BMC Hospitals start ‘Monsoon OPD’ to keep a check on rain-related ailments

In order to treat cases related to monsoon-related illness, the civic-run hospitals have started a monsoon Out Patient Department (OPD) in their premises. The civic-run hospitals will also soon organise blood donation drives as a precautionary measure to be prepared for emergency cases

BMC Hospitals start ‘Monsoon OPD’ to keep a check on rain-related ailmentsUsually after the heavy rainfall, a few weeks later more and more patients come for a medical check-up. Infections by virus and bacteria are main threats, hence, people need to adopt preventives measures and it is advisable to visit doctors. In the last three years (2015-2018), there were 97 deaths caused due to dengue in […]

‘Wearing my sari, motivates me to serve my patients’

Nurses in the medical profession are as important as doctors in providing medical services to the people. Doctor and nurses work in tandem in helping and healing people. Today, My Medical Mantra offers you  peek into the life of one such nurse whose selfless service and dedication has earned her awards, but she takes them in her strides and continues to do what she does best which is nursing her patients back to good health

‘Wearing my sari, motivates me to serve my patients’When you imagine a nurse, you generally think of a person wearing a white apron or sari and having a very clean and neat appearance. It is their identity which distinguishes them from others in the medical profession. They wear it as proudly as a police man wears his badge. When somebody thinks of nursing, […]

Pune gets its first veterinary eye clinic

The clinic will offer medical and surgical services to pet animals like cats and dogs, horses and other animals

Pune gets its first veterinary eye clinicWhile veterinary care is coming of age in India , there is still a need for specialized units like Vet ophthalmology centers. Pune will soon get its first Veterinary Ophthalmology Speciality Clinic and operation theatre as Vivet Multispeciality Clinic launches ‘The Eye Vet’ their first centre at Baner at Pashan Link Road, Pune . The […]

Mumbai: BMC takes step to make healthcare accessible to elderly patients

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has approved a proposal which will help bed-ridden patients and senior citizens access healthcare. This move will help benefit countless elderly patients in all the municipal wards of the city

Mumbai: BMC takes step to make healthcare accessible to elderly patientsThe BMC has gone ahead with a proposal which is sure to help many older adults in Mumbai. The proposal which was put forth to the BMC standing committee by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporator, Dr Saeeda Khan. The aim of this initiative is to make it easier for bed-ridden patients to undergo blood test, […]

Kerala floods: Several private hospitals shut, red alert in 14 districts

As the government is setting up health care camps, private hospitals in flood affected areas are closed due to severe inundation  

Kerala floods: Several private hospitals shut, red alert in 14 districtsGovernment has asked all the medical officers in each government hospitals in flood affected districts to provide medical services to people considering the special situation arising out of the flood. The entire state of Kerala is on red alert with more rains expected. Defence forces and disaster response teams already in the state for the […]

Raigad collector urges doctors to provide voluntary services at Karjat hospital

While there are sufficient doctors working at the Karjat sub-district hospital, but it still lacks specialist doctors. Dr Vijay Suryavanshi has appealed doctors to come forward and voluntarily help the people in need

Raigad collector urges doctors to provide voluntary services at Karjat hospitalDr Vijay Suryavanshi, an IAS officer and a Collector of Raigad district, Maharashtra has made an appealed to doctors who have a private practice, to provide voluntary medical services in Karjat Karjat’s sub-district hospital has sufficient number of doctors but doesn’t have specialist doctors to provide medical services. Dr Suryavanshi had also spoken to the […]

Maha: State govt expands bike ambulance fleet 

The government has added 20 more bike ambulances to the old fleet. This takes the number up to 30 in the overall fleet. Bike ambulances have proven to be helpful as they can access remote areas in the state and can also make their way through Mumbai’s congested roads

Maha: State govt expands bike ambulance fleet Emergency can strike anytime as one can suddenly meet with an accident or a heart attack while walking on the road. In such cases, the first one hour for the patient is important. Ambulances take a long time to reach the congested areas in Mumbai. Even a thought of our beloved one falling sick and […]

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, […]

Healthcare sector exempted from GST’s ambit, doctors welcome move

The 14th Goods and Service Tax (GST) council meeting was chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and was held at Srinagar. The government has decided to exempt the health care sector from GST

Healthcare sector exempted from GST’s ambit, doctors welcome moveThe Union government has taken a decision to exempt the healthcare sector from the Goods and Service Tax (GST’s) ambit. The 14th Goods and Service Tax council meeting was chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and was held at Srinagar. In which the fitment of rates of goods were discussed during the council meeting. Government’s […]

Doctors on strike: Patients travel all the way to Mumbai for treatment, but find closed doors

With nearly 4,500 resident doctors on leave, public hospitals like KEM Hospital decided to cancel all outdoor patient department services and postponed the planned surgeries

Doctors on strike: Patients travel all the way to Mumbai for treatment, but find closed doors“My son’s both kidneys have failed. He needs a kidney transplant as early as possible. I am ready to donate my kidneys, but the report that will confirm my eligibility as kidney donor for my son’s transplant is yet to be seen by my doctor. There is no such facility in Yavatmal or Nanded, so […]