Spread awareness on organ donation through biking, 67-year-old man reaches Mumbai

Pramod Laxman Mahajan, who has been a volunteer of the Rebirth foundation since two years, will travel by riding on his motorcycle across 18 states in India to spread awareness about organ donation. He has resolved to cover more than 12,000 to 15,000 kms during the course of his journey

Spread awareness on organ donation through biking, 67-year-old man reaches MumbaiMahajan’s journey was flagged from Pune on October 21, 2018 and it will continue for the next 100 days. Today morning, (October 22), he reached Mumbai’s KEM Hospital to spread the word on organ donation. He himself had donated one of his kidneys to his friend, around 20 years ago, although he believes that a […]

‘Serving my patients is akin to serving God’

Continuing on with our series on strong independent women, we bring to you the story of Swapna Joshi who has been treating cancer patients since the last 40 years at Tata Memorial Hospital. Treating cancer affected patients is a challenging task. And she has wholeheartedly accepted this challenge. Swapna Joshi’s dedication and selfless service to patients affected with cancer is worth saluting

‘Serving my patients is akin to serving God’“A nurse plays a vital role in treating a patient, from the moment that they have been diagnosed, till the time they have been treated.  A nurse has to be emotional and mentally strong while treating patients who are suffering from cancer,” says Swapna Joshi. Swapna has been working as a nurse since the last […]

Anganwadi and ASHA workers to raise awareness on mental health issues

Anganwadi and Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers are going to be trained about mental health conditions, so that they can provide door-to-door awareness among people living in rural areas

Anganwadi and ASHA workers to raise awareness on mental health issuesAt present, there are 60,000 ASHA sevikas and around 10,000 anganwadi workers in Mumbai. People belonging to the age group of 15 to 30 are at the risk of developing mental health disorders. The Maharashtra state government has taken this decision to raise awareness about mental health issues. In a survey carried out by the […]

Mumbai: Nutritionists to offer diet tips at civic-run dispensaries  

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is set to appoint dieticians at its 72 dispensaries across Mumbai. The BMC has taken this decision due to the rising lifestyle-related diseases in Mumbai

Mumbai: Nutritionists to offer diet tips at civic-run dispensaries  Soon, dieticians will offer free consultations in dispensaries which are run by the BMC in Mumbai. The kind of lifestyle you live has many consequences on your health. Many diseases like diabetes, hypertension, heart diseases etc., are rapidly increasing among Mumbaikars. Diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease are increasing. Diet is also equally […]

‘We need to look first at people’s abilities, not their disabilities,’

Diksha has been paraplegic since birth but does not allow her disability to define her or be a hurdle in her achieving her goals in life. The United Nations had recently appointed her as a global ambassador for the ‘A World at School’ educational programme. As a Youth Ambassador, Diksha campaigns across their schools and communities in India for the education of every child

‘We need to look first at people’s abilities, not their disabilities,’“When you see a disabled person I urge you not to look at their disability, but rather their abilities. If you believe in yourself, then you can turn your weakness into your source of strength,” says Diksha Dinde, a 25-year- old student activist and Global Youth Ambassador from Pune. Dinde added, “Their disability is not […]

Mumbai: Dabbawalas’s join campaign to spread awareness on breast cancer

Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign that intend educate people about the importance of early screening, test and more. This campaign starts on October 1st and ends on October 31st every year

Mumbai: Dabbawalas’s join campaign to spread awareness on breast cancerBreast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign observed every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer. In order to create awareness among women about breast […]

Navratri: Maha FDA cracks down upon milk adulterators in Mumbai

During the time of festivities, many times we come across instances of adulterated milk being seized by authorities, upon surprise checks. Now, the Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials have investigated about the same

Navratri: Maha FDA cracks down upon milk adulterators in MumbaiOn the five toll nakas namely Vashi, Airoli, Dahisar, LBS and Mulund, investigations were done on 227 tankers. In this 9 lakh and 150 litre milk was investigated and around 19,250 litre milk was found to be adulterated. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Shailesh Adhav, the FDA Co-Commissioner (Food) said, said, “Many times milk is […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors save a man’s life through a complex rare procedure

Doctors at Mumbai’s JJ Hospital save a man who had developed complications after an angioplasty. The man, had suffered from internal bleeding inside his blood vessels. The doctors performed a rare surgical procedure which is not usually done by them in similar instances. This decision on the doctors part ultimately saved his life

Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors save a man’s life through a complex rare procedureA middle-aged man from Maharashtra had undergone a successful angioplasty in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in the month of August. But, barely after 5 days, the patient started experiencing a severe chest pain and landed at Sir JJ Group of Hospital again When the doctors evaluated this with repeat angiography there was […]

Patients who suffered from malaria can now donate blood after three years

Earlier, patients were allowed to donate blood one year after completing the treatment. The National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) has amended the rules of the blood donation for patients affected by malaria

Patients who suffered from malaria can now donate blood after three yearsWith the aim to curb the spread of infection due to the blood transfusion. National Aids Control Organisation, has taken the decision. Earlier, people affected from Malaria were allowed to donate blood one year after the treatment. NACO has issued the directives to all the State Blood Transfusion Committee. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, […]

Mumbai: Air India hostess falls off aircraft, suffers serious fractures

A 53-year-old air hostess was injured Monday after falling off an Air India aircraft which was getting ready for departure at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Mumbai: Air India hostess falls off aircraft, suffers serious fracturesThe woman, who is an Air India cabin crew member fell from Boeing 747 aircraft while opening the L5 door at Mumbai International airport. In an unfortunate incident, Harsha Lobo, a cabin crew member on the Air India’s New Delhi-bound flight AI 864 fell down on the tarmac from the Boeing-777 aircraft door while closing […]
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