Mumbai: Police officers felicitated for saving election officer’s life

On October 21, 2019, the day when Maharashtra went to the polls, an election duty officer posted at Malabar hill polling centre suddenly suffered a heart attack, he was dizzy and collapsed on duty. Police sub-inspector (PSI) Suryavanshi and constable Girkar, swung into action and helped save his life in the nick of time. The […]

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Mumbai: JJ Hospital organises organ donation drive to promote awareness

The starting point of the organ donation drive was near Air India building at Marine Drive and the drive concluded at JJ Gymkhana. Doctors, nurses, interns, postgraduate students, and college students participated in large numbers in this drive. Many people are on the waiting list across the country for an organ transplant. But there are […]

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Mumbai: J.J. Hospital launches organ donation campaign to spread awareness

Organ donation is the process of donating organs or biological tissue to a living recipient, who needs a transplant. There is a huge shortage of donated organs in India, which results in a large number of deaths among patients as they do not receive an organ in time. In order to create awareness on organ […]

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In a first, JJ Hospital witnesses 7 body donations in 15 days

In the last 15 days, seven bodies have been donated at Mumbai state-run JJ Hospital. Health experts say that body donation is a gift to science as it helps medical students learn the anatomy of the human body. The donated body is used for postgraduate medical students for practising surgery. While speaking to My Medical […]

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Man regains voice after doctors perform complex surgery at JJ Hospital

Doctors from Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospital have performed a very delicate and rare surgery Doctors performed ‘Laryngotreaheal reconstruction’ surgery on a patient who could not speak properly due to ‘tracheostomy’ procedure The surgery was performed by Dr Philip Muniyar who hails from Switzerland and was assisted by Dr Sriniwas Chavan, Head of […]

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Mumbai: Soon, separate ward to be established for children with cancer at JJ Hospital

A special cancer ward will be created for the children who are suffering from cancer in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals. The ward will be created keeping in mind the rising cases of cancer among the children. Sir JJ Group of Hospitals is collaborating with a private NGO which works in cancer care […]

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JJ Hospital to sign MoU with Israel for enhancing medical technology

Sir JJ Group of Hospital is looking forward to signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Israel government The MoU will be signed for the exchange of medical facilities and research in the health sector A team of doctors from Sir JJ Group of Hospitals met Israel’s Consulate General of Mr Yaakov Finkelstein in […]

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JJ Hospital launches Care Companion Program to teach patient’s relatives basic medical skills

This program was launched in the Grant Medical College and JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai on Tuesday, July 9, in presence of Dr Sanjay Mukherjee Hon’ble Secretary, Department of Medical Education and Drugs, Government of Maharashtra and Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean, Grant Medical College Mumbai. The Master Trainers, Training of Trainers has been planned for […]

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Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Representatives from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Delhi Medical Association (DMA) also called on Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday, June 15. “State governments that do not have specific legislation to protect doctors and health professionals to consider enacting one immediately,” stated Dr Harsh Vardhan. In view of the recent assault on doctors in West […]

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IMA to observe nationwide strike on June 17

Striking junior doctors of Kolkata’s government hospitals today defied Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s 2 pm deadline to get back to work, saying that won’t happen until they get better security. In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata […]

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