#SaveDoctors: Two days, five attacks, one doctor dead – all pointing to lapses in doctors security

In the span of just two days, two doctors and a paramedical staff member has been brutally attacked inside a hospital. Dr Rajeev Gupta, the Director of Amrit Dhara Hospital in Karnal, Haryana, was shot dead late evening on Saturday, July 6. Meanwhile, a resident doctor from Delhi’s Lok Nayak hospital was assaulted by a patient’s relatives. In the third incident, a paramedical staff member was attacked by a patient’s relatives at Nagpur’s Orange City Hospital

#SaveDoctors: Two days, five attacks, one doctor dead – all pointing to lapses in doctors securityAre doctors in our country safe and secure? It doesn’t appear to be so as the vicious cycle of violence against doctors shows no signs of slowing down. In what is now evident as a dangerous pattern of doctor attacks, the incidences are fast increasing day-by-day in the country. It has now reached a point […]

Nagpur: Doctor manhandled by patient’s relatives at Nagpur GMC

A junior resident doctor attached to Government Medical College (GMC), Nagpur in Maharashtra has been manhandled by the patient and relatives. The incident took place when the resident doctor was on one of his rounds on Sunday

Nagpur: Doctor manhandled by patient’s relatives at Nagpur GMCDr Aditya Solunkhe was mistreated and manhandled by the relatives in the surgery department when he was taking a round on Sunday, May 26. The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has filed a complaint with the police and has demanded stern action against the relatives. Dr Aditya was on his routine rounds on Sunday […]

IMA Nagpur launches book to raise awareness on rotavirus

Rotavirus is a highly contagious virus. It is the most common organism that causes diarrhoea amongst children which may lead to hospitalisation and death

IMA Nagpur launches book to raise awareness on rotavirusThe virus accounts for 40% of hospitalisations due to diarrhoea amongst children in India. It is responsible for nearly 32.7 lakh outpatient visits, 8.72 lakh hospitalisation and 78000 death annually in India of which 59,000 occur in the first two years of life. There is no specific treatment for rotavirus diarrhoea. It can be prevented […]

Nagpur witnesses its 4th organ donation of 2019

The cadaver donation took place on Friday, May 03. This is Nagpur’s fourth organ donation, so far this year. It is also the 50th organ donation since the year 2013

Nagpur witnesses its 4th organ donation of 2019The organ donor was a 53-year-old man who was declared brain-dead due a severe brain injury. In total, 2 kidneys and a liver were allocated to hospitals by ZTCC Nagpur. The deceased man met with an accident on Wednesday, May 01, at 7.30 pm on Vani Bhaldhar road. He was driving two-wheelers, suddenly a wild […]

Medical miracle: Man survives 150 km journey with rod lodged in the skull

A rod of iron entered the right bank of the head of the 21-year-old man in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Even after the gruesome incident, the young man’s life survived and he, after being in his senses, travelled from Balaghat to Nagpur in the same condition and was admitted to the hospital

Medical miracle: Man survives 150 km journey with rod lodged in the skullOn the same day, the doctors saved their life by taking the rod out from the young man’s head by doing surgery. The patient named Sanjay Bane, a resident of Balaghat was working on the construction of a well at his home. The stand on which Sanjay was standing broke and collapsed and he fell […]

Doctors, medical students and parents take to streets to protest against #MurderofMerit

Doctors and medical students from across India have voiced out their opinion on the reservation in education and how will it affect medical field in the coming years. On Tuesday, April 09 parents, doctors and medical students showed up in large numbers in Nagpur to draw attention to this issue

Doctors, medical students and parents take to streets to protest against #MurderofMeritThe protest launched in Nagpur was called ‘Save Merit, Save India’. Parents of students participated with doctors along with medical students. There are very limited seats for post-graduation. And due to the reservation, the seats which are available for the open category students are only 4 per cent. The reservation will impact 50-60 per cent […]

Nagpur witnesses its first lung donation

This organ donation marked Nagpur’s 49th overall organ donation. It was also the lung donation in Nagpur. The deceased organ donor helped gift a new life to five people

Nagpur witnesses its first lung donationThe organ donation occurred on Friday, February 15 at Nagpur Government Medical College. This the 4th organ donation which has taken place at the medical college. The organ donor was a 33-year-old man named Nishant Kamat (name changed) met with a road accident on Thursday, February 14, he sustained a head injury and he was […]

Nagpur marks its 2nd organ donation of 2019

This organ donation marked Nagpur’s 48th organ donation since 2013. The organ donation took place at Alexis Hospitals, Nagpur on Tuesday, February 05, 2019. A liver was donated by the family of the deceased donor 48-year-old woman who helped save a life

Nagpur marks its 2nd organ donation of 2019The deceased donor was named Deepti Ajay Grover. She was a 48-year-old woman, who had come from Delhi to visit her parents and to attend marriage at Nagpur. She was admitted to Alexis Hospital, Nagpur on 2nd Feb.in a drowsy state. In spite of all the treatment, her condition deteriorated and on Monday, February 04, […]

Nagpur: ‘There is no free and fair working environment,’ allege MARD doctors

A minor scuffle broke out between security guards and a mob at the Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Nagpur. The situation was chaotic as the mob got into a scuffle with Maharashtra Security Force guards. The ruckus was soon brought under controlled as the miscreants were caught and arrested

Nagpur: ‘There is no free and fair working environment,’ allege MARD doctorsIn yet another incident of senseless violence, a mob tried to forcefully enter into IMGC Nagpur on Tuesday evening at around 10 pm. The mob tried to deliberately attack the security personnel posted on duty at the gates of the institute. A case has been lodged against the hooligans and the accused have been arrested. […]

Doctor’s Premier League: Cricket fever helps keep Nagpur docs fit

You might be familiar with the Twenty 20 format of cricket, as Indian cricket has taken this format and helped young talent emerge into the limelight. On similar lines doctors from Nagpur have taken this idea and utilised it in a way so that doctors can find a fun outlet at the end of the day.  Playing cricket also helps the doctors remain aware about the importance of fitness in their day to day lives

Doctor’s Premier League: Cricket fever helps keep Nagpur docs fitThese doctors have taken this idea and remoulded it in a unique way. The doctors were auctioned like player are during the IPL, with the exception that there wasn’t any money involved. This was also a good exercise to increase the camaraderie among the doctors. For instance, before the start of the tournament teams were formed […]
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