MP Shrikant Shinde raises the issue of doctors’ attacks in Lok Sabha

Two doctors were injured last week in a brutal attack in NRS Hospital in Kolkata, West Bengal. In response to this protests had erupted across the country. Doctors across India had taken part in a token strike on Monday, June 17

MP Shrikant Shinde raises the issue of doctors’ attacks in Lok SabhaThe country is also facing a severe shortage of doctors with a skewed ratio between doctors and patient. The health infrastructure needs to be developed and a central law needs to be brought in to punish the perpetrators of doctors’ attacks. Shrikant Shinde, Shiv Sena MP from Kalyan, Maharashtra raised the issue of increasing attack […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses encephalitis threat in Bihar in the Lok Sabha

Speaking at the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha, Union Health Minister spoke about the encephalitis menace in Bihar. On Sunday, June 16, the minister had visited Bihar to take stock of the situation

Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses encephalitis threat in Bihar in the Lok SabhaWhile speaking in the Lok Sabha on Monday, June 17, the union health minister stated, “Our teams are stationed there and are working from the very first day. I have gone there and met the patients. I even went through their case sheet and spoke to doctors in details.” Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on […]

Central govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill in Lok Sabha

The Central Government is planning to bring back the National Medical Commission Bill which aims to bring in huge reforms in the medical education sector in the first session of the new Lok Sabha on June 17, 2019. The National Medical Commission Bill (NMC) which was earlier introduced in December 2017 was terminated with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha

Central govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill in Lok SabhaAccording to reports, after the formation of the new government in May 2019 the Union Health Ministry is planning to initiate the legislative process for which a fresh draft of the NMC bill will be put before the cabinet. According to officials, the draft of the National Medical Commission Bill is presently awaiting approval from […]

#VoteKarMumbai: 69-year-old dialysis patient steps out to cast her vote

Many people use Election Day as an excuse to go out of town for a vacation. While few people give numerous reasons and don’t vote at all. But there are few patients who act as an inspiration to many by showing them the importance of one vote

#VoteKarMumbai: 69-year-old dialysis patient steps out to cast her voteVidya Nadkarni didn’t let her dialysis treatment stop her from performing her civic duty. She put her civic duty above her health to go and cast her vote. Many senior citizens were seen today casting their votes. This should encourage youngsters to come out and vote. The 69-year-old woman has been undergoing dialysis since the […]

Maha: Pharmacists bring out manifesto outlining their demands

The government has not provided any concessions to increase this number of pharmacists. E-pharmacy is an option for these sellers and it has recognition. The pharmacists are against this, yet this issue has no mention in their manifesto, nor have political parties aired their opinions about this

Maha: Pharmacists bring out manifesto outlining their demandsJust as political parties bring out their manifesto with promises they will fulfil when they come to power, in a similar way, the Maharashtra Registered Pharmacists Association have released a manifesto which states their demands and questions which require answers from the government. The Association has made this manifesto to voice their concerns and demands. […]

Mumbai: Apex Hospital launches unique initiative to increase voter turnout

As Mumbai and Thane go the polls on Monday, April 29, Apex Hospital in Borivali has started a unique way of encouraging more and more people to vote, by offering free OPD consultations to those people who have cast their vote

Mumbai: Apex Hospital launches unique initiative to increase voter turnoutLow voter turnout is a common problem during the elections. To raise awareness about this, various steps by non-governmental organisations to reach out to school, colleges, and private companies. Now Apex Group of Hospitals in Borivali is doing its bit to encourage people to vote. It will be providing free OPD consultations from April 29 […]

#HealthyNeta: Yoga is the secret to Urmila’s fitness on the campaign trail

Health and fitness is not new to Bollywood superstars and Urmila Matondkar has been blazing the campaign trail this election season

#HealthyNeta: Yoga is the secret to Urmila’s fitness on the campaign trailYesteryear star Urmila Matondkar joined the Congress in March to contest the Mumbai North seat. She has entered the political fray for the first time but she has been turning heads on the campaign trail. The general election is a key time for any politician. Apart from seeking votes, they focus on their health and […]

#VoteforHealth: “Government must increase spending on health budget”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have has entered its 3rd phase across the country, the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote. My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteforHealth: “Government must increase spending on health budget”My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”

...shares Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Health Services, Maharashtra, for My Medical Mantra's #VoteForHealth campaign which spreads awareness about health issues among the common people. Wherein, health experts and policymakers express their views about a healthy state

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Maharashtra, has shared his views with My Medical Mantra. He says that in […]
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