Sangli: Emergency medical services a click away

During emergencies, to help patients to get the medical facilities, ‘Golden Hour Medical Information Service’ app has been launched in Sangli Miraj Kupwad municipal corporation area. Owing to which, the Sanglikars will get all the information about the medical facilities on just one click. The app is in the experimental stage. Soon, it will be launched all over Maharashtra

Sangli: Emergency medical services a click awayIf the patients receive treatment in that golden hour, his life can be saved. In compared to urban areas, rural areas lack medical facilities. To top it all, if there is an emergency, along with the hospital, the patient’s family has to make blood arrangements, search a blood bank and so on. Now, due to […]

Ande Ka Funda: Sassoon Hospital observes World Egg Day

Along with proteins, eggs also contain Vitamin D, B6, B12, selenium; and minerals such as zinc, iron, and copper. It nutritional value is also high

Ande Ka Funda: Sassoon Hospital observes World Egg DayOn the occasion of World Egg Day, Sassoon General Hospital in Pune distributed 7,000 eggs on Friday. The intention behind this is to help raise awareness on the benefits of eggs and the important role it play in our diet and nutrition. This year, October 13, is being celebrated as World Egg Day to highlight […]

Pune hospital gifts artificial limb to three-legged donkey

Prosthetic and orthotics department of Sancheti Hospital is designing a prosthetic leg for the animal rescued by a charitable trust

Pune hospital gifts artificial limb to three-legged donkeyIn a one-of-a-kind case, a Jaipur foot will soon help a donkey walk on all fours. The three-legged animal was rescued from Dhule district in Maharashtra by RESQ Charitable Trust in Pune around two months ago. The volunteers of the trust found the donkey struggling to walk on three legs. She tried to move ahead […]

Firecrackers to be banned in Maharashtra?

Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam comes out in support of a pollution-free Diwali and said he will take up the matter with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis after which the decision will be taken

Firecrackers to be banned in Maharashtra?A day after the Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR region till November 1, Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said that he will see if the same could be done in the state. And the decision will be taken after discussing with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. On Tuesday, in Mantralaya, the school students took an oath […]

Kangaroo Mother Care soon to be a part of public hospitals across Maha

Kangaroo mothers keep babies in regular skin contact and this itself is an easy, low-cost intervention that helps in increasing the child’s weight and acts as a medicine for different diseases. The physical contact between mother and child contributes towards the healthy development of the child

Kangaroo Mother Care soon to be a part of public hospitals across MahaMaharashtra will soon see more of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) being set up its public hospitals. The state’s Family Welfare Department has recently written letter to all post-natal care (PNC) units in the state to soon come up with such a facility at their centre. At Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU), which is present in […]

IMA observes nationwide satyagraha on Gandhi Jayanti

Their demands include delinking penal provisions against doctors for minor clerical errors in act like PCPNDT, timely changes Clinical Establishment Act, capping of compensation in cases of medical negligence and withdrawal of National Medical Council Bill and this protest also addressed the issue of assault on doctors

IMA observes nationwide satyagraha on Gandhi JayantiDoctors belonging to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) observed a country wide satyagraha by fasting for an entire day the day of Gandhi Jayanti. The aim is to protest against the no-decision of the government to make any concrete laws to address the increasing assaults on the doctors. The other demands also include the delinking […]

Friend and classmate helps in crowdfunding civil servant aspirant’s surgery

Her father is a farmer and her brother recently committed suicide due to an economic crisis in farming. Her have made appeals on social media, they are also presenting her case in different libraries across the city and they are seeking help from the government too

Friend and classmate helps in crowdfunding civil servant aspirant’s surgeryStudents preparing for civil services in Pune have started a campaign to collect funds for the treatment of another civil service aspirant who recently met with an accident. Aapeksha Muneshwar, (25), met with an accident recently and has become bed ridden as a result of the accident. When the doctor has suggested around nine to […]

‘Patients come first and I ensure my doctors are convinced about it’

Dr Tarang Gianchandani’s journey from being an orthopaedic surgeon to one of the youngest CEO of a hospital wasn’t an easy one. She has faced challenges in a profession mainly dominated by men, some of whom are not comfortable with a woman being a leader

‘Patients come first and I ensure my doctors are convinced about it’“The patients are my first priority,” says Dr Tarang Gianchandani ,CEO of Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College which is Asia’s only women’s medical college, to become an orthopaedic surgeon; she went on to procuring an MBA from the National University of Singapore. She is one of the youngest women administrators […]

Improving the quality of life for terminally ill patients is Dr Joyita’s mission

Palliative care is still a neglected aspect in our healthcare system. Palliative care intends to provide relief from pain and other distressing symptoms to the patient. While our healthcare system still hasn’t embraced the concept of palliative care. Dr Deodhar throws a light upon what can be done to improve its condition

Improving the quality of life for terminally ill patients is Dr Joyita’s missionWhen a person encounters any life-threatening disease (cancer, diabetes, neurological conditions, coronary heart disease, HIV/Aids etc.), a traumatising battle for physical and emotional well-being begins. A life-threatening illness not only takes a toll on the patient but also on the family members. Palliative care is an approach which addresses these issues and tries to improve […]

Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to three

A plane was arranged to transport his heart from Latur to Mumbai and a green corridor was created to transport his heart to Mumbai. His kidneys went to patients awaiting a transplant in Aurangabad

Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to threeA 19-year-old boy from Latur has given a new lease of life to 3 people waiting for donor organs. The boy Kiran Sunil Lobhe was electrocuted at his residence. He was then taken to a private hospital. After being declared brain-dead, yesterday afternoon and the family being counselled, his body was then shifted to Government […]