Dehu’s PHC takes a unique approach for detection and treatment of women’s cancers

As more women are getting diagnosed with cancer and treatment at private health care facility or tertiary health care centre in cities is becoming difficult, a Primary Health Centre (PHC) from Pune district has taken a proactive initiative 

Dehu’s PHC takes a unique approach for detection and treatment of women’s cancersA PHC from Pune had held a free uterus and breast cancer check-up camp for women from the district. The PHC has tied up with different Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s) who would then help in free treatment post detection of those diagnosed with cancer. A free check-up was arranged today on Saturday, June 8 at Dehu […]

‘My task is herculean, the only way I know is to keep moving ahead’

In India, doctors are not willingly ready to work in rural areas due to poor infrastructure. The nursing staff plays a very important role in healthcare management. They are the real heroes and are the backbone of the healthcare system. With their dedication, ceaseless efforts and selfless service, they help save many lives. One such hero is Jalgaon’s Kalpana Gaikwad who has been working ceaselessly for the betterment of people in rural areas

‘My task is herculean, the only way I know is to keep moving ahead’Providing healthcare services in rural and tribal areas have always been a daunting task for the government. For the people living in the rural areas, Primary Health Centre (PHC) is the only option. As poor and needy people, find it very difficult to reach to the district hospital. Today, My Medical Mantra brings you an […]

Maha: Pune NGO starts weekly OPD for tribals in Mhalunge village

People who live in the hilly and tribal areas of Maharashtra, still find it difficult to get the basic healthcare facilities. They have to travel several kilometres to reach the nearest primary healthcare centre. Jan Aarogya Manch, an NGO working in Pune has been providing medical care to the people living in these hilly areas

Maha: Pune NGO starts weekly OPD for tribals in Mhalunge villageMhalunge, a small village near Pune, Maharashtra, has been surrounded by hills. The geographical location is such, that if a person falls ill and required immediate medical help. Then, the nearest primary health centre is 10 kilometres away. With no road accessibility, it nearly becomes difficult to take the person to the nearest healthcare centre. […]

Beds empty at Pune NRC, while undernourished children sleep on the fringes

Official data suggest that there are more malnourished children in Pune district than that are admitted in Pune’s Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC). While the government has shut down VCDC’s, it is unaffordable for the underprivileged to forgo the daily wage and to take the child to NRC for 14 days

Beds empty at Pune NRC, while undernourished children sleep on the fringesThis month has been a special month for the staff members at Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC), Pune, as it is the second time since its inception in November 2012, that this NRC has achieved the target of admitting minimum 20 malnourished children to undergo a 14-day session of supervised feeding at the centre. The last […]