Trauma care centre at Mumbai-Pune expressway to help save precious lives

Highways in India are notoriously unsafe and like any other highway, the 94.5 kilometre-long high mobility stretch connecting Maharashtra’s nerve centres – Mumbai and Pune – reports a fairly high number of road accidents and deaths every year. The scenic, busy 94.5 km stretch of Mumbai-Pune Expressway is one of the deadliest highways in the […]

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Wockhardt hospital provides CPR training to Ganesh mandal volunteers

Thousands of people throng various Ganesh pandals in order to catch a glimpse of their beloved Lord Ganesha. These pandals are so crowded at times, that people can feel overwhelmed and faint. Now, in order to teach volunteers at Ganesh pandals how to handle such medical emergencies, doctors at Wockhardt Hospital came together to teach […]

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Pune doctors start unique campaign to raise awareness on schizophrenia

Doctors will be going to different slums in the city and will make people understand how this disease needs a specific medical treatment. As a part of their campaign, doctors will be going to different slums in the city and will make people understand how this disease needs a specific medical treatment. They will explain […]

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Medical tourism in India set to grow by 200% by 2020

It’s also touting advanced facilities, skilled doctors and low-cost treatment but also traditional practices such as yoga and Ayurveda. “India can provide medical and health care of international standards at low costs,” Tourism Minister KJ Alphons said in written response to a query in the Lower House of Parliament. The statement added ‘India excels in […]

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PM Narendra Modi

#Budget2019: Healthy India Modi government’s vision for 2030

With the cap on prices of medicines and medical devices, the poor and needy people are now able to access better healthcare and medical treatment. The insurance cover under Ayushman Bharat is a boon for all. Also, heart stents and capping of knee replacement surgery has helped countless Indians live a better life. Budget 2019 […]

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Mumbai: Children studying in civic-run schools to get free medical treatment

Children studying in BMC-run schools in Mumbai, will now be treated for free of cost. The BMC has taken a decision to provide free medical treatment to the children till the age of 1. Not only the medical treatment, but if a child requires surgery, then it will also be done for free. Children studying […]

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Low quality healthcare increasing burden of illness and health cost

Low quality healthcare increasing burden of illness and health cost

Today, inaccurate diagnosis, medication errors, inappropriate or unnecessary treatment, inadequate or unsafe clinical facilities or practices, or providers who lack adequate training and expertise prevail in all countries. The situation is worst in low and middle-income countries where 10% of hospitalised patients can expect to acquire an infection during their stay, as compared to 7% […]

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