Post GST 78 per cent medicines to remain unaffected, affirms NPPA

NPPA’s twitter handle assured that complaints regarding traded drugs will be entertained; this twitter handle will accept and register specific and actionable complaints regarding non availability of any drug for follow up

Post GST 78 per cent medicines to remain unaffected, affirms NPPAContrary to reports that Goods and Service Tax (GST) will make medicines expensive, the National Pharmacists Pricing Authority (NPPA) tweeted on their official handle, Prices of approximately 78 per cent of all actively used and traded drugs in the country are going to remain unaffected post GST. Prices of approximately 78% of all actively used […]

Cut practice law a step closer, Maha starts drafting framework

State appointed committee has begun collecting opinions from all the related stakeholders. They have also started to build the framework of the law. The state government feels that cut practice has raised a serious question on medical services. People are also losing trust on the medical professionals

Cut practice law a step closer, Maha starts drafting frameworkOn one hand, eminent doctors from the healthcare fraternity have extended their full support and cooperation to Asian Heart Institute, promising to work as a crusaders against the ‘cut practice’, the Maharashtra government, on the other hand, is working ceaselessly to build a framework of the proposed law against cut practice. The three member committee, […]

Doctors lend support to AHI in battle against cut practice corruption

Even though AHI maintains that their initiative is not against the doctors, its aim is to put an end to this corrupt practice. AHI will soon launch a website on doctors who are practicing ethically in the country. Eminent doctors have come together to raise their voice against cut practice and lend support to this campaign

Doctors lend support to AHI in battle against cut practice corruptionA few days after stirring a controversy over the issue of cut practice in the medical fraternity with  a hoarding that read ‘No commission to Doctors’, Dr Ramakanta Panda, vice chairman and managing director of Asian heart institute, the man who initiated this debate, is now being supported by senior and eminent doctors from the […]

Ex-Army man seeks your help!

Dattatreya Sonawane served the country as a soldier and during his army days, he bravely tackled enemies but has become weak before a lung disease. He is suffering from Interstitial Lung Disease. According to doctors, performing lung transplant is the only option to save his life. The surgery is likely to cost around Rs 24 lakh. For which, his wife, Vijaya Sonawane, is trying her best to collect money for his transplant.  Doctors say it would be beneficial for him if he undergoes surgery within next three months

Ex-Army man seeks your help!Dattatreya Sonawane, a resident of Dhule in Maharashtra, served the country as a soldier. During his army days, he bravely tackled enemies but has become weak before a lung disease. Dattatreya is suffering from Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) also known as diffuse parenchymal lung disease (DPLD). According to doctors, performing lung transplant is the only option to save his […]

Maharashtra likely to get new diseases protocol soon

Maharashtra state government is planning to design its own protocol for Indian patients. The state is planning to design these protocols for medicine and disease as per Indian standards. A protocol is the plan which covers all aspects of the clinical trial, which includes an explicit, detailed plan of experiment and procedure

Maharashtra likely to get new diseases protocol soonTaking a major step forward in the healthcare sector, the Maharashtra state government is planning to design its own protocol for Indian patients. The state is planning to design these protocols for medicine and disease as per the Indian standards. A protocol is the plan which covers all aspects of the clinical trial, which includes […]

Skype takes yoga, from village to world

This ZP school is the only school in Maharashtra to be part of Microsoft’s ‘Skype in Classroom’ initiative, where Microsoft has selected schools from 82 countries to have virtual interaction among teachers and students through Skype in order to make them understand the global cultural diversity

Skype takes yoga, from village to worldA Zilla Parishad school from the interior parts of Maharashtra gave yoga lessons to school kids from Vietnam and Argentina. While the world is celebrating International Yoga Day through different ways; school kids from Kadamvasti Paritewadi Zilla Parishad (ZP) School, from Madha district of Solapur demonstrated yoga through Skype to school kids from these two […]

Maharashtra women performs yoga for 103 hours, sets world record

Pradnya Patil ’s name has been registered in Guinness Book of World Records for the longest yoga marathon by a female. Pradnya has been doing Yoga since her childhood. Her father and grandfather were passionate about yoga. It was not an overnight achievement for her. She had been preparing for the record for a month

Maharashtra women performs yoga for 103 hours, sets world recordInternational Yoga Day was celebrated with enthusiasm all over the world but it was even more special for 47 year old Pradnya Patil from Igatpuri, Nashik district.  Pradnya’s name has been registered in Guinness Book of World Records for the longest yoga marathon by a female. Pradnya started doing Yoga at 4.30 a.m. on June […]

‘Cut price has moved from fringes to the core medical practice’

Spurred by the backing of Maharashtra government, the AHI tells My Medical Mantra that will now take bigger steps to end the ‘menace’ of ‘monetary incentive clouding judgement’

‘Cut price has moved from fringes to the core medical practice’Asian Heart Institute (AHI), one of India’s leading heart hospitals, stirred controversy on cut price in medical fraternity earlier this week. The hospital put up hoardings that say – ‘Honest Opinion. No Commission to Doctors’ – at strategic locations across the city, and refused to take them down despite several voices being raised against them. […]

Maha government mulls law on ‘cut practice’ in healthcare

Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Girish Majahan has formed a committee to check the viability of the law against ‘cut practice’ in healthcare in Maharashtra. The committee will review all aspects and submit the report to the government. Padma Bhushan Dr Ramakanta Panda had raised the issue against the ‘cut practice’ in healthcare.

Maha government mulls law on ‘cut practice’ in healthcareIn the first of its kind of initiative in the country, the Maharashtra government has taken a firm step forward to curb the ‘cut practice’ or commission practice in healthcare in the State. In order to put an end to the ‘cut practice’, the Maharashtra government is contemplating to formulate a law. Speaking to My […]

‘My new heart has an aim to save lives’

Twenty four-year-old Minocherhomji shares her life-changing experience of getting a heart from a donor, three years ago. She says her new life was a gift from the donor. Minocherhomji now works in creating awareness about the organ donation and how it saves many lives from getting destroyed

‘My new heart has an aim to save lives’Organ donation not only gifts a life to the recipient, but it also saves a parent from the pain of losing a child, it prevents a child from growing up without a parent, it adds years of happiness to couples whose time together would otherwise have been cruelly cut short. It is the ultimate gift […]
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