Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationship

A special workshop was organised at B J Medical College and Sassoon Hospitals, Pune on Friday to teach students communication skills on how to deal patients

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationshipThere has been an increase in the number of incidents about doctors getting attacked by patients being reported in the country. Keeping this in mind, a unique effort has started where special lessons are devised to teach young doctors on how to communicate with patients. A special workshop was organised at Sassoon Hospital and B […]

On this World Alzheimer’s Day, let’s treat dementia

In various countries of the world, September 21 is observed as the World Alzheimer’s Day. This year, the theme for this day is ‘Remember Me’. Dementia is a disease that commonly affects the elderly. Here in this article, we look at where we have reached so far in terms of its treatment

On this World Alzheimer’s Day, let’s treat dementia“We didn’t realise it was a major illness unless we started noticing behavioural changes in my mother about a year ago. She was just becoming very reclusive. Something like, “You are not giving me food” she would say, exactly 10 minutes after eating. She started getting very violent. My dad, on the other hand, had […]

Dengue dilemma: KEM hospital forms teams to fight dengue

They say, ‘prevention is better than cure’, so acting promptly to this, KEM hospital has gone extra mile to keep dengue at bay, by taking necessary precautionary measures for doctors as well as the hospital staff. The hospital has formed teams to tackle dengue, which is creating havoc in Mumbai

Dengue dilemma: KEM hospital forms teams to fight dengueWhile many patients are coming to the city hospitals to get treated for dengue, KEM hospital is taking measures to see that the doctors don’t fall prey to it. But one of the main concerns is the government hospitals as they generally have breeding spots owing to stagnant waters and so on. Hence, special teams […]

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, water enters in KEM hospital

The city was hit by rain showers on Tuesday afternoon. Parel was one of the areas, which was majorly affected. Due to water logging in KEM hospital, the BMC had to be called for water evacuation

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, water enters in KEM hospitalThe city’s pouring showers proved to be a curse for most Mumbaikars today. However, one of last fears that anyone would want to have, is the hospitals getting clogged and water logged. As Mumbai continued to reel under the impact of the monsoon, rainwater today entered the KEM hospital in Parel. The hospital was filled […]

Govt redefines ‘near relatives’ to make availability of organs easier

The amendment also allows the live organ donation from first cousins having common grandparent(s) and their spouses. Also, the amendment includes live organ donation from both maternal and paternal uncles and aunts of the recipient and their spouses

Govt redefines ‘near relatives’ to make availability of organs easierSoon step-father, step-mother, step-daughter or step-son and their spouses can also donate kidney and liver as the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is set to expand the definition of ‘near relatives’ in the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act, 1994. In a circular issued by the Ministry on August 21, it said the […]

Plant a Ganesha, immerse a tree

With everybody in Mumbai talking about switching to environmental friendly ways to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, doctors at KEM Hospital in Parel, in collaboration with Maharashtra association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have started an initiative wherein doctors will make an idol of Lord Ganesha with a coconut sapling

Plant a Ganesha, immerse a treeThe festive season will soon be upon us, this is the season for fun and frolic. As for the rest of us, doctors at KEM Hospital and Medical College are all set to bring in their much-appreciated ‘tree Ganesha’, a move to get a 100% eco-friendly Ganpati to the hospital. “My mother, Dr Mamta Kabra […]

Buldhana’s ‘blue-eyed boy’ diagnosed with rare genetic disorder

Suyesh Khotale has Waardenburg Syndrome, which has led to hearing loss. He has been fitted with cochlear implant and will be able to hear soon

Buldhana’s ‘blue-eyed boy’ diagnosed with rare genetic disorderBubbly little Suyesh is literally the blue-eyed boy of the Khotale family. Little did the four-year-old’s parents know that the bright blue colour of their son’s eyes is due to a rare genetic disorder, which has also led to hearing loss. Suyesh, the first born child of Gokula and Mahadev of Buldhana district in Maharashtra, […]

‘A child can never learn if intimidated,’ says Virat Kohli

Team India’s aggressive captain Virat Kohli shares a video of a woman intimidating a kid as she was trying to teach her maths. Virat shared this video on his Instagram account with a hard hitting message against the use of violence and intimidation in schooling children

‘A child can never learn if intimidated,’ says Virat KohliVirat Kohli always makes it a point to speak out when a social issue is involved. This time, he can be seen throwing some light on the atrocities against children in the name of education. Virat took to Instagram and shared a video of a woman yelling on a kid as she was trying to […]

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

KEM hospital’s cadaver lab to train doctors in organ retrieval

Organ donation provides a life-giving, life-enhancing opportunity to those who are at the end of the line for hope. So to train doctors regarding the organ retrieval process, KEM hospital is gearing up to start a cadaver lab

KEM hospital’s cadaver lab to train doctors in organ retrievalThe organ donation process begins after the patient is brain dead. However, retrieving organ form the patient’s body is the most important process. Doctors need an appropriate training to ensure their participation in the organ donation campaign. The  organ donation number in government hospital is low. The leading reason for this is that the doctors […]
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