Punekars to cycle to Mangalore for creating awareness on organ donation

Organ donation should be the national movement is the aim of those who are working on the cause. Similarly, a Pune based NGO, wants to increase organ donation at national level and so is going beyond the city and state from where its volunteers belong

Punekars to cycle to Mangalore for creating awareness on organ donationA Pune based NGO named Rebirth, which works in the field of organ donation will be organising a cycle rally in Karnataka in to spread awareness on organ donation. The rally will cover more than 200 kms. Doctors, NGO’s, and Kannadigas will be taking part in the campaign. The rally take place from August 22 […]

Civic-run hospital in Pune starts bypass surgery at subsidised rate

Kamala Nehru Hospital (KNH) run by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has started a bypass facility at the hospital. When patients with heart ailments are rising in the country, the hospital administration said that it will be offering bypass just for Rs 1 lakh

Civic-run hospital in Pune starts bypass surgery at subsidised rateThe surgery which costs around 3 lakhs rupees in private hospital will be undertaken in one lakh rupees at Kamala Nehru Hospital. The facility will be provided to poor and needy patients. This will be undertaken under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The hospital has witnessed rise in patients with angioplasty and angiography. The patients […]

Maha: Govt imposes MESMA act on nurses, technicians strike at Sassoon Hospital 

The Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) which prohibits doctors from going on strike, will now be extended to other supporting staff of the hospital

Maha: Govt imposes MESMA act on nurses, technicians strike at Sassoon Hospital Minister of state for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan, said that Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) is made applicable to B J Medical College’s Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) from July 07. He informed about this on Monday in the State Legislative Assembly. The Bombay High Court, last week, had directed the state government to take […]

Sassoon Hospital nurses arrange ‘health dindi’ for ‘warkaris’

In its unique initiative, nurses at Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), had arranged ‘Health Dindi’, in order to create awareness about tuberculosis. A street play was arranged at different places in the city creating awareness among the ‘warkaris’

Sassoon Hospital nurses arrange ‘health dindi’ for ‘warkaris’India is the highest TB burden country with World Health Organization (WHO) statistics for 2011 giving an estimated incidence figure of 2.2 million cases of TB for India out of a global incidence of 9.6 million cases. Even though the incidence rate is so high, many people are not aware about the diseases. Dr Sanjay […]

Pune: 50-yr-old woman donates kidney, saves daughters-in-law’s life

A mother-in-law in Maharashtra has broken stereotypes and set an example of love by donating a kidney to her daughter-in-law, who was suffering from renal failure

Pune: 50-yr-old woman donates kidney, saves daughters-in-law’s lifeBatul Haji Sayyad, a 50-year-old woman donated her kidney in Jehangir Hospital, Pune to her 30-year-old-daughter in law, Nazema Awjein Sayyad. The three hours surgery which was performed on June 15 helped give her daughter-in-law new lease of life. A resident of Sangamner in Pune, Nazema has a child and had been a patient of […]

Pune: NGOs demand better public health management in PMC

Civil society groups working in the field of public healthcare in Pune have written to local government authority demanding that medicines and rabies vaccination be made available in all hospitals run by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and to draw a plan to effectively deal with monsoon related diseases

Pune: NGOs demand better public health management in PMCThe organisations which work in the field of public healthcare and social issues, namely, Jan Aarogya Manch, Janawadi Mahila Sanghatana, Akhil Bharatiya Naujawan Sabha, and Centre of Indian Trade Union have collectively put forth their grievances by writing a letter to the mayor of Pune. While the incidence of diseases like diabetes, thyroid and hypertension […]

Pune: Farmer dies due to bee attack

A 50-year-old farmer from Mawal, in Maharashtra’s Pune district died from the  multiple bee stings which he had sustained. The incident took place on Friday (June 22) afternoon while he was working in his field

Pune: Farmer dies due to bee attackThe 50-year-old farmer jumped into the water to save himself from the bee attack. He was immediately rushed to the hospital, where he died later on during the course of his treatment You must have heard a number of cases, where bee attack mountaineers on their treks. But in Mawal tehsil of Pune district, a […]

Pune: Button cell burst inside 11-month-old baby’s stomach

The incident occurred on Saturday morning when the baby, who was playing at home, got hold of a remote. While playing, he accidentally swallowed the cell. Doctors operated on the child and safely removed the burst cell

Pune: Button cell burst inside 11-month-old baby’s stomach11-month-old Hujefa Tamboli from Aalandi, Maharashtra had accidentally swallowed a button cell while playing at home. He was immediately rushed to a private hospital. Doctors managed to remove the cell from Hujefa’s stomach, with the help of endoscopic surgery. As soon as his parents found out had swallowed the cell, they took him to a […]

Pune: Eye care hospital to distribute assistive devices for blind people

H V Desai eye care hospital in Pune will be celebrating Helen Keller birth anniversary by distributing special equipment for the blind

Pune: Eye care hospital to distribute assistive devices for blind peopleIn order to mark the birth anniversary of Helen Keller, on Wednesday, June 27, 350 visually impaired students will be given assistive devices (angel players and smartphones) by the Technical Training Institute affiliated to H V Desai eye care hospital. The Assistive Device scheme is the initiative of Government of India, under the ADIP scheme(Assistive […]

Pune to soon have a clinic exclusively for female patients

A majority of women end up neglecting their health as they have reservations in their mind about being examined by a male surgeon. To address this unspoken problem, Sahyadri Hospitals has come up with a unique initiative called EVA clinic. Eva Clinic is a unique clinic focused exclusively on women’s health

Pune to soon have a clinic exclusively for female patientsWomen who suffer from diseases like piles, fissures, fistula, haemorrhoids, rectal bleeding, gall bladder stone, pancreatic stones, hernia and many other such health conditions find it easier and more assuring to speak to a female surgeon as they can understand their needs in a better manner This clinic is a health venture by female surgeon […]