WHO: 10% hospitalised patients acquire infection during their stay

The report mentions that situation is worst in low and middle-income countries where 10 per cent of hospitalised patients can expect to acquire an infection during their stay, as compared to 7 per cent in high income countries

WHO: 10% hospitalised patients acquire infection during their stayAccording to a new joint report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank – poor quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels. The report highlights that inaccurate diagnosis, medication errors, inappropriate or unnecessary treatment, inadequate or […]

Asha: Govt to distribute free contraceptives

In order to abort the child, many women approach hospitals for abortion or consume pills which are available online. But, this can be harmful for them. With an aim to increase the use of contraception inn women, Department of Family Welfare and Planning is taking efforts

Asha: Govt to distribute free contraceptives‘Antara’ injection was available earlier in private hospitals. However, women could not afford as it was costly. Owing to which, the state government made it available for women in the municipal and government hospitals. To increase the use contraception and to safeguard the health of the couple, family welfare department has taken initiative to provide […]

Kangaroo Mother Care soon to be a part of public hospitals across Maha

Kangaroo mothers keep babies in regular skin contact and this itself is an easy, low-cost intervention that helps in increasing the child’s weight and acts as a medicine for different diseases. The physical contact between mother and child contributes towards the healthy development of the child

Kangaroo Mother Care soon to be a part of public hospitals across MahaMaharashtra will soon see more of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) being set up its public hospitals. The state’s Family Welfare Department has recently written letter to all post-natal care (PNC) units in the state to soon come up with such a facility at their centre. At Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU), which is present in […]

Include Doctor’s Protection Act in Police Syllabus, says IMA president of Maharashtra

Considering the recent incidents of attacks on doctors, the IMA president of Maharashtra has emphasized the need of sensitizing police about these attacks. He has demanded that, Doctor’s Protection Act should be taught to police trainees, while exclusively speaking with My Medical Mantra

Include Doctor’s Protection Act in Police Syllabus, says IMA president of MaharashtraThe cases of doctors being assaulted by the patients’ families created quite a stir in Maharashtra. It still remains a volatile issue. To highlight the atrocities faced by the medical fraternity, IMA has arranged Dilli Chalo Movement on June 06. More than 4,000 doctors from Maharashtra are associated with IMA. The IMA chairperson of Maharashtra, […]

Attack on Indian doctors highlighted by World Medical Association

According to a recent WHO report, nearly 600 violent incidents against health facilities in 19 countries took place in 2014 and 2015. In the first three quarters of 2016, 198 such incidents against healthcare were reported

Attack on Indian doctors highlighted by World Medical AssociationAs medical professional in India, are raising their voices and taking to the streets, against the rising threat of attacks on doctors, an alarm has been sounded by the ‘World Medical Association’ about an increase in violence against the caregivers. Doctors around the world, who have gathered in Geneva, have also issued a warning over […]