Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unaware

Among the families affected by the spine-chilling stampede, two brothers from Uttar Pradesh were also affected by this unfortunate incident. Though, their parents do not know about their condition, the brothers do not want to inform them and cause them unnecessary pain

Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unawareWhile many parts of the KEM Hospital were lit up and rangoli patterns were made to celebrate Dussehra on Saturday, Dharmendra Patel (20), a resident of Sion Koliwada secretly wished to be in his hometown to celebrate the festival with his brother and parents in Uttar Pradesh. However, Patel only prayed for his younger brother, […]

Three youths come forward to lend a helping hand, when no one else did

In the Elphinstone stampede that unfolded today before our eyes Mumbai witness a gruesome spectacle, but these three youths reminded us not to be mere spectators in an emeregency or a diastarous situation. While performing this random act of kindness, they noticed that their fellow Mumbaikars were just bystanders to this incident who were busy clicking pictures on their phone, some of them were even making video recordings. This is a good example to follow

Three youths come forward to lend a helping hand, when no one else didThe horrific scenes and gruesome images of the Elphinstone stampede will be etched in our collective memory for several weeks and for the people have lost their loves today will endure these scars forever. A story which stands out today is a story of three friends who help people in spite of the horror and […]

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers lose lives during morning rush hour

On Friday morning, an unfortunate and horrific stampede occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amid a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station, which connects two of the city's major local lines. While, many family members mourn the death of their loved ones

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers lose lives during morning rush hourBefore the incident took place, office-goers had gathered on the foot-over bridge connecting Elphinstone and Parel stations, where the  stampede took place. At least 22 passengers were killed and 39 were injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station, amongst which was Richard Fernandes’s wife Theresa. Richard Fernandes, a Dadar resident  lost his 39-year-old wife […]

UP to seek Maha’s help to improve health services in state

To know about various initiatives undertaken by Maharashtra in the health care sector, and its efforts to curb mother and child death, a delegation under Siddharth Nath Singh, Uttar Pradesh health minister, met Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister, at Mantralaya. There will be Inter-state coordination, to improve the health services of both the states, said Dr Sawant

UP to seek Maha’s help to improve health services in stateWith regards to health service, Maharashtra is leading state in the country. So the Union Health Minister suggested studying its various schemes and success stories.“I had come to Maharashtra to understand about its healthcare services, so that UP can also implement  various schemes like telemedicine, bike ambulance, SNCU, CPS courses in Uttar Pradesh with Maharashtra’s […]

Lifeline Express: A real lifeline to cancer patients in need

The oral cancer screening done by the dentists at Lifeline Express found 36 patients suffering from oral cancers and 180 with pre-cancerous lesions. This is one of the highest burdens of oral cancer ever detected in any of the camps held so far. Docs claim that this is the world’s first cancer facility on train. It is currently stationed at Mirzapur

Lifeline Express: A real lifeline to cancer patients in needCancer surgeries were performed on the Lifeline Express on September 09, 2017 it is a train that is stationed at Mirzapur station. The purpose of Lifeline Express is obvious, it helps cancer patients get a new life and it also is the only lifeline that can help save them here. The surgeries carried out on […]

‘Mother’ in Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to a Pakistani girl

Ailing Pakistani girl gets a medical visa from Sushma Swaraj after requesting her on twitter by calling her 'maa'

‘Mother’ in Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to a Pakistani girlOn August 14th, Faiza Tanveer, a 25-year-old from Lahore, tweeted to the External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj, asking her to grant her a medical visa to get treated from Inderprastha Dental College & Hospital, Ghaziabad,Uttar Pradesh.  The highlight however was, Tanveer referring to Swaraj as her ‘maa’ (mother), one of the cutest things […]

India needs to improve hepatitis C surveillance

India stands fourth among 11 countries which carry almost 50 per cent of the global burden of chronic hepatitis. Eliminating of hepatitis C virus (HCV) remains a major challenge for India as it is not preventable by vaccination. Early determination of the disease is important

India needs to improve hepatitis C surveillanceWorld Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28 every year. This year, the World Health Organization (WHO) has designed a global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis for 2016-2021 with a goal to eliminate viral hepatitis as a major public health threat by 2030. India stands fourth among 11 countries which carry almost 50 per […]