Mumbai: Protest march held at Azad Maidan by NGO’s for patient’s rights

Their key demand is that the government should increase the spending on health budget. And the state and civic-run hospitals should be upgraded to accommodate a maximum number of patients. ASHA workers have also participated in this protest to highlight the issues that they have been facing since the past few years

Mumbai: Protest march held at Azad Maidan by NGO’s for patient’s rightsPatients’ rights organisations and non-government organisations (NGO’s) on Wednesday, January 23, launched a massive protest march at Azad Maidan in Mumbai. The NGO’s working to protect the patient’s rights are demanding better facilities and quality medical care services in the state and civic-run hospitals of Maharashtra. On Wednesday, January 23, around 4,000 health activists, ASHA […]

World AIDS Day 2018: Newly detected cases of HIV/AIDS cases decreasing in Mumbai

Mumbai and its citizens have always maintain a never say die spirit no matter how many adversities have struck this metropolis. The NGO’s, health organisations, and volunteers have always fought with resilience against this dreadful virus. Consistent efforts by Mumbai District AIDS Control Society over the last 2 decades brought about significant decline in new HIV infections in Mumbai.

World AIDS Day 2018: Newly detected cases of HIV/AIDS cases decreasing in MumbaiNewer initiatives in Mumbai ‘Know Your Status’ campaign across 140 outlets of Metropolis Healthcare Ltd (PPP) at Rs 75/- for a week from December 01, 2018. ‘Know Your Status’ campaign with flash mob at railway stations of CSMT, Dadar, Andheri, Kurla, Bandra, Borivali from Dec 03 to Dec 07, 2018. Inauguration of Link ART Centres […]

Organ Donation Day: ‘Need to promote cadaver donation’

In India, it is mainly living donors who are donating organs and only about 23 per cent of the organ transplant is being done with organs obtained from the cadavers. There is a need to promote cadaver or deceased organ donation rather than relying on living donors

Organ Donation Day: ‘Need to promote cadaver donation’“When seen from the perspective of reason and rationale, the gift of life is the ultimate gift that one could give and organ donation is, therefore, a ‘God like act’ and needs to be encouraged, ”stated Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (HFW) on the occasion of ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day.’ It was organised by […]