WHO is developing benchmark documents for practice in traditional medicine

WHO Working Group Meetings with AYUSH Ministry inaugurated at Jaipur. World Health Organization is developing Benchmark Documents for practice in Ayurveda, Panckarma and Unani system as part of its global strategy to provide safe, effective and accessible Traditional Medicine to global community

WHO is developing benchmark documents for practice in traditional medicineDevelopment of these benchmarks documents is included in the Project Collaboration Agreement (PCA) between WHO and Ministry of AYUSH. WHO Working Group Meetings for three WHO benchmark documents scheduled September 17 to September 19, 2018, was inaugurated today at Jaipur. The three days programme containing four sessions on each day has been organised by Ministry […]

Probiotic use may reduce antibiotic prescriptions, finds study

Use of probiotics is linked to reduced need for antibiotic treatment in infants and children, according to a review of studies that probed the benefits of probiotics, say researchers in the U.S., England and the Netherlands

Probiotic use may reduce antibiotic prescriptions, finds studyTheir study, supported in part by the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics and published in the European Journal of Public Health, found that when the results from twelve studies were pooled together, infants and children were 29% less likely to have been prescribed antibiotics if they received probiotics as a daily health supplement. […]

#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 […]

#HealthOfKerala: Doctors counselling patient to help ease their trauma

The doctors at the medical camps have been tirelessly treating the patients; they are also doing their best to counsel the patients who are facing severe trauma

#HealthOfKerala: Doctors counselling patient to help ease their traumaAfter the devastating floods in Kerala, many people are under stress and have several issue to worry about such as the condition of their homes or their own financial conditions, due to these factor they have neglected their health. To add on to pre-existing problems, drugs like insulin are not easily available. The doctors at […]

#HealthOfKerala: Young paramedics turn translators to help Maha doctors

As the doctors from Maharashtra are doing their best to provide medical assistance to the people in the health camps, the language is proving to be a hindrance for them. To solve this problem, few medical students and a nurse have come forward to help the doctors  

#HealthOfKerala: Young paramedics turn translators to help Maha doctorsAs the flood water has receded doctors from different states of India have been present in Kerala to treat patients suffering from different illnesses. In the southern state of Kerala, the language barrier is posing to be a major hurdle in helping doctors communicate with the people. Speaking to one another is crucial for patients […]

#HealthOfKerala: Indian Army’s portable hospital a lifesaver for many

The Indian army is playing a stellar role in Kerala flood rescue operations. The army personnel have courageously rescued people stranded in floodwater and trapped on rooftops, and dropped relief material to flood-affected areas. Now, a team of servicemen from the Army Medical Core is moving from one place to another with a movable hospital to provide medical relief to the flood-affected people in the state

#HealthOfKerala: Indian Army’s portable hospital a lifesaver for manyOver the past two weeks, as rains wreaked havoc on Kerala, as stories of desolation and loss were shared, another narrative emerged – of hope, of inspiration and resistance that speak volumes of the human will. The armed forces are working round the clock to ensure the safety of the people. The official estimate of […]
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