With defibrillators in the arsenal, Mumbai Police to save heart attack patients

Mumbai police have distributed automated external defibrillators (AED) to 10 police stations between Bandra and Andheri. Whenever an emergency arises policemen are the ones who respond first on site. Therefore, the main aim is to train the police personnel to deal with an emergency

With defibrillators in the arsenal, Mumbai Police to save heart attack patientsIn case a person suffers a heart attack, a first few minutes play a very crucial to save a life. If the victim gets adequate medical aid during the ‘golden hour,’ then a precious life could be saved. Keeping this in mind the Mumbai police has distributed automated external defibrillators (AED) to 10 police stations […]

Kalyan: Fortis Hospital teaches 100 auto drivers basic life support skills

Fortis Hospital, Kalyan in association with rotary club organizes basic life support training and a health check-up for over 100 auto rickshaw drivers. Of those screened, 9 per cent auto drivers suffered from high blood pressure and 15 per cent suffered from high blood sugar, for which they had never sought treatment  

Kalyan: Fortis Hospital teaches 100 auto drivers basic life support skillsThousands of auto rickshaws ply passengers to their destinations on Mumbai roads daily, and contribute to the transport lifeline of the city. Often, these drivers come across life-threatening situations; some of those include medical emergencies and accidents. The auto drivers were taught basic life support skill for road accidents and emergencies and a follow-up health check-up […]

#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accident

Dr Shweta Manohar, Head of Emergency and Trauma, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, explains why it is crucial to undergo a medical check-up post-accident

#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accidentEvery year January 11 to 17, ‘Road Safety Week’ is observed, and it focuses on interventions made year-on-year to bring down road traffic accidents. The theme for this year is ‘Sadak Suraksha , Jeevan Raksha’. Generally, the first observation following a road traffic accident (RTA), especially, a -impact one, is that the motorists and pedestrians, […]

Mumbai: BMC approves free medical aid for senior citizens

Mumbaikars above the 60 years of age will now be able to avail of free medical treatment civic-run hospitals. Special wards will be started at KEM, Nair and Sion Hospital

Mumbai: BMC approves free medical aid for senior citizensDr Avinash Supe, Dean of civic-run KEM hospital and Director of all major hospitals had submitted the proposal to the health department. The BMC’s Health Committee has accepted the proposal, and now its standing committee has given the approval. Dr Ajay Rane, deputy-dean of KEM Hospital, said, “Special ward will be erected for elderly citizens […]

Indian doctors offer medical services to needy patients in Rwanda

A team of 10 doctors performed 50 surgeries in urology and 18 neurosurgeries in a span of ten days. Their mission also included providing training to local doctors. A lot of medical supplies were also provided to government hospitals of Rwanda

Indian doctors offer medical services to needy patients in RwandaRwanda, a country located in east Africa, has only three neurologists for a population of more than one crore. The country which has abject poverty and a history of genocide has very poor health care services. Doctors from Maharashtra took up this challenge and went to operate on patients suffering from severe chronic illness in […]

Pune doctors to provide medical service on Ganesh Visarjan

Belbag Chowk, Alka Chowk, SP College Chowk, Appa Balwant Chowk, Swargate Chowk, Abhinav Chowk are the major points in the city where temporary clinics set-up to cater to medical emergencies during the procession. Two moving ambulances are also kept ready on this day

Pune doctors to provide medical service on Ganesh VisarjanIt will be ten years now, since around 150 doctors from Pune would be providing free medical service on the day of Ganesh Visarjan (immersion). Doctors from different private hospitals in Pune have come forward on a voluntary basis to offer this service during the last day of the Ganesh festival. Belbag Chowk, Alka Chowk, […]

Contribute CSR fund for medical aid, Maha government appeal corporates

In order to tackle the steep rise in the medical expenses and healthcare amenities the Maharashtra government is appealing the corporates to contribute their CSR fund for medical aid of the poor and needy. The state government provides medical aid through various schemes that are meant for lower and middle class people, by issuing them different coloured ration cards that can make them eligible for medical benefits

Contribute CSR fund for medical aid, Maha government appeal corporatesThroughout the country, the medical expenses and healthcare amenities are expensive. Having said that, availing and accessing medical aid is also like a mammoth task for the poor people. Analysing this situation and to make healthcare affordable for the poor and needy people, the Maharashtra government has decided to approach to the corporate houses. The […]

Make necessary arrangements in tribal areas before monsoon sets in: CM directs officers

Government machinery loses connectivity to tribal areas once the monsoon sets in, making it difficult to reach the interior parts of the villages. State government contemplates to deploy more ambulances in tribal areas

Make necessary arrangements in tribal areas before monsoon sets in: CM directs officersIn order to tackle the menace of malnutrition in tribal areas, especially during monsoon, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has issued a diktat to put all the necessary arrangements in place on priority. Fadnavis chaired a meeting on Saturday with all the concerned departments to discuss the issues like providing medical aid in these areas, […]