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

Doctors are saviours who help save the life of others.  But now, this doctor is an urgent need of your help. He is suffering from a blood disorder and is in need of a bone marrow transplant. He is gathering funds to cover the expenses of the operation and the following treatment

He has healed many, but now he needs your support to save his lifeDr 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. […]

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

As we celebrate Diwali this year, it is also important to remember that they are many people who are waitlisted for an organ transplant. A cadaver donation in Nashik helped give one person a new lease of life and helped give someone the gift of sight

Organ donation: Nashik family’s Diwali gift helps give a new life to someone in needDiwali 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 […]

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

Nashik Civil Hospital has implemented a unique idea which helps safeguard the health of infants. The hospital does not repeat a single bed sheet, thereby ensuring protection from germs and infections

How a colour-coded idea at ‘this’ hospital helps brings down the infant mortality rateThe 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 […]

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

‘Maher Ghar (Natal Home)’ scheme is being assured support for the pregnant women in tribal and inaccessible hilly areas of the state

Maha govt scheme for pregnant woman helps save lives in tribal areasThis 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 […]

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

A lot of young children like to learn how to ride a bicycle in childhood. It is a favourite pastime of children in summer vacation. While children do fall, while riding the bike, they face just a few minor cuts and bruises. But this case will really make you reconsider allowing your child to ride a bike

Freak accident lands child in hospital, after cycle brake goes through his skullIn 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 […]

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

A 9-year-old boy participating in a 360-kilometre Nashik to Pandharpur ‘cycle wari’ was Friday killed after being run over by a truck near Sinnar Bypass in the district. His parents took the brave and noble decision to donate his skin and eyes. They initially wanted to donate his organs but couldn’t do so as he wasn’t brain-dead

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

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

The state medical education department had asked municipal corporations across Maharashtra to carry out a survey in municipal areas, so that the number of bogus pathology labs can be revealed and a survey can be done about the same. But it has been disclosed that many municipal corporations have failed to do this survey and submit the report. This information has been received from officials in the state government

No surveys conducted by municipal corporations to find bogus pathologist, alleges Pathologists associationBogus 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 […]

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

A female leopard cub left paralysed after falling victim to a road accident near Igatpuri, Maharashtra was brought for medical care to the Wildlife SOS Leopard Rescue Centre by Forest Department officers.  After months of extensive medical treatment and physiotherapy with help from experts at Wildlife SOS, the young leopard was able to walk again and has safely returned to the wild

Maha: Leopard paralysed after road accident, learns how to walk againEarlier 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 […]

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

The Maharashtra Medical Council has suspended the registration of a Nashik-based pathologist after it was revealed that he had given his permission to several labs to use his name and signature on their diagnostic reports

Nashik: MMC suspend pathologist for unethically lending his name and signature to different labsMaharashtra 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 […]

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

A team of doctors helped save a nine-month-old boy’s life in a critical surgery to remove the lodged object. They performed a type of endoscopic surgery known as laryngoscopy to extract the bottle

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