Pune-based NGO organises a unique letter writing competition

A Pune-based social organisation, ‘Samajbandh,’ has organised a unique letter writing competition. In which, an adult will write a letter to a teenager on the concept of puberty

Pune-based NGO organises a unique letter writing competitionSamajbandh – a Pune-based social organisation, working for health issues of tribal and rural people in Maharashtra, has organised a unique letter writing competition. Through this competition, any adult in Maharashtra will write a letter to any teenager on the concept of puberty. There are many stigmas attached to the concept of puberty. When a […]

Pune: Doctors to get first-hand learning experience through simulation lab

With the establishment of this lab, B J Medical College, becomes the first government medical college to set-up such kind of a facility. The stimulation lab will help trainee doctors and paramedics experience different scenarios which can help them improve their skills. It would them gain a better understanding in a safe and efficient manner. This in turn will help them provide efficient patient care

Pune: Doctors to get first-hand learning experience through simulation labMedical education has undergone significant changes worldwide.  The most crucial reason for this change has been patient safety. New methods, curricula, innovative techniques like simulation-based training are techniques which will help amplify real-patient experiences which are artificially contrived. Simulation-based medical education enables knowledge, skills and attitudes to be acquired by healthcare professionals in a safe […]

Maharashtra: 30 swine flu deaths recorded in first two months of 2019

With a change in weather and fluctuating temperatures, Maharashtra has been witnessing a rise in swine flu case. Such precarious conditions help the virus thrive and more people become susceptible to the illness

Maharashtra: 30 swine flu deaths recorded in first two months of 2019From January 01, 2019 until now there have been 30 swine flu deaths. Whereas, 562 people have been diagnosed with the deadly virus, and are currently undergoing treatment. In Maharashtra, Nagpur has witnessed the highest swine flu deaths with nine people falling prey to the disease. While six people lost their lives due to swine […]

How a rural medical camp helped save this 12-year-old girl

A 12-year-old child normally weighs between 30 to 35kgs, so doctors in Melghat were shocked when they came across a girl who weighed just 16 kgs. They examined a girl and found that she suffered from a rare condition. What happened next is nothing short of miraculous

How a rural medical camp helped save this 12-year-old girlPeople living in rural or tribal areas of Maharashtra, often find it difficult to find doctors who can treat their children if they suffer from a rare or unheard of condition. In such instances, rural health camps conducted in the state prove to be a boon for children residing in tribal areas. Rama (name changed), […]

Hinduja Hospital starts a one-of-a-kind Cardiac Science Centre

Hinduja Hospital start a one-of-a-kind Cardiac Science Centre in Western Maharashtra. The doctors say there is no one-stop centre which solves all valve-related problems. The patients can get all the services in one place

Hinduja Hospital starts a one-of-a-kind Cardiac Science CentreKhar’s Hinduja Hospital has started Cardiac Science Centre. Doctors say that it is first of such accredited centre in Western Maharashtra. The doctors claim that there is no one-stop centre which solves all valve-related problems. The centre will have an entire team of specialist doctors. So, the patients can get all the services in one […]

Now eat pani-puri, pav bhaji without second thoughts at Mumbai’s Chowpatty

According to the state-run Food and Drug Administration (FDA) survey, the food cooked at Girgaum and Juhu Chowpatty is safe to eat as stall owners comply with the food safety guidelines and maintain good sanitation and hygiene

Now eat pani-puri, pav bhaji without second thoughts at Mumbai’s ChowpattyWhen you first think about Mumbai’s beaches at Girgaum and Juhu you think about pani-puris, chaats and pav bhaji’s. These places are beloved tourist attractions in Mumbai. And now the tourist and people visiting these places need not fear for their health. As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Maharashtra has ensured that utmost […]

#SayNoToWar: Govt hospitals security beefed up, Maha put on high alert

In view of the war-like situation, a high alert has been issued in Maharashtra, with security and vigilance increased across Mumbai. The state government has asked hospitals to increase their security and maintain preparedness in case of a terror attack

#SayNoToWar: Govt hospitals security beefed up, Maha put on high alertIn the wake of the mounting tension between India and Pakistan, at the line of control (LOC), a high alert has been sounded in Maharashtra by the state administration. The state government particularly has asked the hospitals to be on the highest alert and to be prepared to deal with any contingency. Security has been […]

‘Wearing my sari, motivates me to serve my patients’

Nurses in the medical profession are as important as doctors in providing medical services to the people. Doctor and nurses work in tandem in helping and healing people. Today, My Medical Mantra offers you  peek into the life of one such nurse whose selfless service and dedication has earned her awards, but she takes them in her strides and continues to do what she does best which is nursing her patients back to good health

‘Wearing my sari, motivates me to serve my patients’When you imagine a nurse, you generally think of a person wearing a white apron or sari and having a very clean and neat appearance. It is their identity which distinguishes them from others in the medical profession. They wear it as proudly as a police man wears his badge. When somebody thinks of nursing, […]

Mumbai: Aditya Thackeray inaugurates Health Wellness Centres in Maharashtra

In order to provide health facilities to the rural people, the State Government started Health Wellness Centre in every district of Maharashtra. This is in association with the central government’s plan to convert primary healthcare centres (PHC’s) into Health Wellness Centres

Mumbai: Aditya Thackeray inaugurates Health Wellness Centres in MaharashtraIn this, 10,668 sub-centres of the state, 605 civil primary health centers and 1,828 rural health sub-centres have been converted into Health Wellness Center. These statewide centres were inaugurated by Yuva Sena chief of Aditya Thackeray. On this occasion, Maharashtra Health Minister Eknath Shinde and State Minister for Health Vijay Deshmukh were also present at […]

Income tax department raid hospitals in Nashik and Dhule

The income tax department have carried out raids in doctors working in private hospitals in Maharashtra

Income tax department raid hospitals in Nashik and DhuleThe raids have been carried out in six places across Maharashtra. In this raid, well-reputed hospitals and diagnostic centres have been raided by sleuths of the income tax department. According to the sources in the income tax department, 55 teams are working on these raids, 16 senior officers are supervising these raids, and 225 officers […]
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