‘Make every medical college a cancer treatment hub’

The rising number of cancer cases is a matter of great concern for the whole nation. The battle with Big C is no longer an individual’s; we need to stand united as a nation against it

‘Make every medical college a cancer treatment hub’Infrastructure, trained manpower, early detection and treatment and affordable medicines are the four vital limbs of cancer care. Health is a state subject, and if we want to make cancer care accessible to all, medical colleges across Maharashtra should be able to provide the same. They should be equipped with diagnostic and treatment facilities to […]

Ragging: 150 medical students forced to shave head by seniors, BOG issues show-cause notice to college

The incident came to light after several videos emerged on social media, showing medical students walking around the campus with their heads shaved

Ragging: 150 medical students forced to shave head by seniors, BOG issues show-cause notice to collegeA heinous incident of ragging has shocked the medical fraternity, this time in Uttar Pradesh, where 150 medical students were made to shave off their heads by seniors. A video surfaced and went viral on social media. Doctors and medical students demanded strict action, the Board of Governors (BOG) which supersedes Medical Council of India […]

Medical college adopts village, takes charge of health needs

Going beyond their call of duty, students and staff of Government Medical College, Miraj, have started a social initiative for the betterment of the village

Medical college adopts village, takes charge of health needsIt takes a village to raise a child – this African saying has come true closer to home at Patgaun, Maharashtra. Till recently, Sangeeta Kochrekar (name changed), who suffers cerebral palsy, was fully dependent on her parents for care. Today, the 21-year-old now has several carers, thanks to a social initiative under which her village […]