Milk adulteration: FDA to inspect 13 dairy companies across Maharashtra

On October 17, surprise checks were conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on milk tankers entering Mumbai. On the five toll nakas, which are crucial entry points to the city, namely Vashi, Airoli, Dahisar, LBS and Mulund, investigations were done on 227 tankers. In the course of this investigation, 9,25,000 litres of milk was checked for adulteration out of which around 19,250 litres milk was found to be adulterated

Milk adulteration: FDA to inspect 13 dairy companies across MaharashtraThe Maharashtra FDA has taken action against 227 tankers which were carrying adulterated milk. After this shocking revelation the FDA and state government have turned their attention toward the milk plants and dairy companies in the state. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Pallavi Darade, Maharashtra FDA Commissioner said, “Now, in order to prevent any […]

Furnish the list of illegal nursing homes, Bombay High Court directs state govt

To stop the ill practices of the private hospitals, and to protect the interest of the patients, the Union Government has passed the Clinical Establishment Act. However, the Maharashtra government has not moved an inch to implement the Act in the state. The Bombay High Court, on Thursday, had directed the government to reply on the issue

Furnish the list of illegal nursing homes, Bombay High Court directs state govtThe Bombay High Court on Thursday, (October 11) cracked a whip on the Maharashtra government. The court rapped the Maharashtra government on the issue of implementing the Clinical Establishment Act in the state. The court has directed the state government to file the reply in this regard. The Union Health Ministry, in a written order, […]

Kidney racket: Maharashtra govt begins probe

The Maharashtra government has constituted a three-member committee to look into the kidney transplant racket at Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

Kidney racket: Maharashtra govt begins probeThe three-member committee has begun the probe on Tuesday, October 02. The committee will go into detailed aspects of the case. On Monday, October 01, the Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Maharashtra police has arrested two people in connection with the kidney transplant racket. In what could be a massive embarrassment to the Maharashtra government, a […]

Maha: Bombay HC raps state govt, BMC over govt doctors petition

The number of patients that these doctors treat in a course of one day is overwhelming. There is a huge patient load on resident doctors, with early morning OPD’s and continuous rounds examining and monitoring patients in hospital wards. The doctors end up sacrificing their own health and personal time for the benefit of the patients

Maha: Bombay HC raps state govt, BMC over govt doctors petitionThe Bombay High Court has issues show cause notice to the state government, state health ministry, Directorate of Medical Education, along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in connection with the petition filed by doctors working for state and civic hospitals. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Central MARD president, Dr Lokesh Kumar Chirwatkar, said, […]

Pune: Street play competition organised to raise awareness on organ donation

 Under the ‘Maha Avayavdan Abhiyan’ of Maharashtra government, three organisations from Pune, namely, B J Medical College, Rebirth Organisation, and Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) has arranged a street play competition

Pune: Street play competition organised to raise awareness on organ donationWhile organ donation is helping hundreds of patients from country to live a normal life, there is still demand between organs donated and need for organs. It therefore becomes important to spread awareness on organ donation. The competition is open to open to all age groups. The selected plays will be performed at Mumbai. The […]

Maha: Govt docs to receive 20% as incentive under Mahatma Phule health scheme

The Maharashtra Cabinet has given a go ahead to the proposal, to give 20% off the package amount as incentives to the doctors, staff and the OT attendants, those who will help perform the surgery under Mahatma Jyotiba Phule health Scheme

Maha: Govt docs to receive 20% as incentive under Mahatma Phule health schemeInsurance companies under the medical education department will provide 20 per cent of the amount covered under the scheme to doctors and medical employees working in government-run hospitals. This has been decision has been taken by the Maharashtra government today. This decision will benefit poor and needy people across the state. The insurance companies will […]

#HealthOfKerala: Nurses from JJ Hospital play supporting role in treating patients

A special team of nurses accompanied the team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra; the male nurse helped the doctors in treating the patients and dressing the wounds of the people in relief camps. It was a rewarding experience for them as they dealt with situations they wouldn’t have faced in their day-to-day medical careers

#HealthOfKerala: Nurses from JJ Hospital play supporting role in treating patientsThese male nurses expressed that it was a fulfilling experience for them, through which they not only learnt many things, but also gained practical knowledge in dealing with patients going through trauma caused by a natural disaster. Mahesh Jadhav, Yuvraj Patil, Nilesh Bidaye, Kiran Sathe, Dharmesh Patel, Mangesh Pandav, Ram Kate, Animesh Gaikwad, Sebin Anthony […]

#HealthOfKerala: Team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra return home

The team of doctors from Maharashtra engaged in providing medical relief to flood-hit people. The medical team comprised of doctors from Mumbai’s state-run based JJ Hospital and Sassoon Hospital, Pune

#HealthOfKerala: Team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra return homeThe team of around 100 doctors and paramedical staff from Maharashtra left for Kerala on 20 August to help the flood-affected people. The doctors have after nearly completing a week, after providing medical relief and treating over 20,000 patients. The team included general physicians, gynaecologists, paediatricians, ENT doctors, surgeons and preventive social medicine specialists. They […]

#HealthOfKerala: Kerala govt praise Maha doctors for their selfless service

There is no denying that the next few days are going to be just as challenging for the authorities. But it is the dedication of such people that helped Kerala survive through the worst of the floods they witnessed in nearly a 100 year

#HealthOfKerala: Kerala govt praise Maha doctors for their selfless serviceMaharashtra was one of the first states to respond to the aftermath of the devastating floods in Kerala. The unprecedented rains have caused the worst flooding that the coastal state has witnessed in nearly a century. The Medical Education minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan accompanied a team of 110 doctors, who work at Sassoon General […]

#HealthOfKerala: Doctors in action in medical relief camps

As the doctors from Maharashtra and other states of the country are doing their best by helping the flood-affected people at the medical camps. We take a look behind the scenes on the commitment and determination of the doctors to help ease this humanitarian crisis and also the many others who have dedicatedly contributed in helping the people of Kerala

#HealthOfKerala: Doctors in action in medical relief campsKerala has suffered its worst flood within living memory. While 7.25 lakh people have been rendered homeless, about 400 are feared dead due to the havoc created by the flood. More than 4,000 relief camps have been established across Kerala and disaster management officials said they were now focused on preventing the outbreak of water-borne […]
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