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#WorldAIDSDay: HIV patients to soon receive a new regimen of medicines at ART centres

World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day. Dr […]

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Ahead of World AIDS Day, Mumbai AIDS Control Society launches ‘Jindagi’ app for patients

The apps named ‘Jindagi’ and ‘Samvaad’ were launched by Kishori Pednekar who was recently named as Mumbai’s new mayor. The Jindagi app is aimed at helping HIV patients, while Samvaad is targeted towards HIV counsellors. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Shrikala Acharya, additional project director of (MDACS), informed, “The Jindagi app will help […]

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Mumbai: Cancer patients to receive Rs 25,000 for treatment via Mayoral fund

  The number of patients suffering from cancer is increasing in Mumbai. The BMC has decided that they will provide poor and needy cancer patients with Rs 25,000 as financial aid for treatment. They will receive through the Mayoral Fund when they approach the BMC or any civic-run hospital for treatment. As we all know, […]

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Mumbai mayor inaugurates 'Let’s make Mumbai Disability Free' campaign

Mumbai Mayor inaugurates ‘Let’s make Mumbai Disability Free’ campaign

Recently Governor Vidyasagar Rao announced that special ramps will be constructed at the Raj Bhavan, to make the 47-acre Malabar Hill property disabled-friendly. Close on the heels of this announcement, the Mayor of Mumbai took a massive step forward, to mark India’s 70th Independence Day, by distributing mobility equipment to 50 people, at his residence. […]

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