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Maha: Patients with mental health issues outnumber psychiatrists

People in Mumbai and Maharashtra are leading stressful lifestyles and have to deal with work pressure, cut-throat competition, isolation, and depression on a daily basis. In a survey carried out by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation during a period of two years, from October 2015 to September 2017, it was revealed that 1,74, 379 patients sought […]

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Govt to organise leprosy camp in state, aims to detect hidden cases 

  From September 5 to 20, the state health department will conduct a leprosy detection drive in 22 districts. The primary aim of the drive is to find out ‘hidden cases’ of leprosy in the high endemic 234 blocks in these districts under the National Leprosy Eradication Program. The fight against leprosy, it seems, is far […]

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Govt to organise leprosy camp in state, aims to detect hidden cases

Vidarbha has a higher burden of leprosy in Maharashtra: Study

A study published in Indian Journal of Community Medicine has shown that the prevalence rate of Leprosy is more in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. The study states that burden of leprosy prevalence rate is more in Vidarbha region followed by rest of the Maharashtra and Marathwada. In Vidarbha, districts of Amravati, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, […]

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