Mumbai: 57 women died due to abortion in the last 3 years, states RTI

According to a Right to Information (RTI) report filed by RTI activist Chetan Kothari, it was revealed that 57 women died due to an abortion

Mumbai: 57 women died due to abortion in the last 3 years, states RTI  According to statistics received from the RTI: In total, from the year 2017 to 2019, around 1,05,199 pregnant women had undergone an abortion, out of which 57 women died. Among these 57 women, 21 women belonged to the age group of 19 to 25. In the year, 2016-2017, around 33,526 women had undergone an […]

Mumbai: Sixty-six Sewri TB Hospital employees affected with TB over six years

According to information provided in an RTI filed by a well-known RTI activist in Mumbai. It was revealed that over the last six years from 2013 to 2018, 66 employees (which includes doctors, nurses, medical staff and other workers). Seventeen employees succumbed to the illness. But on a positive note, the number of people affected with TB is decreasing due to more precautionary measures and early detection

Mumbai: Sixty-six Sewri TB Hospital employees affected with TB over six yearsWhile speaking to My Medical Mantra, RTI activist Chetan Kothari, said, “From the year 2013-2018, 66 employees in at the Sewri TB Hospital have suffered from TB. Over the years, 11 nurses, a lab technician, a radiologist, a pharmacist, two doctors, one administration worker and a few sweepers and cleaners contracted the disease. The respiratory […]

Mumbai: Sewri TB Hospital witnesses decrease in the number of absconding patients

Various initiatives have been started by the Sewri TB Hospital administration to lift up the morale of the patients. Recently, a library was stared for the patients and performances were given by musicians. These measures have reduced the number of absconding patients

Mumbai: Sewri TB Hospital witnesses decrease in the number of absconding patientsIn 2018, just 76 patients absconded from the hospital and 341 patients sought discharge against medical advice (DAMA). Mumbai, the financial capital of India, has witnessed a rise in people suffering from tuberculosis. Under a Right to Information (RTI) report filed by RTI activist Chetan Kothari, it was revealed that at Sewri’s Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital, […]

Maharashtra: 28 people went under the knife to reassign their sex, reveals RTI

Lalita Salve, a woman police constable, reached Mumbai, on Tuesday, to undergo a sex change surgery. An RTI data revealed that 28 people opted for sex reassignment surgeries in Maharashtra government and civic-run hospitals. And Mumbai is becoming a key centre for these sex change surgeries

Maharashtra: 28 people went under the knife to reassign their sex, reveals RTIAs people have become more open about their life and the way they want to live, Maharashtra is witnessing a rise in the number of people opting for sex reassignment surgery over the past few years. Moreover, Mumbai is becoming one of the key centers for people opting for a sex-change or a sex reassignment […]

Mumbai: RTI reveals 33 women who underwent birth-control surgery have died, since 2007

Shocking details were revealed through an RTI query, which was filed by RTI activist Chetan Kothari. On the contrary, the civic body defended itself by claiming that none of the women died due to the surgery-related complications

Mumbai: RTI reveals 33 women who underwent birth-control surgery have died, since 2007Tubectomy is a surgical procedure for sterilization, where a woman’s fallopian tubes are clamped and sealed. This birth-control procedure is considered as a routine and simple procedure. But, in the past 10 years, as many as 33 women, who underwent this procedure, have lost their lives in Mumbai. However, on the contrary, the Brihanmumbai Municipal […]

Maha: 3,533 infants die within the first hour after birth, reveals RTI

In a recent Right to Information (RTI) query, shocking facts have emerged from Maharashtra, which has shown malnutrition to be one of the biggest contributing factors for the rise in infants and child mortality

Maha: 3,533 infants die within the first hour after birth, reveals RTI424 infants died in Mumbai within first hour of the birth 1,525 babies died within one year after their birth Pneumonia is responsible for the death of 111 babies. While, 12 babies died due to diarrhoea To curb the increasing infants and child mortality rates in the country, the union government has undertaken various projects […]

Urban malnutrition:  34% malnourished children in BMC schools finds Praja foundation

The most affected wards are Govandi, Mankhurd, Santa Cruz, Chembur, Colaba, Malabar Hill, Grant Road and Andheri east. The findings also days that budget utilisation on mid-day meal for the 1st and 5th standard has reduced from 81% to 65%. The report says that 35% of girls found malnourished whereas percentage of boys were 33% during 2015-16

Urban malnutrition:  34% malnourished children in BMC schools finds Praja foundationThe estimated number of malnourished children studying in BMC schools is 34% according to the municipal corporation’s data. Based on the data obtained through RTI, NGO Praja Foundation has estimated the increase in malnourished children from 30,461 in 2013-14 to 1, 30,680 in 2015-16. During 2015 -16 BMC medical officers screened 1, 89,809 students out […]