He has healed many, but now he needs your support to save his life

Dr Ganesh More, a 34-year-old doctor has worked as a primary healthcare provider in tribal areas like Nandurbar for around 10 years. He is suffering from completed Myelodysplastic Syndrome and doctors have suggested him bone marrow transplant. While he has already spent 20 lakhs on the treatment, he needs 26 lakhs for undergoing an operation. […]

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Organ donation: Nashik family’s Diwali gift helps give a new life to someone in need

Diwali is a festival of light, but for many people who are blind, it is colourless and dark for them. But a family’s noble gesture has probably helped give two people the gift of sight. It has also helped save one person from the brink of death. The organ donation occurred on Sunday, October 27 […]

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How a colour-coded idea at ‘this’ hospital helps brings down the infant mortality rate

The Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) at Nashik’s Civil Hospital uses innovative colour-coded bedsheets for each day of the week. This, in turn, is helpful for the newborns as it protects them from contracting an infection. The different colours serve a purpose as they ensure that the bedsheets have been washed and sterilised by the […]

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Maha govt scheme for pregnant woman helps save lives in tribal areas

This scheme is active in 90 primary health centres of 9 districts namely Palghar, Nandurbar, Nashik, Nanded, Yavatmal, Amravati, Gondia, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli. More than 3 thousand women are delivered safely in a year under ‘Maher Ghar.’ Institutional deliveries are increased and pregnant mother and child death ratio is decreased in the tribal area due […]

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Freak accident lands child in hospital, after cycle brake goes through his skull

In a freak accident, the brake of a cycle pierced an eight-year-old boy’s eye and came out from the skull. The boy named Sarthak Kale, miraculously survived the incident. But this serves as a cautionary tale for children to be more cautious while riding their cycle. This is a reminder that children need to wear […]

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After a tragic road accident, parents take a brave decision to donate 9-yr-old’s skin and eyes

An official identified the child as Prem Sachin Naphade and said his parents were part of the cycle-wari organised by the Nashik Cyclists Foundation. Wari is a pilgrimage, done mostly by foot, to Pandharpur, a holy town venerated as the seat of Lord Vithoba. “The accident happened on the Nashik-Pune highway in the morning. The […]

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No surveys conducted by municipal corporations to find bogus pathologist, alleges Pathologists association

Bogus pathology labs are rampant across the state and in Mumbai. The presence of such labs can be detrimental to the health of patients. Because if doctors rely on these reports then the patient can be treated wrongly. Such places play with the life of patients. To keep this in check the Maharashtra Association of […]

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Maha: Leopard paralysed after road accident, learns how to walk again

Earlier this year, a 7-month-old female leopard got into a dreadful road accident and was found critically injured near Igatpuri located in Nashik district, Maharashtra. The young feline was rescued by the Forest Department and later transferred to the Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center, run by Wildlife SOS in Junnar. Detailed X-ray reports revealed that the […]

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Nashik: MMC suspend pathologist for unethically lending his name and signature to different labs

Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has suspended the registration of a Nashik-based pathologist. The registration has been suspended as the pathologist was found signing the lab reports at multiple labs in and around Nashik. Nashik Practising Pathologist Welfare Association had registered a complaint against this pathologist. MMC in its order stated: ‘The registered medical practitioner is […]

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Igatpuri: Doctors save the life of nine months old child who swallowed Vicks bottle

The nine-month old child was playing at home when he came across a Vicks bottle and he took it in his hands and swallowed it. When the parents noticed that the child wasn’t moving they immediately rushed him to the hospitals. From Igatpuri, they rushed to admit him in Nashik Civic Hospital. The parents managed […]

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