#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Laproscopic surgery should be made available in rural areas’

Women are the pillars of strength of every home. The stability of a home depends on the health of women. A happy and healthy woman builds a strong foundation of a happy home. If a woman is unwell for a day, the home is in disarray

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Laproscopic surgery should be made available in rural areas’Women, today, are career-oriented and put in the same hours as the men. During the process, they are subjected to severe stress from the work and home fronts. Sustaining this pressure for a long time takes a massive toll on their bodies, and they end up paying a heavy price. Earlier, in case of complications, […]

‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’

Children are our future, and hence ensuring their health and structuring their development should be the prime focus. Systematically planned healthcare right from early childhood is a must to ensure the healthy future of every nation

‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’In today’s times, medical advancements have shown promising results, especially in early intervention for special senses dysfunction. Special senses, as the name suggests, are truly special. They give us the real taste of the world but are also equally vulnerable to several disorders. Identifying these defects is the need of the hour. But, unfortunately, public […]

IMA releases mental health guide for medical students

The mental health of doctors is at a tipping point.  Since January, six medical students committed suicide. To reduce these cases, Indian Medical Association has prepared ‘Health and wellbeing guide for medical students’. The book will be helpful for the first-year students adjusting to the new environment

IMA releases mental health guide for medical studentsEntering into the medical field is itself a mammoth task. A student sacrifices everything to get an admission. But, the real struggle begins when he jumps in the pool, without knowing what he/she would be facing. For a young MBBS student, the environment is completely different. He interacts with a verse set of people. However, […]

#NoMoreShor: Doctors and medical students spread awareness on ‘Green Diwali’

Diwali is a festival of celebration, love and extravagance and the thought of celebrating Diwali without crackers is one that is hard to imagine. However loud crackers cause a lot of distress for elderly people, young children, strays and pets not to mention the environment pollution caused by smoke and fumes. Diwali is a festival of lights and there are several alternative ways to celebrate the festival

#NoMoreShor: Doctors and medical students spread awareness on ‘Green Diwali’The season today, though, has also come to symbolize the bursting of loud and bright firecrackers. But this practice isn’t without consequence, and the pollution caused by the firecrackers, whether in the form of noise or air, is harmful to the environment.   This year, do the environment a favour and celebrate a clean and […]

Rising doctors’ suicide cases worries Indian Medical Association

The medical fraternity is scrambling to find answers about the mental health of young doctors in India. Recent cases of medical students ending their lives have raised concerns. The IMA organised a two-day event, with free workshops for medical students

Rising doctors’ suicide cases worries Indian Medical AssociationIs the mental health of young doctors in India is at a tipping point? The medical fraternity is scrambling to find answers to this burning question. Young medical students, in India, are taking an extreme step of ending their lives. Recently, one Dr Payal Tadwi, from Maharashtra, committed suicide due to ragging from seniors. And […]

BMC to provide alternate accommodation to MBBS students from Cooper Hospital

The civic administration has assured the medical students of Cooper Hospital that alternative living arrangements are being made for them. Earlier, the students were forced to live in ENT wards and Nurses’s quarters. The students have further boycotted attending their lectures. On October 07, the students met with civic officials to speak about their demands

BMC to provide alternate accommodation to MBBS students from Cooper HospitalIn a major relief to first-year MBBS students studying at civic-run H.B.T. Medical College and Dr R. N. Cooper General Hospital, Vile Parle, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to shift them to different places for accommodation. The issue of accommodation had been raised a few days back, after the MBBS students had boycotted […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Medical students should go beyond academics’

I would like to draw your attention to a basic fact that is prevalent across India. We tend to focus all our energies on theoretical education and less on the practical aspect of learning

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Medical students should go beyond academics’Clinical acumen does not figure on the priority list of our undergraduate students, and all the efforts go into cramming to secure high grades. At the Post Graduate level, even the entrance exam focuses more on theory-based education. We need to give medical students a chance to train their minds to think about what’s beyond […]

MBBS students step in to the role of teacher to impart sex education to kids

Medical students studying at KEM, Nair, and Sion Hospital will soon take on the role of teachers. The students have come together under an initiative known as ‘Vector’ and will soon impart sex education to children studying at municipal schools in Mumbai

MBBS students step in to the role of teacher to impart sex education to kidsThe medical students will soon impart sex education to children studying in civic-run schools in Mumbai. The students will help spread awareness on sex education and personal hygiene among the children. This initiative will also reach out to those children who have not completed their studies and have dropped out. This initiative was first started […]

Pune: Ethics to be taught on a compulsory basis to MBBS students

From this year  onwards, module on ethics, attitude and communication has been made compulsory for MBBS students

Pune: Ethics to be taught on a compulsory basis to MBBS studentsThe month-long course that Medical Council of India (MCI) has introduced, is divided into five parts namely, orientation, skills module, enhancement skills, sport and extracurricular activities and professionalism and ethics also including other sub-sections such as computer and English skills. Recently BJ Medical College had arranged a special workshop for professors to train them on […]

In a first, JJ Hospital witnesses 7 body donations in 15 days

Donating your body to medical science also has an altruistic advantage in that your donation helps train future doctors and surgeons and may help find cures to a variety of diseases

In a first, JJ Hospital witnesses 7 body donations in 15 daysIn the last 15 days, seven bodies have been donated at Mumbai state-run JJ Hospital. Health experts say that body donation is a gift to science as it helps medical students learn the anatomy of the human body. The donated body is used for postgraduate medical students for practising surgery. While speaking to My Medical […]
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