Haffkine and IITB BETiC come together to promote medical device innovation among docs

The MoU was signed on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Sahyadri Guest House, Mumbai in the presence of Hon’able CM of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis and Minister of Medical Education, Girish Mahajan; facilitated by Dr Anand Bang, Honorary Advisor-Health, to the Chief Minister. The Haffkine Institute was represented by its Director Dr. Nishigandha Naik and IIT […]

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Soon, doctors from Tata Memorial Hospital to treat head and neck cancer patients at JJ Hospital

As the incidence of cancer and its cases, are rising in both the rural and urban areas of the state, the government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital in order to address the situation. Tata Memorial Hospital will soon start an oncology service in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group […]

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Mumbai: Deceased 66-year-old woman donates skin tissue and bones

In a reassuring example of organ donation, the kin of a 66-year-old woman have donated her skin and bones. They have also donated her corneas. Kalaichelvi Jawahar passed away at Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai on Thursday, September 20. Her husband told the doctors about her desire to donate her eyes. Soon after the family’s […]

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Palliative care: Tata Memorial Hospital starts ‘New Homecare’ for last stage cancer patients

The concept of palliative care is still unknown to many. Owing to which, patients who are suffering from chronic illness, and are in the last stage of the disease do not visit the hospital. To spread awareness about the palliative care treatment, Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) has started an initiative called – New Homecare. […]

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Maharashtra: Two anaesthetists commit suicide in four days

Maharashtra: Two doctors commit suicide in four days

Dr Mahesh Raut, an anaesthesia specialist from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, committed suicide on Monday night. According to Ahmednagar police, Dr Raut administered two injections on himself on Monday. His body was found on Tuesday morning by the hospital staff. The police have found a note near his body. The police have started an investigation into this […]

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Cancer patients residing on footpath to get a temporary shelter

The patients seeking treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital and their relatives sometimes have to spend nights on the roads. Owing to which, the patients can suffer from infections. So, to help the cancer patients and their families, the government has come forward. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state help minister has informed about it in […]

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