Maha: Government suspends ‘Continuous Nursing Education’

The Maharashtra government has suspended the 'Continuous Nursing Education' in the state. It had issued a government resolution on April 10. Citing the complaints received from people, over the exorbitant amount which was were charged for this education programme, the government has issued an instruction to hold it over, till further orders

Maha: Government suspends ‘Continuous Nursing Education’The government of Maharashtra has decided to suspend the ‘Continuous Nursing Education’ programme. This programme has been organised by the Maharashtra Nursing Council since 2016. Over 2 lakh nurses from Maharashtra were attending this programme. At the event information related to the advancements in the medical field were given to them. Along the lines of […]

Maha: Free chemotherapy treatment to be provided at government hospitals

To facilitate cancer treatment, the state government has taken a decision to make chemotherapy treatment available at district government hospitals. In the first phase, government hospitals in 10 districts will get this facility. This decision will help thousands of poor people, who are living in remote areas and can’t afford private medical treatment

Maha: Free chemotherapy treatment to be provided at government hospitalsCancer patients in Maharashtra will get free chemotherapy treatment at the nearest district government hospital The government has taken a decision to provide free chemotherapy treatment in all government hospitals’ in phased manner. In the first phase, chemotherapy treatment will be provided in 10 districts. The government has planned to roll-out this scheme by June […]

Maharashtra to continue with bridge course for AYUSH doctors

The state government has decided to continue with the bridge course for AYUSH doctors, which enables them to practice modern medicine. In the revised draft of the NMC Bill, the union government had asked the states to take a final decision on bridge course. From the past three days, homeopathy doctors are protesting at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, demanding inclusion of the bridge course in the NMC Bill

Maharashtra to continue with bridge course for AYUSH doctorsThe issue of bridge course for AYUSH doctors, which will enable and give them license to prescribe allopathy medicine, has been the core issue between the IMA doctors and the union government. Although the union government, after the standing committee on health’s recommendations excluded the bridge course from the NMC Bill amended draft. The centre […]

‘Maha government mulling a law over hookah parlours,’ CM Fadnavis

On Monday, Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, assured the state legislature that his government is considering to bring in a law to deal with illegal hookah parlours. CM Fadnavis said this while answering a question raised by the oppositions MLA’s during the debate on illegal hookah parlours in Mumbai

‘Maha government mulling a law over hookah parlours,’ CM FadnavisThe state government is deliberating to establish a law which can regulate illegal hookah parlours in the city.  CM Devendra Fadnavis announced this during a debate in the legislative council. Last December, after 14 innocent people died in the Kamala Mills fire due to sparks from a hookah. The state government had decided to finally […]

Charitable hospitals: Maha to increase the income limit for the treatment of poor and needy

The state government has given great relief to the poor and needy people who are taking treatment in the charitable hospitals. It has decided to increase the income limit of poor people seeking treatment in the charitable hospitals. This decision will benefit thousands of poor people

Charitable hospitals: Maha to increase the income limit for the treatment of poor and needyAs per Shiv Kumar Dige, charity commissioner’s information: People whose annual income was 50,000. Their income limit will be 85,000. People whose income is up to 1, 00,000. Their income limit has been increased to 1,60,000. This decision of the state government will benefit a large number of poor people. The patients can avail to […]

Is chicken safe for human consumption? HC to Maha govt

Recently, there has been a rise in food adulteration. The Bombay High Court has pulled up the state government over the use of pesticides being sprayed over fruits and vegetables. The other issue, the High Court wished to highlight was the antibiotic injections being used on chickens to make them appear plump. The High Court questioned the state government whether such food is safe to eat

Is chicken safe for human consumption? HC to Maha govtIs the chicken people consume safe? How safe are the grains and vegetables people consume? The Bombay High Court raised these questions in front of the state government. Day by day there is an increase in food adulteration, this can become a health risk to people. The Citizen Circle for Social Welfare and Education, filed […]

International Women’s Day: State govt to implement cancer screening programme

Special efforts have been made by the centre and the state government to make India cancer-free. For timely treatment and diagnosis, the state government will implement a cancer screening programme on the International Women's Day, in Mumbai and across the state

International Women’s Day: State govt to implement cancer screening programmeIn Maharashtra, the percentage of cervical cancer is highest than any other cancer related to women. Since, the cancer treatment is unaffordable, many women tend to neglect it. To help the timely detection and treatment of women in urban and the rural areas, on International Women’s Day on March 8th, the state government will implement […]

Maha: Rural schoolgirls to get sanitary napkins at 5 Rs

The Maharashtra government approved a proposal to provide sanitary napkins at a subsidised rate of Rs 5 to women in rural areas and plans to implement it from March 8, on International Women’s Day

Maha: Rural schoolgirls to get sanitary napkins at 5 RsThe state cabinet approved a proposal to launch, Asmita (meaning dignity) — a scheme to make sanitary pads available to girls aged between 11 and 19. It has engaged three small scale manufacturers, to supply the pads using a network of self- help groups (SHGs) run by women in the state. The pack of 8 […]

Mahad tragedy: State govt to fund treatment of a man who saved lives

Basant Kumar was the first one to reach to the spot of the bridge collapse. He immediately alerted the district administration and stopped the vehicles which were en route to Goa. Doctors say, his condition cannot be cured, but can only be managed with the help of medicines

Mahad tragedy: State govt to fund treatment of a man who saved livesPeople from Mahad taluka, in Raigad district, Maharashtra, will never forget that fateful day in their whole life. In the wee hours of August, 3rd 2016, a state transport bus ferrying passengers had met with a tragic accident. The British-era bridge suddenly collapsed on the Savitri River, in Mahad, and the bus with more than […]

Maha to implement Clinical Establishment act soon?

In the year 2010, the central government introduced Clinical Establishment Act in order to stop ill practices in the private health sector. This law has been enacted in all the Union Territories and four states. In Maharashtra, since the year 2014, this bill is with finance department for the approval. Few days ago, after two hospitals were accused of overbilling and declaring the new born dead, the union health minister has asked to implement the act

Maha to implement Clinical Establishment act soon?With an aim to protect the interests of patients, the state government is all set to implement the Clinical Establishment Act. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister informed regarding this in Maharashtra assembly. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister said, “State government is making efforts to implement central government’s Clinical Establishment Act. State government is […]
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