Pune Municipal Corporation reviews health preparedness ahead of annual dindi

The palkhis will arrive in Pune on June 26 where the Tukaram palkhi will halt at Shri Nivdunga Vithal Mandir, Nana Peth while Sant Dnyaneshwar palkhi will halt at Palkhi Vithoba Mandir in Bhavani peth until the procession resumes on June 28

Pune Municipal Corporation reviews health preparedness ahead of annual dindiThe Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) health department is all set for Pandharpur Wari. The moving hospitals will provide health care facilities for participants in Dindi. Also, the PMC-run hospitals will be open for 24 hours. Along with this a booklet has been published informing people of health care facilities. Tomorrow, the Palakhi will arrive in […]

Soon: Maha govt to issue a notification to crackdown on bogus path labs

In May 2016, the Maharashtra government had issued a notification to curb the menace of illegal and bogus pathology labs in the state. But, later the government formed a committee to take a detailed review to take further action. Pathologists allege that no action has been taken by the government to stop the illegal pathologists' labs from working

Soon: Maha govt to issue a notification to crackdown on bogus path labsSoon, the Maharashtra government will take strict action against the bogus pathologist in the state. While informing the Maharashtra assembly, the government on Tuesday, June 26, stated that a decision will be taken in this regards before the assembly session ends. The state will also apprise the Maharashtra assembly as soon as the decision is […]

Healthy states: Maharashtra earns the third spot on NITI Aayog’s health index

Kerala has topped among large states on overall health performance in NITI Aayog’s Health Index followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra

Healthy states: Maharashtra earns the third spot on NITI Aayog’s health indexMaharashtra features prominently on the third spot which has shown that the state has taken beneficial steps through its policies and health interventions. It has taken great strides to improve the health and welfare of the people. Also, over 56,000 patients have availed medical benefits through the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 4.5 years. The […]

Along with India, Maharashtra witnesses a steady rise in cancer cases

The incidence of cancer is rising across the country. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey presented the figures in regards to the cancer cases in the country

Along with India, Maharashtra witnesses a steady rise in cancer casesThe question on cancer patients was raised by Rajeshbhai Naranbhai Chudasama, a Member of Parliament from Junagadh-Gir Somnath, Gujarat. The question stated whether the number of cancer patients is on the rise in the country and if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor; the steps taken by Government for early detection and cure […]

Maha PG medical admissions: SC declines to hear a petition on Maratha reservation

The Supreme Court on Monday, June 24, declined to entertain a petition filed against Maratha reservation in post-graduate medical and dental admission process, this year

Maha PG medical admissions: SC declines to hear a petition on Maratha reservationThe petition was filed by one of the doctors from Maharashtra, challenging the ordinance which gave 16 per cent reservation for medical aspirants the from Maratha community. The Maharashtra government had passed an ordinance approving 16 per cent reservation for Maratha community in medical and dental courses. The order of the Supreme Court is seen […]

Maharashtra: Over 56,000 patients avail medical benefits through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 4.5 years

The Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund has disbursed more than Rs 550 crores to 56,318 needy people for medical requirements since 2014, when the Devendra Fadnavis government took over. The figure for the last 10 months alone is Rs 106 crore disbursed to 10,582 people

Maharashtra: Over 56,000 patients avail medical benefits through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 4.5 yearsMore than 550 crores have been allocated for treatment and surgeries. Poor and needy people in the state who require financial assistance for medical problems are aided through this fund. This is done so that no is deprived of healthcare and medical services. In a statement issued Saturday, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said, “The state […]

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra

On Saturday, June 15, Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan met Union Health Minister in Delhi and apprised Dr Harsh Vardhan about the need of increasing the MBBS seats. The union health ministry has responded positively and has increased the number of medical seats in Maharashtra by 970 seats 

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for MaharashtraThe union health ministry has approved an increase of 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra. The total seats increased all over India is 4,465 Maharashtra has witnessed the highest number of increase in seats compared to other states The union health ministry has issued the orders on Friday, June 21 Maharashtra Chief Minister […]

Maha govt signs MoU with Rotary International to support free paediatric surgeries

Mission Muskan project is a joint initiative by CM Medical Assistance Cell – Govt. of Maharashtra and Rotary International to provide free paediatric surgeries of underprivileged children in Maharashtra

Maha govt signs MoU with Rotary International to support free paediatric surgeriesMaharashtra Chief Minister Relief Fund and Rotary International (Dist. 3141) have come together and signed an MoU in the form of ‘Mission Muskan.’ This is a joint initiative for free paediatric surgeries for thousands of needy, economically weaker and underprivileged children in Maharashtra, especially in rural areas, who are in dire need of immediate medical […]

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 […]

Maha: 1,075 youngsters ended their life due to drug and alcohol use in the last 3 years

While speaking in the Maharashtra legislative assembly, the state’s chief minister spoke about the toll that drugs and alcohol has had on the lives of youngsters. From 2014 to 2016 – 1,075 youth lost their lives as a result of their addiction to these harmful substances

Maha: 1,075 youngsters ended their life due to drug and alcohol use in the last 3 years  There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair, those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide among youth in the last three years. While speaking in the state legislative assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed, “According to data provided by the Maharashtra crime branch. In the last three years (2014 – 2016), people in […]
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