain the water. In regards to which, police arrested Dinar Pawar, Nilesh Kadam, Rakesh Kadam, Siddhesh Belsekar as they opened the manhole saying that the […]

PMO takes note of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s death

Indian Medical Association (IMA) had blamed BMC for negligence regarding Dr Amarapurkar’s untimely death and had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded a strict action against the concerned authorities by penalising them under the Criminal Act. Acting promptly to this, PMO has sent a letter to Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra

PMO takes note of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s deathOn August 29, Mumbai came to standstill due to torrential rains. While Deepak Amarapurkar, a senior gastroenterologist of the Bombay hospital went missing after he slipped in the unguarded manhole. After missing for more than 36 hours, the body of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, was found on August  31, at the Worli seashore.  This incident stirred controversy […]

Punish the guilty in Dr Amarapurkar’s death: IMA to PM Modi

In view of the unforeseen and untimely demise of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, a renowned doctor from Mumbai. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has decided to file a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court. Apart from the PIL, the IMA has also written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Punish the guilty in Dr Amarapurkar’s death: IMA to PM ModiThe Indian Medical Association (IMA) Mumbai Branch will be a filing a public interest litigation (PIL) with respect to the tragic death of senior Gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar. He had fallen into an open and uncovered manhole on 29th August 2017. “We are deeply disturbed by this tragic incident. We have lost a good doctor. […]

PIL filed in Bombay High Court over the death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar

The death of Dr Amarapurkar has created a huge stir in the medical fraternity. Doctors have blamed the BMC for Dr Amarapurkar’s death, by demanding a strict action against BMC officials

PIL filed in Bombay High Court over the death of Dr Deepak AmarapurkarAfter the untimely death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association (FRTWA) has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court. He was missing for more than 36 hours, the body of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, an eminent gastroenterologist from Mumbai, was found in Worli, today morning. On August 29, […]

ReBirth foundation hosts event to promote organ donation

On the eve of organ donation day yesterday, the ReBirth foundation in Pune hosted an event to spread awareness about organ donation. The foundation was started by Rajesh Shetty in January 2015. The idea of the foundation was to help people with queries of organ donation, a lesser known concept at the time

ReBirth foundation hosts event to promote organ donationOrgan donation is a very important topic of discussion, right now. August 29th has been declared as Organ Donation Day by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis. On the eve of Organ Donation Day yesterday, the ReBirth foundation in Pune hosted an event to spread awareness about organ donation. The foundation was started by […]
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