One Rupee Clinic to soon provide medical aid at your doorstep

With ‘One Rupee Clinic’ gaining popularity in Mumbai, it has added a new feature by starting free home facility for CT scan, MRI, USG bookings as well as a pick up facility for senior citizens

One Rupee Clinic to soon provide medical aid at your doorstepIn an attempt to make diagnostic tests affordable, the ‘One Rupee Clinic’, an initiative by a Mumbai doctor in making healthcare cheaper for the common man, has now decided to get the tests available at door steps for senior citizens. The ‘One Rupee Clinic’ was an initiative started in May this year to help patients […]

Medical visa: Sushma Swaraj’s Diwali gift to Pakistani patients  

Sushma Swaraj has the reputation to immediately respond to the problems tweeted at her. Amongst other requests, her twitter timeline is always flooded with many Pakistani citizens requesting her to grant a visa to get treatment in India. She too has quickly responded to such issues and stepped in to help

Medical visa: Sushma Swaraj’s Diwali gift to Pakistani patients  In last few days, India and Pakistan have experiencing a tensed diplomatic relationship; External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj has given a gift to Pakistani citizens. She made this warm gesture on the occasion of Diwali she announced on Thursday that India has cleared medical visas of all deserving Pakistani cases.  “On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, […]

Father seeks financial help to treat daughter with rare liver condition

Nayra is currently admitted at Jaslok hospital and an interventional procedure has been performed on her. In order to continue further treatment, the couple are planning to sell their home in Mahim

Father seeks financial help to treat daughter with rare liver conditionNayra is just a one-year-old child who is suffering from a rare liver disease called Budd Chiari Syndrome. Nayra’s parents Vidita and Anil Parmar are doing their best to provide her the best treatment available. According to the doctors, Nayra might need a liver transplant but she is too young to sustain the surgery. For […]

Burning diarrhoea: Treatment and recovery

Severe or long-lasting diarrhoea, however, can cause malnutrition and extreme dehydration. Left untreated, however, dehydration can lead to death. Whenever burning diarrhoea lasts longer than 2 or 3 days, or is extremely painful or bloody, it is important to seek medical attention

Burning diarrhoea: Treatment and recoveryAlthough it is uncomfortable, burning diarrhoea is not usually a sign of a serious health condition. Most cases resolve within a few hours or days on their own, or with the help of basic home remedies. What is burning diarrhoea? Diarrhoea occurs when the intestines do not absorb enough fluid from the body’s waste. This […]

In a first for India, a medical college in Kerala offers free medical aid to transgenders

In a first, a medical college in Kerala, namely Kottayam Medical College has started this initiative of offering free medical services for the transgender on the first Tuesday of every month. The initiative, began in May this year, and is a college approach that will, if proved successful, encourage other medical colleges in the state to do the same

In a first for India, a medical college in Kerala offers free medical aid to transgendersDirty looks, judgmental opinions, disgusting giggles and snide remarks are all a part of visiting any doctor for most transgender people in the country. In a first, a medical college in Kerala- Kottayam Medical College has started this initiative of offering free medical services for the transgenders on the first Tuesday of every month. Adithi, […]

Effective use of CSR policy will help poor patients, says Girish Mahajan  

A state level workshop was organised for medical social service superintendents by Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) in Mumbai. It was the first time such an event was held in Maharashtra

Effective use of CSR policy will help poor patients, says Girish Mahajan  While addressing the gathering of over 160 medical superintendents from all over Maharashtra, Minister of Medical Education, Girish Mahajan asked them to use Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy effectively to benefit patients. He also stated that the medical superintendents should consider it as a part of their job to approach various organisations to get financial […]