Organ donation: 17-yr-old brain-dead youth helps give new life to four

This noble act has enabled four lifesaving transplants; it also marked Mumbai’s 28th and Navi Mumbai’s 5th cadaveric organ donation of 2019

Organ donation: 17-yr-old brain-dead youth helps give new life to fourThe parents of a 17-year-old male from Beed, Maharashtra, courageously consented to donate their brain dead son’s liver, kidneys, lungs, skin and corneas. After having suffered a severe head injury due to a road traffic accident, the patient was moved in to Hiranandani Hospital Vashi, from another hospital, and admitted under the care of Dr […]

LGBT mental health: It’s just a matter of orientation

The recent judgment by the Supreme Court of India, decriminalising consensual same-sex intercourse, enables the process of acknowledgment and de-stigmatisation of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) community, furthering their assimilation into the society

LGBT mental health: It’s just a matter of orientationDr Kedar Tilwe, Psychiatrist, Sexologist and Geriatric Psychiatrist, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, shares how to deal with the patients with most personal and private concern – ‘sexuality’ And also, how seeking mental health professional’s help will aid them in dealing with different turmoil and distress. Sexuality, for a long time, has been one of our most […]

#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accident

Dr Shweta Manohar, Head of Emergency and Trauma, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, explains why it is crucial to undergo a medical check-up post-accident

#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accidentEvery year January 11 to 17, ‘Road Safety Week’ is observed, and it focuses on interventions made year-on-year to bring down road traffic accidents. The theme for this year is ‘Sadak Suraksha , Jeevan Raksha’. Generally, the first observation following a road traffic accident (RTA), especially, a -impact one, is that the motorists and pedestrians, […]

Women’s bike rally held to raise awareness on road safety

In order to commemorate, acknowledge and celebrate womanhood, Hiranandani Hospital in Vashi organised a women biker’s rally on Sunday in association with Maharashtra Police and supported by Regional Transport Office (RTO). The initiative was aimed at promoting road safety rules for motorists and pedestrians

Women’s bike rally held to raise awareness on road safetyOver 150 female bikers enthusiastically took part in the rally and handed out road safety booklets at every junction en route in Vashi yesterday. The rally also witnessed support from the pedestrians, who helped distribute the safety booklets and conduct traffic awareness talks at key traffic junctions across Navi Mumbai. Speaking about the joint initiative, […]

Vashi: Women’s wing inaugurated at Hiranandani Hospital

This week, marked International Women’s Day, which celebrated the empowerment of women. On this note, a women’s wing has been set up at the hospital

Vashi: Women’s wing inaugurated at Hiranandani HospitalIt will be situated on the 4th floor of the multi-specialty hospital; the wing has a set-up of 15 beds, available on a single, double and triple occupancy basis. Managed by all women staff, each room on this wing is designed as a comfortable arrangement which also caters to patients’ attendant’s accommodation. The ward was […]

Doctor put a full stop to ‘her’ endless headache

The cause of her incessant headaches was diagnosed to be Sjögren's syndrome, a rheumatologic disorder of the immune system, particularly identified with dryness of the eyes and mouth

Doctor put a full stop to ‘her’ endless headacheJuhi Gaikwad (name changed), a 14-year-old girl from Navi Mumbai has been experiencing severe chronic headaches on a daily basis, since the past three years. These recurring bouts hampered her attendance and performance at school. The pain was unbearable, making it difficult for her to concentrate on studies. After repeated episodes of headaches, her parents […]

An accident victim helps the patient to get blood through Facebook

Today, a lot of people are misusing Facebook by committing heinous crimes by its use. On the contrary to it, Rahul salve, a Vashi resident has used Facebook as a medium to give a new lease of live to people. Rahul arranges blood for the needy people, through the medium of Facebook. Yes, you heard it right; Rahul owns an NGO named ‘Helping Hand For Blood’, through which he tries to reduce the stress of the family, by arranging blood for the needy people

An accident victim helps the patient to get blood through Facebook‘Helping Hand For Blood’, was Rahul Salve’s brainchild, which was started in 2012.  In 2010, Rahul met with an accident and lost his left leg. That time, Rahul was given 100 bottles of blood, after which, he started the NGO. Through this NGO, needy people get blood on time. Till now, the NGO has provided […]