Maha sets up cell to tackle monsoon-related ailments

The state is gearing up to tackle monsoon-related illnesses and has established a cell for the same. The cell will examine the media reports on diseases and accordingly will take action

Maha sets up cell to tackle monsoon-related ailmentsMaharashtra state is gearing up to tackle monsoon-related illnesses, and for the first time, the State Health Department has established a cell for the same. The cell will examine the media reports on diseases and accordingly will take action. Dr Pradeep Awate, Head of Epidemiology Department, State Health Department, said, “The four-people special cell is […]

Use of personal protective measures against mosquito-borne diseases is a must this monsoon

The monsoon season is a double-edged sword - while it provides the necessary relief from the scorching summer, at the same time it brings with it several vector-borne diseases and illness, which can sometimes turn life-threatening

Use of personal protective measures against mosquito-borne diseases is a must this monsoonResearch by medical experts indicates that children are especially prone to such diseases. A WHO study, conducted in 2017, reports that an estimated 219 million cases of malaria were detected in which children in the age group of under five years comprised 61% of malaria deaths globally. The mortality rate is indicative of the seriousness […]

Mumbai witnesses drastic rise in cases of dengue

September has witnessed a rise in cases of the vector-borne diseases such as dengue and malaria. In total, 307 cases of malaria and 213 cases of dengue respectively, were recorded in civic-run hospitals. August recorded. The cases of dengue have shot up as they were just 82 cases of dengue in the  month of August

Mumbai witnesses drastic rise in cases of dengueThe city also witnessed 19 cases of leptospirosis this month. The number of deaths due to leptospirosis was one, while dengue also claimed one life. As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) report on monsoon-related diseases: Diseases September 2017 September 2018 (Till 16 September) Malaria   849 307 Gastro   532 227 Hepatitis   105 […]

Mumbai: 804 cases of malaria recorded in August

As the monsoon has progressed over the country, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has released another health report on the list of cases of people suffering from monsoon related diseases. It has to be noted that August has witnessed a rise in cases of vector borne diseases such as dengue and malaria. In total, 804 cases of malaria and 82 cases of dengue were recorded in civic-run hospitals

Mumbai: 804 cases of malaria recorded in AugustAs the monsoon has progressed in Mumbai, the cases of leptospirosis, dengue and malaria have been on the rise. As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) report on monsoon related diseases: Diseases August 2017 August 2018 (Till 15 August) August 2018 (Till 31 August) Malaria 1,048 415 389 Gastro 600 376 269 Hepatitis 140 81 […]

#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 […]
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