Good News: Maha govt soon to implement senior citizens policy

Senior citizens residing in Maharashtra are likely to receive aid from the government. In order to provide adequate facilities to them, the state government had approved the Senior Citizen Policy

Good News: Maha govt soon to implement senior citizens policyOn July 09, the state government has passed the Government Resolution (GR) to implement the Senior Citizen Policy in the state. Each department has given a pre-designed role in order to take care of the senior citizen. Things to be done under the Senior Citizen Policy Five per cent beds should be reserved for the […]

Mumbai: 24 women died due to birth control surgery in the past 5 years

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has informed the Maharashtra assembly in a written reply on Monday, July 09. He stated that the state government has taken various measures to curb the deaths which are happening due to the family planning operation

Mumbai: 24 women died due to birth control surgery in the past 5 yearsIn the past 5 years, 24 women have died due to surgeries performed for sterilisation. Since 2010, a district Quality Assurance Committee has been set up to investigate the deaths occurring due to the family planning operation. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis had informed Maharashtra assembly in a written reply. While answering the question raised by […]

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13

The medical interns had earlier staged a protest at JJ Hospital on April 26. Their key demands include a raise in their stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 20,000 as the stipend provided to interns in Maharashtra is the lowest compared to other states

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13In 2015, the state had agreed to raise their stipend to Rs 11, 000 but it has not been implemented yet, their original demand was 20,000 but the government had agreed to Rs 11,000. The interns are urging the state government to give them the amount which was agreed upon by them but not executed. […]

Mumbai: Soon KEM to perform the heart transplant

The state government has given a ‘go’ ahead signal to Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital to perform a heart transplant procedure. In 1968, Dr PK Sen had performed India’s first heart transplant procedure at KEM Hospital

Mumbai: Soon KEM to perform the heart transplantThe Maharashtra government has given its nod to the civic-run KEM hospital, Mumbai, to perform a heart transplant procedure. After receiving the due permission from the state government, the hospital administration has started the training sessions for the doctors. The doctors attached to the heart department say, only one to two per cent patients, who […]

Maha: Government suspends ‘Continuous Nursing Education’

The Maharashtra government has suspended the 'Continuous Nursing Education' in the state. It had issued a government resolution on April 10. Citing the complaints received from people, over the exorbitant amount which was were charged for this education programme, the government has issued an instruction to hold it over, till further orders

Maha: Government suspends ‘Continuous Nursing Education’The government of Maharashtra has decided to suspend the ‘Continuous Nursing Education’ programme. This programme has been organised by the Maharashtra Nursing Council since 2016. Over 2 lakh nurses from Maharashtra were attending this programme. At the event information related to the advancements in the medical field were given to them. Along the lines of […]

Maharashtra to continue with bridge course for AYUSH doctors

The state government has decided to continue with the bridge course for AYUSH doctors, which enables them to practice modern medicine. In the revised draft of the NMC Bill, the union government had asked the states to take a final decision on bridge course. From the past three days, homeopathy doctors are protesting at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, demanding inclusion of the bridge course in the NMC Bill

Maharashtra to continue with bridge course for AYUSH doctorsThe issue of bridge course for AYUSH doctors, which will enable and give them license to prescribe allopathy medicine, has been the core issue between the IMA doctors and the union government. Although the union government, after the standing committee on health’s recommendations excluded the bridge course from the NMC Bill amended draft. The centre […]

‘Maha government mulling a law over hookah parlours,’ CM Fadnavis

On Monday, Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, assured the state legislature that his government is considering to bring in a law to deal with illegal hookah parlours. CM Fadnavis said this while answering a question raised by the oppositions MLA’s during the debate on illegal hookah parlours in Mumbai

‘Maha government mulling a law over hookah parlours,’ CM FadnavisThe state government is deliberating to establish a law which can regulate illegal hookah parlours in the city.  CM Devendra Fadnavis announced this during a debate in the legislative council. Last December, after 14 innocent people died in the Kamala Mills fire due to sparks from a hookah. The state government had decided to finally […]

Is chicken safe for human consumption? HC to Maha govt

Recently, there has been a rise in food adulteration. The Bombay High Court has pulled up the state government over the use of pesticides being sprayed over fruits and vegetables. The other issue, the High Court wished to highlight was the antibiotic injections being used on chickens to make them appear plump. The High Court questioned the state government whether such food is safe to eat

Is chicken safe for human consumption? HC to Maha govtIs the chicken people consume safe? How safe are the grains and vegetables people consume? The Bombay High Court raised these questions in front of the state government. Day by day there is an increase in food adulteration, this can become a health risk to people. The Citizen Circle for Social Welfare and Education, filed […]

Here’s what Maha health budget 2018 offers you

On Friday, State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar presented the budget for the financial year 2018-19 in the Legislative Assembly. As per the budget, provision of Rs 964 crore for implementation of centrally sponsored National Health Mission

Here’s what Maha health budget 2018 offers youThe state government on Friday presented its fourth Budget on Friday in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. As per the budget: Rs 6.33 lakh public toilet blocks will be constructed in urban areas and 21.03 lakh blocks in rural areas, under the Swachh Maharashtra initiative. Rs 65 crore to be spent on poor pregnant women. Every […]

Frame guidelines for emergency organ donation: Bombay HC

A petition filed in the Bombay High Court, highlights an incident wherein a person lost out on a chance of being donated with an organ from a potential donor. This happened as the hospital did not have a license to carry out organ retrieval. This shows how people can suffer due to needless technicalities. Taking light of this, the high court has asked the Maharashtra government to take measures to prevent such situations

Frame guidelines for emergency organ donation: Bombay HCThe Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra Government to formulate guidelines to handle emergency situations with respect to brain-dead patients and organ donation The court was hearing a petition filed by Swapnil Raut, on an end-stage kidney disease patient awaiting donor kidney from a brain-dead patient. “The court has directed the state government […]
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