Maha: Woman pregnant for the 20th time, baffles doctors

The 38-year-old woman from Beed district, who has had 16 successful deliveries and three abortions so far, is now seven months’ pregnant. Each time, she delivered a single child and five of them died within a few hours or days of delivery, while 11 have survived, doctors said

Maha: Woman pregnant for the 20th time, baffles doctorsPregnancy is a complex and delicate time in the life of a woman. While most women may become pregnant once or twice in their lifetime, this 38-year-old lady has baffled doctors. It is indeed a rare occurrence for a woman to be pregnant so often. This can also have negative consequences on the health and […]

Maha: 10% quota for MBBS students willing to serve patients in rural areas

The Maharashtra government has decided to create a special 10% quota in MBBS seats from the next academic year onwards. The prime objective behind creating this quota is to address the shortfall of doctors and specialist available in the rural and tribal areas. The Maharashtra government approved this proposal in the state cabinet meeting on Monday, September 09

Maha: 10% quota for MBBS students willing to serve patients in rural areasSoon, medical aspirants in Maharashtra will be able to avail a special quota of 10 per cent in MBBS admissions. The Maharashtra government has taken a decision to create 10% special quota for those who are ready to serve in the government sector for a longer period of time. Under this quota, a medical student, […]

Establish blood banks in districts which need it: Maha govt to SBTC

Rural areas and tribal pockets have not seen similar growth as compared to blood banks in urban areas and developed districts. The new regulations aim to be stringent in setting up new blood banks. It aims to give preferences to districts that have fewer blood banks, which also have a greater need for it

Establish blood banks in districts which need it: Maha govt to SBTC  With 341 blood banks in Maharashtra, this makes it the state which has the most blood banks. Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have little over 200 banks. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, SBTC Joint Director, Dr Arun Thorat, said, “Most of the banks in Maharashtra are concentrated in cities like Mumbai, which has […]

Maha: Mantralaya canteen goes ‘Cheeni Kum’ to fight against lifestyle diseases

The Mantralaya canteen has decided to cut down on the usage of sugar. This is being done with the primary objective of preventing diabetes among employees and visitors

Maha: Mantralaya canteen goes ‘Cheeni Kum’ to fight against lifestyle diseasesThe canteen serves around several thousand cups of each day. They have slashed the monthly consumption of sugar by a few 100 kilos. The incidence of diabetes and obesity is increasing across the country, a causative factor in the development of such diseases is excess consumption of sugar, The staff in the canteen at Mantralaya, […]

Mumbai: Fewer Govindas injured recorded this year, due to muted celebration

The atmosphere this year in Mumbai was sombre, as the Dahi Handi celebrations in the city had a muted tone and the Kolhapur, Sangli floods. Also, the death of former finance minister Arun Jaitley was another reasons why the festivities were of a quieter nature

Mumbai: Fewer Govindas injured recorded this year, due to muted celebrationAcross Maharashtra, ‘Govinda’ troupes compete to form multi-tier pyramids and break pitchers of curd and buttermilk tied high above the ground on this day. The Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai on Saturday witnessed fewer injuries in comparison to 2018. 51 Govindas were injured, from which 27 were discharged. The remaining Govindas are still being treated […]

Maharashtra to host international summit as a part of World Ayush Expo 

The International Summit aimed to foster greater acceptance of AYUSH health systems

Maharashtra to host international summit as a part of World Ayush Expo An international summit on Ayurveda and Yoga will be organised at CIDCO Exhibition Hall, Vashi, Navi Mumbai on Thursday, August 22 as a part of  World Ayush Expo and Arogya 2019 from August 22 – 25 August 2019. Organised by Ministry of AYUSH , Government of India , AIIM, CCIM, MUHS , Dr D.Y Patil and […]

Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume duty

On Wednesday, August 07, doctors from the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) had gone on an indefinite strike. After a meeting with the Directorate of Medical Education (DMER) last evening, the organisation has decided to call off its strike

Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume dutyDoctors from around 16 colleges had withdrawn their services. The doctors were protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill and increase of stipend amount The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involved more than 4,000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The state government had also proposed to impose the MESMA Act over resident doctors if […]

Maha govt to impose MESMA Act on MARD doctors

The Maharashtra government is set to bring in the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) against doctors of the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) who are currently on strike

Maha govt to impose MESMA Act on MARD doctors  Doctors across Maharashtra have gone on strike from August 07. Doctors from Mumbai’s government and civic-run hospitals also participated in the strike. The residents from government medical colleges in Mumbai are protesting at Azad Maidan. The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involves more than 4000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The government has taken […]

Maha: MARD doctors go on indefinite strike over NMC Bill, stipend issue

Doctors from the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have called on for an indefinite strike. Doctors from around 16 colleges have withdrawn their services. Even though doctors are on strike they have ensured that patient services won’t be affected. The doctors are protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill and increase of stipend amount

Maha: MARD doctors go on indefinite strike over NMC Bill, stipend issueThe residents from government medical colleges in Mumbai are protesting at Azad Maidan. The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involves more than 4000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. Their main demand from central government to reconsider the draconian NMC Bill as few things in it is unacceptable. The aspect of community health providers is one […]

A small donation from a big heart, Dhanashree contributes to CM Medical Relief Fund

It might be a small contribution, but it was a big gesture from a tiny heart. The parents of Dhanashree Mujmule who themselves have seen difficult times decided to contribute to the fund so that no one has to undergo what they underwent in the low phase of their life

A small donation from a big heart, Dhanashree contributes to CM Medical Relief FundDhanashree’s family heard about this appeal and has generously contributed Rs 11,000 towards Chief Minister’s Medical Relief Fund. Dhanashree herself handed over the cheque to the Chief Minister Earlier, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had appealed to people that instead of extravagant gifts on his birthday, he would like if people came together and made […]
1 3 4 5 6 7 61