World Hepatitis Day: National viral hepatitis programme launched in Maharashtra

With the aim to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030, the union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey in presence of Maharashtra health minister Eknath Shinde, has launched the National Viral Hepatitis Control Program in Mumbai on Sunday, July 28 which was commemorated as World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day: National viral hepatitis programme launched in MaharashtraEight regional treatment centers in the state for the control of hepatitis. Free diagnosis and treatment facilities in all district’s hospitals. A toll-free number 1800-11-6666 was also launched. It is a nationwide campaign to eradicate hepatitis through awareness, prevention, diagnosis, treatment While presiding over the function health minister, Eknath Shinde informed that on this occasion […]

Comprehensive action plan to help prevent swine flu: Maha Health Minister

Survey, diagnosis, treatment, vaccination and public awareness, these five point action plan to be used, stated Maharashtra Health Minister Eknath Shinde

Comprehensive action plan to help prevent swine flu: Maha Health MinisterWith climate change, the cases of swine flu are found in the state and so far 145 patients are being treated. Swine flu patients are found in the state this time along with Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. To prevent the occurrence of swine flu the government has embarked upon a five-point strategy […]

Maha: Woman forced to deliver on hospital stairs, state govt orders inquiry

On Tuesday, January 22, a pregnant woman was forced to deliver a baby on the stairs of Aurangabad Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). Soon after the delivery, the baby died. The state's health ministry has initiated an inquiry into the alleged incident

Maha: Woman forced to deliver on hospital stairs, state govt orders inquiry  Maharashtra’s Health Minister Eknath Shinde, has order inquiry into an alleged incident, where a woman delivered a baby on the stairs of the government-run hospital It was alleged that the woman was forced to take the stairs, as the lift was not functioning, and no stretchers were available at the hospital The alleged incident […]

Maharashtra: Over 2.10 crore children in administered measles-rubella vaccine, states Deepak Sawant

As per the preservation campaign conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) the state got over 99 percent marks in 21 parameteres. Those children who are yet to get the vaccine dose, can approach the government hospital and get vaccinated for, all necessary arrangements are made available there stated Maharashtra’s health minister

Maharashtra: Over 2.10 crore children in administered measles-rubella vaccine, states Deepak SawantDuring the last 28 days of vaccination campaign over 2.10 crore children were given the measles-rubella vaccine in the state competing 60 percent plus target of vaccination. As per the preservation campaign conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) the state got over 99 percent marks in 21 parameteres. Those children who are yet to […]

Maharashtra: Memory clinic 1,028 diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia, since its launch

It has been a month since the Maharashtra government started the Memory Clinic. This initiative was started on October 02, 2018. And out of 30 districts in Maharashtra, so far 28 districts have registered 1,028 patients are affected with this mental disorder

Maharashtra: Memory clinic 1,028 diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia, since its launchThe proposal for a memory clinic had been put forth by state health minister Deepak Sawant and has now been implemented across government hospitals in Maharashtra. Under the memory clinic initiative, patients affected with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are treated in the geriatric ward in the district hospitals in the state. But the numbers of […]

Maharashtra to implement Ayushman Bharat health scheme from September 23

The Maharashtra state government is set to launch the ambitious health scheme programme across government-run hospitals and medical colleges. It will be run in tandem with Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPAY)

Maharashtra to implement Ayushman Bharat health scheme from September 23This health scheme will benefit 83.72 lakhs citizen of the states. Free of cost medical treatment is available under this scheme. Mahatma Phule Jeeograma Yojana will be implemented jointly with the Life Insurance Scheme. Maharashtra has been implementing Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPAY) since 2012 covering about 2.23 crore family are currently being […]

Nashik: August witnesses steep rise in dengue cases

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has seen highest number of dengue cases with the total reaching up to 113 patients this month. In all, 226 patients have been detected with dengue since January, this year. Two deaths have been confirmed due to dengue

Nashik: August witnesses steep rise in dengue casesWhile dengue cases are increased attempts are being made to reduce this number. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the carrier of dengue virus and it lays its eggs in pools of stagnant fresh water. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Jairam Kothari, Nashik Municipal Corporation’s Health Department’s Medical Officer, said, “Caution is being taken so […]

Maha witnessed a rise in anaemia cases among pregnant women, admits health min

In India, 14.67 crore women are suffering from anaemia. Globally, 61.4 crore women aged 15-49 years are affected by anaemia

Maha witnessed a rise in anaemia cases among pregnant women, admits health minPublic Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant has admitted this fact in the Maharashtra legislative council. Dr Sawant informed the council that 75, 235 pregnant women in Maharashtra were diagnosed with anaemia from April 2017 to March 2018. Anaemia is caused due to the iron deficiency in the body. And this is primarily because majority of […]

Maharashtra: 29,000 farmers treated for depression in two years, says Deepak Sawant

In the first six months of 2018, close to 1300 farmers have committed suicide, which is a shocking average of seven deaths per day

Maharashtra: 29,000 farmers treated for depression in two years, says Deepak SawantIn Maharashtra, from April 2016 to March 2018, as many as 29000 farmers have been treated for depression. Around 22, 565 farmers have been treated in the Out Patient Department (OPD), while 6366 farmers underwent treatment in the hospital. Maharashtra’s Health Minister, Deepak Sawant has given this information in the written reply in the legislative […]

2,430 children under the age of 15 diagnosed with TB, informs Maha health min

Since January 2018 till April 2018, 2,430 children under the age of 15, have been diagnosed with tuberculosis. Out of which 603 children are from Mumbai, and 440 children are from Thane and Palghar districts. Maharashtra witnesses 1,75,000 new cases of tuberculosis every year

2,430 children under the age of 15 diagnosed with TB, informs Maha health minHealth Minister of Maharashtra, Dr Deepak Sawant, has informed the Maharashtra assembly on Monday, July 9. In a written reply to the star question asked by the legislatures, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said, “If the adults in the family are suffering from TB, then the children in the family are likely to get […]