Latur’s Pad Women: Healthy, secure womanhood is every woman’s right

It was around six years ago, she came across the sadist and the scariest reality of menstruation in rural India. Women were not aware about menstrual hygiene and had a very little knowledge about it. And there still was taboo associated about openly speaking about menstruation

Latur’s Pad Women: Healthy, secure womanhood is every woman’s rightThe harsh reality she came across was that of cervical cancer. In Azusa taluka, Latur, Maharashtra, around 6,000 women were suffering from cervical cancer. The grim reality which she witnessed with her own eyes shook her from top to bottom. The ideal of womanhood, which she held, came crushing down in front of her eyes. […]

Maha: Bombay HC raps state govt, BMC over govt doctors petition

The number of patients that these doctors treat in a course of one day is overwhelming. There is a huge patient load on resident doctors, with early morning OPD’s and continuous rounds examining and monitoring patients in hospital wards. The doctors end up sacrificing their own health and personal time for the benefit of the patients

Maha: Bombay HC raps state govt, BMC over govt doctors petitionThe Bombay High Court has issues show cause notice to the state government, state health ministry, Directorate of Medical Education, along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in connection with the petition filed by doctors working for state and civic hospitals. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Central MARD president, Dr Lokesh Kumar Chirwatkar, said, […]

Maha: Govt docs to receive 20% as incentive under Mahatma Phule health scheme

The Maharashtra Cabinet has given a go ahead to the proposal, to give 20% off the package amount as incentives to the doctors, staff and the OT attendants, those who will help perform the surgery under Mahatma Jyotiba Phule health Scheme

Maha: Govt docs to receive 20% as incentive under Mahatma Phule health schemeInsurance companies under the medical education department will provide 20 per cent of the amount covered under the scheme to doctors and medical employees working in government-run hospitals. This has been decision has been taken by the Maharashtra government today. This decision will benefit poor and needy people across the state. The insurance companies will […]

Pune NGO to raise awareness on organ donation through Lord Ganesha

The state government led by the ministry of higher medical education celebrates August as the ‘Organ Donation Month.’ ReBirth in association with the Maharashtra government has planned key events for the upcoming months

Pune NGO to raise awareness on organ donation through Lord GaneshaWith an aim to take figure of organ donation in Pune from two digits to four digits by 2020 and to ensure that India becomes an organ surplus nation; a Pune based NGO Rebirth, is organising several activities which will create awareness amongst people. ReBirth has come up with a free eLearning course on the […]

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13

The medical interns had earlier staged a protest at JJ Hospital on April 26. Their key demands include a raise in their stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 20,000 as the stipend provided to interns in Maharashtra is the lowest compared to other states

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13In 2015, the state had agreed to raise their stipend to Rs 11, 000 but it has not been implemented yet, their original demand was 20,000 but the government had agreed to Rs 11,000. The interns are urging the state government to give them the amount which was agreed upon by them but not executed. […]

Cybercrime: Maharashtra Women Commission forms special committee for women

The Internet has helped connect people across continents and bring them close, it provides access to information at the click of a button and also made life easier in the digital ear. But, at times even the Internet can have a dark side

Cybercrime: Maharashtra Women Commission forms special committee for womenTo tackle the rising cases cybercrime in Maharashtra, especially cybercrime targeting women; the Maharashtra State Woman Commission has formed a Cybercrime Committee. In its first meeting held on Thursday, May 09, it was decided that a Cyber Cell in the commission would be formed to help women victims of cybercrime. A report will be made […]

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 […]
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