Scary sit-ups: ‘She is still shivering and has lost her self-confidence’

Her legs are still shivering, she cannot walk, she is in immense pain, and she is scared and has lost her self-confidence. Innocent Vijaya Chougule is still trying to get answers to why she was subjected to such cruelty? “We tried talking to her, to help her get through her agony. Though, she talks but she is still in a state of shock,” informed her father

Scary sit-ups: ‘She is still shivering and has lost her self-confidence’Kolhapur’s Standard 8 th student Vijaya Chougule, was punished by her teacher and was asked to do 500 sit-ups, as she forgot to carry her notebook. After 300 sit-ups she collapsed on the ground. Immediately, she was rushed to Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur. Now, for the further treatment, she has been […]

Corporal punishment victim to undergo treatment in Mumbai

Vijaya Chougule, a Kolhapur resident forgot to carry her book to the school. Sounds like a small thing. But, it turned out to be horrendous for her when her teacher punished her by asking her to do 500 sit-ups. Now, Vijaya will seek treatment at KEM Hospital in Mumbai

Corporal punishment  victim to undergo treatment in MumbaiYou must have heard many incidents of teacher pushing the students when they do not complete their homework. But, you would be shocked to hear that in Kolhapur, a teacher punished the student just because she didn’t carry her notebook. Vijaya Chougule, who studies in standard 8 th, was asked to do 500 sit-ups. After […]

Pune: KEM Hospital to conduct health camp to raise awareness on orthopaedic disabilities

The camp also aims to treat problems like cerebral palsy, bow legs, knock knees, cubitus varus and joined fingers and other deformities of hand

Pune: KEM Hospital to conduct health camp to raise awareness on orthopaedic disabilitiesIn order to spread awareness about orthopaedic disabilities among children, KEM hospital, Pune will be holding a health camp on December 12. The doctors at KEM said that if detected early, problems like club foot can be completely cured. Dr Sameer Desai, Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at KEM hospital said that the early detection can help families, […]

KEM Hospital and ROTTO join hands to promote organ donation

On December 7, organ donation workshop has been organised in KEM Hospital, along with Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO)

KEM Hospital and ROTTO join hands to promote organ donationOrgan donation is the need of the hour. In India, many people die due to the lack of organs. To change the scenario, the young generation should be made aware regarding the importance of organ donation.  Owing to which, a workshop has been organised in KEM Hospital, on December 7 through Regional Organ and Tissue […]

Medical students bust myths related to menstrual hygiene

Medical students from KJ Somaiya Hospital, KEM hospital as well as LTMG Medical College in Sion conducted an event named ‘Periodoubt’ on November 20 to teach students from a local municipal school about menstrual hygiene

Medical students bust myths related to menstrual hygiene“I was astonished at the sheer ignorance among girls regarding menstrual hygiene. Most of them had not even spoken to their mothers about their periods. It is very important to solve any queries related to menstrual hygiene as it is very imperative in a woman’s life,” said Sejal Grover, a second-year MBBS student from Sion […]

Finally! Akash is appearing for his exams from home

Akash Parab lost his younger brother, after the gruesome stampede took place on foot-over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations, on On September 29. Akash was coping with his brother’s death, injury and how he can appear for the exam. But, Mumbai University came to Akash’s rescue. As, the representatives of Mumbai University and college went to his house and conducted his exam

Finally! Akash is appearing for his exams from homeTill now, the victims of Elphinstone stampede haven’t come out of the shock, and amongst one of them is Akash Parab, a student of second year, B.COM of Ramanand Arya D.A.V. College, Bhandup. He was coping with brother’s death and his injury and the exam tension. Dr Devanand Shinde, Chancellor of the Mumbai University took […]

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street play

They say, ‘Cleanliness is next to godliness’, keeping up with that, a street play was organised. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean of KEM Hospital and all the heads of the department and professors were present for the same

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street playCleanliness is a most important topic for everyone. If we maintain cleanliness in our daily life we feel lots of benefits. If we talk about our health (physical, mental, social and psychological), we notice that how important the personal cleanliness and cleaning of environment is necessary for us. The whole environment is our home which […]

Mumbai cop felicitated for donating blood for the 50th time

Mumbai police work round the clock. Despite of heavy rains, festivals and so on. Police are always on their toes to serve the citizens. Similarly, for Pundalik Awhad, a constable of Sewree police station, blood donation is of prime importance along with citizen's security

Mumbai cop felicitated for donating blood for the 50th timeDonated blood is a lifeline in an emergency and for people who need long-term treatments which is why we need you to donate blood. Likewise, Pundalik Awhad, a police constable of Sewree police station has donated blood for 50 times. But, he understood the importance of blood donation due to a life changing incident. His daughter was […]

Pune paediatricians witness rise in dengue cases with complications among children

 Pune has reported more than 2,000 suspected cases of dengue in the last four months. Doctors say that this year the incidence of complications in dengue related cases have increased as the burden of dengue is significantly high

Pune paediatricians witness rise in dengue cases with complications among childrenIn the last three months, Pune has reported the highest number of dengue cases, related to dengue this year. Paediatricians have observed several complications in children affected with dengue. Pune has reported more than 2,000 suspected cases of dengue in the last four months. Doctors say that this year the incidence of complications in dengue […]

Bombay HC rejects abortion plea of minor rape victim

The father of a 16-year-old rape victim has approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to terminate victim’s 27-week pregnancy. The high court, on October 10, had directed the KEM Hospital to form a medical board of expert doctors and examine the present health condition of the victim

Bombay HC rejects abortion plea of minor rape victimMumbai’s 16-year-old minor victim will not be able to abort her child. As Bombay High Court rejected the abortion plea which was filed by her father. The victim’s father has sought the permission to terminate her pregnancy on the grounds of her physical incapability to bear and deliver a child. The victim is mentioned to […]