Maharashtra: Over 56,000 patients avail medical benefits through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 4.5 years

The Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund has disbursed more than Rs 550 crores to 56,318 needy people for medical requirements since 2014, when the Devendra Fadnavis government took over. The figure for the last 10 months alone is Rs 106 crore disbursed to 10,582 people

Maharashtra: Over 56,000 patients avail medical benefits through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 4.5 yearsMore than 550 crores have been allocated for treatment and surgeries. Poor and needy people in the state who require financial assistance for medical problems are aided through this fund. This is done so that no is deprived of healthcare and medical services. In a statement issued Saturday, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said, “The state […]

Maratha reservation ordinance: Bombay HC issues notice to Maha govt

In the latest development on the Maratha reservation for post-graduate admissions, the High Court has issued a notice to the state government to respond to the petition filed in the high court by three students from the open category

Maratha reservation ordinance: Bombay HC issues notice to Maha govtThe Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has issued a notice to Maharashtra government and the advocate general on Monday, May 27. The court has asked the state government to file a reply by June 10, in connection with the Maratha quota ordinance in the post-graduate admission process. Three students from the open category have […]

Pune IMA doctors wear black badges to show solidarity with Uttarakhand IMA  

Indian Medical Association (IMA) Pune along with IMAs from different states in India have observed solidarity day in their support to Uttarakhand IMA

Pune IMA doctors wear black badges to show solidarity with Uttarakhand IMA  The support was given against Uttarakhand High Court’s order on Clinical Establishment Act under which the High Court had made it mandatory for the cancellation of licences of those hospitals who have not registered under the act. Uttarakhand HC on this Friday dismissed the review petition of the IMA, against 2018 in which the court […]

Uniform stipend to medical interns? Board of governors invites suggestions

The Board of Governors (BOG) which supersedes the Medical Council of India (MCI) took this decision and put out a notice stating the same. The move seeks to bring in parity in the pay of medical interns

Uniform stipend to medical interns? Board of governors invites suggestionsThe Board of Governors (BOG) superseding the Medical Council of India (MCI) is considering to amend the regulations for the payment of stipend to intern doctors. The move finally will bring smiles on the faces of thousands of medical interns across the country. The Board of Governors (BOG) have issued a public notice on January […]

Make government buildings tobacco-free, central govt directs states

The Union Health Ministry has written a letter to all the state governments, directing them to make all the government buildings tobacco-free. Union Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan has written a letter to the state governments

Make government buildings tobacco-free, central govt directs statesSoon, state government buildings will go tobacco-free across all states in India. In order to protect the public health, the Union Health Ministry has issued this directive. The Health Ministry has agreed to provide any technical support to the state government if required. A number of times, when we visit the government institutions, we see […]

Maha govt appoints committee to fix working hours of resident doctors

The duty hours of resident doctors working in government-run hospitals are soon going to be fixed. The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra has formed different committees to decide upon the working hours of resident doctors

Maha govt appoints committee to fix working hours of resident doctorsEarlier, there were no guidelines in place to determine the working hours or what type of work was to be assigned to resident doctors in their first, second, and third year of residency. There is a high workload on resident doctors due to a shortage of doctors in government hospitals. On September 25, The Bombay […]

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 […]
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