Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: ‘They all died due to suffocation’

A massive fire broke out at 12.30 am at '1 Above' restaurant in Kamala Mills Compound, Mumbai. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. As per BMC disaster management's information, at least 14 people lost their lives in the incident and 26 are injured. The injured are admitted to KEM Hospital. According to the KEM Hospital doctors, suffocation was the cause of their death

Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: ‘They all died due to suffocation’A massive fire broke out in Mumbai. As per BMC’s disaster management’s information, at least 14 people lost their lives and 26 are injured. The reason of the fire is still unknown. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. As per fire brigade officials, the reason of the fire is still unknown. […]

Fire at Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound: 14 dead, 26 injured

A massive fire broke out at 12.30 am at '1 Above' restaurant in Kamala Mills Compound, Mumbai. As per BMC disaster management's information, at least 14 people lost their lives in the incident and 26 are injured. The injured are admitted to KEM Hospital, National Burns Centre and Bhatia Hospital

Fire at Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound: 14 dead, 26 injuredA massive fire broke out in Mumbai. As per BMC’s  disaster management’s information, at least 14 people lost their lives and 26 are injured. The reason of the fire is still unknown. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. As per fire brigade officials, the reason of the fire is still unknown. […]

No forehead numbering, wrist bands to identify mass casualty victims

At least 23 people were killed and 38 were injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. The victims were taken to KEM Hospital. However, KEM Hospital administration received flak for numbering the dead bodies. Now, KEM Hospital has decided to put wrist bands to identity mass casualty victims

No forehead numbering, wrist bands to identify mass casualty victimsIn September this year, the head of the Forensic department of the Hospital was heavily criticised for numbering Elphinstone stampede victims.  While numbering victims of mass casualty is a scientific method, the Hospital had a set up a committee to prepare SOPs for mass casualty management.   Now, KEM Hospital has decided to put wrist bands […]

A teenager’s journey after 300 sit-ups and 26 days of recovery

In her exclusive interview to My Medical Mantra, Vijaya Chougule spoke about the 300 sit-ups that she was made to do in her class and how the following 26 days has been very difficult for her. She recollects almost everything perfectly, yet triumphs her fears by recovering physically as well as getting treated to heal herself psychologically

A teenager’s journey after 300 sit-ups and 26 days of recoveryAccording to doctors who are treating her at the KEM Hospital in Mumbai, she has surely improved. She will be discharged on Wednesday. Vijaya’s 26-long-days’ painful journey:   Currently, Vijaya has started walking after 26 days of constant treatment Vijaya will be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday She is gradually trying to cope with her […]

Soon: Maha govt to set up ‘Nirbhaya centre’ at KEM Hospital

After the Nirbhaya rape case, the Government of India decided to set up 600 odd ‘Nirbhaya Centre’ across the country. These centres aim to provide immediate medical aid to rape, molestation and domestic abuse victims. Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured that one ‘Nirbhaya Centre’ will be set up in Mumbai’s civic run KEM Hospital  

Soon: Maha govt to set up ‘Nirbhaya centre’ at KEM HospitalRape, molestation and domestic abuse victims here onwards will not be juggled from one hospital to another, for medical examination. Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured Maharashtra assembly that, within three months a ‘Nirbhaya Centre’ will be set-up in Mumbai civic run KEM hospital. Mumbai BJP president and MLA Ashish Shelar had raised the question about […]

‘Her’ legs have stopped shivering after 25 days

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. For further treatment, she was shifted to the KEM Hospital. Now, Vijaya’s health has improved in two days and her legs have stopped shaking after 25 days

‘Her’ legs have stopped shivering after 25 daysVijaya’s legs have stopped shaking after 25 days with the help of medicines. She has shown improvement within two days after being admitted to the KEM Hospital Though, she needs support to walk. Now, her father is relieved as there is improvement in her health. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Nivrutti Chougule, Vijaya’s father said, […]

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 […]