‘Don’t drink and drive,’ Virat Kohli bats for road safety

Team India's captain is noted for his aggression on the field, but off-field Virat Kohli is known to be sensitive towards social causes. In his latest twitter post he is seen encouraging youngsters to have awareness on road safety

‘Don’t drink and drive,’ Virat Kohli bats for road safety“I have taken a pledge, to never drink and drive. And I want everyone to join hands with me in taking this pledge.” This pledge is taken by none other than team India’s skipper Virat Kohli. On the occasion of the Road Safety Week which is celebrated from April 23rd to 30th, Virat Kohli has […]

Nashik: Doctors undertake road safety awareness drive

Everyone knows the traffic rules. But, sometimes we tend to neglect it. Accidents can occur if the traffic rules aren’t followed which in turn can be fatal to the health. To create awareness about traffic rules so that people can follow it, the Nashik doctors have come forward

Nashik: Doctors undertake road safety awareness driveFamily Physician’s Association, National Integrated Medical Association and Nashik Traffic police has undertaken an initiative to create awareness about the traffic rules which will help to avoid accidents for 5 days (from Monday to Friday). Through it, awareness is being created at signals by the policemen and the doctors. The doctors are creating awareness about […]

Head injuries can be prevented by adopting safe riding practices

Mumbai Police issued an e-Challan to actor Kunal Khemu who posted an apology on Twitter for riding a sports bike without helmet. After which the actor apologised and accepted the punishment. So, to ensure the safety of citizens, on the occasion of World Head Injury Awareness Day on March 20, Fortis Hospitals- Mulund, Mahim and Navi Mumbai along with the city’s traffic department organised a day-long initiative aimed at creating awareness amongst motorists and pedestrians about road safety, importance of usage of helmets, seatbelts, and most importantly, following lane discipline

Head injuries can be prevented by adopting safe riding practicesThe day long initiative was conducted at the Bandra and Mahim junctions, Shivaji Circle, Navi Mumbai and Bhandup-Sonapur and Nahur-Airoli junctions respectively. The team educated motorists about traffic rules and shared information about first aid, to equip motorists to tackle accidents. With the growing number of road accidents in the country, the initiative was a […]

WCNR 2018: ‘Road accidents contribute to highest number of head injuries’

At World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR) which is hosting 10th World Congress here in Mumbai, Dr Keki Turel, a consultant neurosurgeon, said that most serious head injuries are because of road accidents. He also mentioned that it is the young population which is suffering from road accidents and once they are impaired with head injuries, they cost society as economic productivity is lost

WCNR 2018: ‘Road accidents contribute to highest number of head injuries’“The law and order machinery is not able to cope up with the incidence. Traffic is the main cause behind road accidents. Around 43 per cent of the casualties are because of road accidents,” he said. While explaining about the causes behind road accidents, he said, “People who drive two wheelers form the highest of […]

Pune doc petitions Maha CM for free medical aid to accident victims

The petition initiated online aims to address the need for free emergency service for accident victims in Maharashtra. Maharashtra is ranks second in India with highest numbers of road accidents. From 2011 to 2016, Maharashtra witnessed death of 78,317 persons in road accidents while 2, 47,402 were injured

Pune doc petitions Maha CM for free medical aid to accident victimsA Pune based health activist has started an online petition on change.org, which will be submitted to Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis asking the state government to start a scheme for free emergency service for accident victims. The petition refers to the service for the same which is started in Delhi and Kerala. The petition […]

Urgent need to have a National Trauma Care Policy, say doctors

India is among the leading countries in the world in terms of road accidents and related deaths. Nearly 1,50,785 persons were killed in 2016 as against 1,46,133 in 2015. Given the situation, it is but obvious for one to wonder about the urgent need for ‘trauma care centres ’ in the country 

Urgent need to have a National Trauma Care Policy, say doctorsThere has been an urgent need for developing trauma care centres around the world. India witnesses several road accidents and related deaths every year. It also features on the list of road accident prone countries This matter has been an issue up for debate, for a while now. In one of the events organised in […]

Wockhardt Hospital trains 50 auto-drivers to aid medical emergencies

In case of a road accident, the first people to come in contact with the victims are traffic policemen and auto or taxi drivers. Therefore the best people to start emergency responder training with are these people

Wockhardt Hospital trains 50 auto-drivers to aid medical emergenciesWockhardt Hospital, Mira Road conducted training exercise for the city’s auto-drivers to equip them with crucial life-saving capabilities last week on the occasion of World Hypertension Day. With more than 2 lakh road mishaps every year, India is often referred to as the accident-capital of the world. Along with poor conditions of roads, traffic management […]