Haffkine and IITB BETiC come together to promote medical device innovation among docs

The Haffkine Institute of Training, Research & Testing with 120 years of biomedical expertise is partnering with IIT Bombay with 60 years of engineering excellence to establish a Biomedical Engineering & Technology incubation Centre (BETiC) at Haffkine campus in Parel, Mumbai

Haffkine and IITB BETiC come together to promote medical device innovation among docsThe MoU was signed on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Sahyadri Guest House, Mumbai in the presence of Hon’able CM of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis and Minister of Medical Education, Girish Mahajan; facilitated by Dr Anand Bang, Honorary Advisor-Health, to the Chief Minister. The Haffkine Institute was represented by its Director Dr. Nishigandha Naik and IIT […]

Pune: H V Desai eye hospital sets up centre to train docs on advanced cataract surgery

The constant endeavour to upgrade also requires a lot of training and engagement with the doctors. The Phaco Training Center will help increase the human resource for doing phaco surgeries (Phacoemulsification procedure) in cataract patients

Pune: H V Desai eye hospital sets up centre to train docs on advanced cataract surgeryOne of worlds most renowned manufacturer of operating microscope – Zeiss Germany will give technical support to the program. The Phaco training centre will operate according to the international norms and standards. Col. Madan Deshpande Chief Medical Director H.V Desai Eye Hospital said that H.V Desai Eye Hospital has been in the forefront of adapting […]

Kharadi: Motherhood hospital, women’s club organise awareness camp on menstrual hygiene and cervical cancer

Motherhood Hospital, Kharadi, along with the Women’s Club, organised an awareness camp on Menstrual issues and Cervical Cancer. Motherhood Hospital had an open interaction session on menstrual hygiene issues and the importance of early diagnosis of cervical cancer

Kharadi: Motherhood hospital, women’s club organise awareness camp on menstrual hygiene and cervical cancerMotherhood Hospital, Kharadi, in association with the Women’s Club, Kharadi, organised an awareness camp on Menstrual issues and Cervical Cancer. More than 60 women attended the camp. Dr Suvarna Zirpe Gynecologist and a Fertility specialist, Motherhood Hospital had an open interaction session on menstrual hygiene issues and the importance of early diagnosis of cervical cancer. […]

Pune: 35-yr-old brain-dead man gives new life to three patients

A 35-year-old male who was declared brain dead at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital today donated his kidneys, liver and eyes, gifting a new lease of life to three people

Pune: 35-yr-old brain-dead man gives new life to three patientsThe deceased organ donor, who was a resident of Thergaon, suffered from a heart attack on Friday, February 08 and was admitted to a nearby hospital. The patient was unconscious and the doctors made a suggestion to his relatives to shift him to Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital. The doctors of Aditya Birla Hospital immediately did […]

Pune youth falls prey to PUBG, loses entire academic year due to addiction

A youngster from Pune, became so addicted to the game that he lost out on his studies. His parents noticed his signs of addiction and promptly took him to a psychiatrist

Pune youth falls prey to PUBG, loses entire academic year due to addictionPlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG has quickly gained popularity with teenagers and adults alike. The massive craze behind this game has led to health experts deeming it detrimental for a child’s mental health. Popular battle royale game, PUBG, whose popularity has spread like wildfire in the last year and a half, has been facing flak for […]

Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?

A sudden drop in temperature affects your mood? Then you are not alone. It can be a symptom of a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder. The SAD is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons

Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?If a sudden drop in temperature affects your mood, then you are not alone. This winter, Pune city witnessed temperatures, as low as 6 degrees, and many people suffer a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The SAD is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons. If you’re like most of […]

Pune: Timely diagnosis helps Pune docs save pregnant woman’s baby  

Doctors from Pune, Maharashtra have successfully saved the life of a baby via Intra Uterine Blood Transfusion (IUBT) procedure. The procedure is performed to replace the foetal red blood cells which are destroyed by the mother’s immune system

Pune: Timely diagnosis helps Pune docs save pregnant woman’s baby  It was a timely diagnosis by the doctors which helped them to identify the condition, through which they managed to save the babies life. Timely diagnosis plays a vital role in the management of the disease or medical treatment. Timely diagnosis in pregnancy essential.  And none other than Seema Dorge, a middle-aged woman from Shirur tehsil Pune, Maharashtra can […]

Pune: Anaesthetists direct play to spread awareness about the importance of anaesthesia

A team of anaesthetists, from Pune, have written, directed, and acted in a play, based on anaesthesia. Often patients overlooks their contribution in a surgery, hence this play highlights the role of anaesthesia 

Pune: Anaesthetists direct play to spread awareness about the importance of anaesthesiaA team of anaesthetists from Pune have written, directed, and acted in a play, based on anaesthesia. Even anaesthetists play a crucial role during a highly sensitive procedure, and often their contribution is overlooked by patients. The show depicts how important is anaesthesia. The play is called Bhoolsamrat. The team has performed the show four […]

Pune IMA designs course to keep non-diabetologists updated about diabetes

The Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune, has designed a Certificate course in diabetes to keep all non-diabetologists updated about the ailment. Apart from diabetologists, other doctors can also pursue the course

Pune IMA designs course to keep non-diabetologists updated about diabetesGenerally, care providers/ doctors diagnose diabetes when patients come for seemingly unrelated problems. Considering this, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune, has designed a Certificate course in Diabetes to keep all non-diabetologists updated about the ailment. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases at any adult age group in both sexes and different stages […]
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