Exclusive: New committee to be formed to examine current rules on ragging

New rules and regulations will soon be formed on ragging in Maharashtra. After an unfortunate incident, wherein a 23-year-old medical student from Nair Hospital committed suicide on Wednesday, May 22. The state health department has formed a committee to frame new rules and regulations

Exclusive: New committee to be formed to examine current rules on raggingDr Payal Tadvi took this drastic step as she was being harassed by three senior doctors, she could not take it any longer and took this grave step. The Mumbai Police has booked the resident doctors and an investigation is underway. Taking a serious note of this matter, Maharashtra’s medical education minister Girish Mahajan has […]

Maha govt transfers funds to DMER to pay unpaid stipend of resident doctors

The state government has allocated funds to the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) in order to pay the unpaid stipend which was pending since a long time

Maha govt transfers funds to DMER to pay unpaid stipend of resident doctorsThe resident doctors of four government-run medical colleges will finally be paid their pending stipends. Over one thousand resident doctors from four medical colleges had protest against the state government’s apathy, over delay in paying their stipends. Now, resident doctors working in the medical colleges of Latur, Nagpur, Ambejogai and Aurangabad will finally receive their […]

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donation

In order to spread awareness about organ donation in the state, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote the importance of organ donation on September 25 and 26

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donationAn organ donation awareness rally was organised in Mumbai’s Sir JJ Group of hospitals in Mumbai on September 25. 500 people including doctors, nurses, intern doctors, and workers played at active role in making the rally a success. The main aim of the rally was to spread awareness about cadaver donation. Various programmes will be […]

#HealthOfKerala: Nurses from JJ Hospital play supporting role in treating patients

A special team of nurses accompanied the team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra; the male nurse helped the doctors in treating the patients and dressing the wounds of the people in relief camps. It was a rewarding experience for them as they dealt with situations they wouldn’t have faced in their day-to-day medical careers

#HealthOfKerala: Nurses from JJ Hospital play supporting role in treating patientsThese male nurses expressed that it was a fulfilling experience for them, through which they not only learnt many things, but also gained practical knowledge in dealing with patients going through trauma caused by a natural disaster. Mahesh Jadhav, Yuvraj Patil, Nilesh Bidaye, Kiran Sathe, Dharmesh Patel, Mangesh Pandav, Ram Kate, Animesh Gaikwad, Sebin Anthony […]

#HealthOfKerala: Team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra return home

The team of doctors from Maharashtra engaged in providing medical relief to flood-hit people. The medical team comprised of doctors from Mumbai’s state-run based JJ Hospital and Sassoon Hospital, Pune

#HealthOfKerala: Team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra return homeThe team of around 100 doctors and paramedical staff from Maharashtra left for Kerala on 20 August to help the flood-affected people. The doctors have after nearly completing a week, after providing medical relief and treating over 20,000 patients. The team included general physicians, gynaecologists, paediatricians, ENT doctors, surgeons and preventive social medicine specialists. They […]

#HealthOfKerala: Kerala govt praise Maha doctors for their selfless service

There is no denying that the next few days are going to be just as challenging for the authorities. But it is the dedication of such people that helped Kerala survive through the worst of the floods they witnessed in nearly a 100 year

#HealthOfKerala: Kerala govt praise Maha doctors for their selfless serviceMaharashtra was one of the first states to respond to the aftermath of the devastating floods in Kerala. The unprecedented rains have caused the worst flooding that the coastal state has witnessed in nearly a century. The Medical Education minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan accompanied a team of 110 doctors, who work at Sassoon General […]

#HealthOfKerala: Doctors in action in medical relief camps

As the doctors from Maharashtra and other states of the country are doing their best by helping the flood-affected people at the medical camps. We take a look behind the scenes on the commitment and determination of the doctors to help ease this humanitarian crisis and also the many others who have dedicatedly contributed in helping the people of Kerala

#HealthOfKerala: Doctors in action in medical relief campsKerala has suffered its worst flood within living memory. While 7.25 lakh people have been rendered homeless, about 400 are feared dead due to the havoc created by the flood. More than 4,000 relief camps have been established across Kerala and disaster management officials said they were now focused on preventing the outbreak of water-borne […]

#HealthOfKerala: Maha medical education dept sends medical aid to Kerala  

The Maharashtra government’s medical educational department has dispatched medicines to Kerala, which are in urgent required at relief camp in the state. These medicines will help fulfil the requirement for basic necessities and public healthcare facilities. The assistance from Maharashtra and other states is critical for the survival of the victims of this unprecedented flood

#HealthOfKerala: Maha medical education dept sends medical aid to Kerala  Kerala has suffered its worst flood within living memory. While 7.25 lakh people have been rendered homeless, about 400 are feared dead due to the havoc created by the flood. More than 4,000 relief camps have been established across Kerala and disaster management officials said they were now focused on preventing the outbreak of water-borne […]

Maharashtra intern doctors call-off strike

The medical interns have called off their strike after the meeting with Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan on Tuesday June 19. The intern doctors will resume work from Wednesday onwards

Maharashtra intern doctors call-off strikeA total of 2,300 intern doctors were on strike since the past seven days Their demand is to raise their pay from existing Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. Intern doctors across 18 medical colleges had participated in the strike. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Gokul Raka, General Secretary of the Intern Doctors Association […]

Intern doctors pay raise issue to be sorted out in two months: Girish Mahajan 

Intern doctors from Maharashtra have been on a strike since June 13. Their demand is to raise their pay from existing Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. The Medical Education Minister has assured that this issue will be sorted out within two months

Intern doctors pay raise issue to be sorted out in two months: Girish Mahajan 2,300 Intern doctors from 18 medical colleges across Maharashtra are on indefinite strike since June 13. The doctors are protesting against the government, in order to raise their stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan said, “Within one-and-half to two months’ time, after consulting […]