Mumbai: Chemist protest at FDA HQ, against unchecked online pharmacies

The chemist and druggists demand that the FDA should take stern action against unregulated online pharmacies which are operating in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Chemist protest at FDA HQ, against unchecked online pharmaciesThe chemists from Maharashtra, have gathered in Mumbai, to protest against the online pharmacy in the state. The chemist association has launched a massive agitation at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) office in Bandra. Around 500 chemists have joined the protest march at the Food and Drug Administration office in Mumbai. The protesting chemists […]

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 […]

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish Mahajan

The Maharashtra government will not spare any doctor, who has a bogus degree. Stern action will be taken against those whose additional qualification degree is found to be bogus, stated Maharashtra's Medical Education Minister

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish MahajanThe license of 20 doctors, whose additional qualification degree is found to be as bogus have been suspended for one year 53 doctors with bogus additional qualification degree are on Maharashtra Medical Council’s radar Maharashtra Medical Council is currently conducting an investigation against these doctors Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan informed the legislative council […]

Bring diabetes, heart and cancer drugs in 5% GST slab, Maha govt to centre

In order to make diabetes, heart and cancer drugs affordable to all, the Maharashtra government is going to send to a letter to the GST council, demanding to lower the GST rates on these medicines

Bring diabetes, heart and cancer drugs in 5% GST slab, Maha govt to centreThe Maharashtra government wants the GST council to lower the GST slab on diabetes, heart and cancer drugs from exiting 12 per cent to 5 per cent. Maharashtra’s Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has stated this during the discussion in the legislative council. The state government is contemplating the of distributing free medicines to the poor […]

Soon, National Poison Research Centre to be set up in Mumbai’s Haffkine Institute

Every year, India witnesses around two lakh cases of snakebites. And around 50,000 people die due to the snakebite in the country. In Maharashtra, over 33,000 cases of snakebites have been recorded in 2017

Soon, National Poison Research Centre to be set up in Mumbai’s Haffkine InstituteSoon, a National Poison Research Centre will be set up at Mumbai’s Haffkine Research Institute. Maharashtra witnesses highest number of deaths due to the snakebite in the country. The union government has accepted the proposal to erect a special snake poison research centre in the Haffkine Institute Researchers will study different snake species and their […]

Maha: Pankaja Munde admits death of 955 infants in past five months

As per the data presented by the Maharashtra government, in 2017, as many as 2161 infants lost their lives in 16 tribal districts, including Melghat in Amaravati. In Nashik, around 6663 children and in Aurangabad 3575 children were found to be severely underweight

Maha: Pankaja Munde admits death of 955 infants in past five monthsIn the past five months, from September 2017 to January 2018, as many as 955 infants, between 0 – 6 months, have lost their lives. In the year 2017, in 16 tribal districts of the state, around 2161 infant deaths in Maharashtra were recorded. Out of the total infant deaths in the past five months, […]

Mumbai: Chemist association to launch a massive protest against FDA  

Chemist and druggist in Maharashtra have decided to launch a massive protest against the FDA for not taking action against online pharmacy in the state. Over 1,000 chemist and druggist will join a protest march against the  Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 16

Mumbai: Chemist association to launch a massive protest against FDA  The Maharashtra State Chemist and Druggist Association has alleged that the FDA department is not taking appropriate action against illegal pharmacies which are operating online. In India, there is no law which can govern and keep a check on the online pharmacies in the country. The union government is considering a proposal to permit the […]

Maha: Govt imposes MESMA act on nurses, technicians strike at Sassoon Hospital 

The Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) which prohibits doctors from going on strike, will now be extended to other supporting staff of the hospital

Maha: Govt imposes MESMA act on nurses, technicians strike at Sassoon Hospital Minister of state for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan, said that Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) is made applicable to B J Medical College’s Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) from July 07. He informed about this on Monday in the State Legislative Assembly. The Bombay High Court, last week, had directed the state government to take […]

Maha state govt: Dengue awareness month to be observed in July

The onset of monsoon brings relief from scorching temperatures but it also triggers favourable conditions for breeding of mosquitoes. As cases of the vector-borne disease are on the rise, dengue awareness campaigns will be held across the state to inform people about the dangers of dengue and precautions to be taken

Maha state govt: Dengue awareness month to be observed in JulyThe government of Maharashtra will be holding awareness programmes in each district of the state throughout the month. School children will be taught about preventive measures as they can help spread awareness within their families. Asha workers will be given training to help them identify dengue patients. Para-medical staff at civic-run hospitals will be shown […]

Maha govt sets-up committee for strict implementation of PCPNDT Act

With the new committee in place, the government hopes to implement the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act more efficiently in the state

Maha govt sets-up committee for strict implementation of PCPNDT ActThe Maharashtra government has set up a committee to take proper measures to implement the PCPNDT Act in the state The president of the Maharashtra Women Commission will be the chairman of the committee. The committee will have 15 members The committee will check the sonography and the genetic counselling centres. And if the committee […]
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