ONGC helicopter crash: 3 dead, 4 missing

Today, three people have died in a helicopter crash off the coast of Mumbai. The ONCG chopper VTPWA Dauphin AS 365 N3, which took off from Juhu airport at 10.20 am with seven people on board, crashed about 20 miles from land off Dahanu. The Debris has been found off Dahanu

ONGC helicopter crash: 3 dead, 4 missingA Pawan Hans helicopter with five ONGC employees and two pilots on board crashed on Saturday. The chopper which took off from Juhu airport was scheduled to land at North Field of ONGC at 10.58 am. Three people have died in the mishap while four are missing. Large scales Indian Coast Guard sear and rescue […]

Maharashtra: Boat capsizes in Dahanu, 32 students rescued, 8 still missing

In a shocking incident, a boat carrying 40 school students capsized two nautical miles from the sea shore in Dahanu,Maharashtra. The local fishermen started the rescue operation. So far, 25 students have been successfully rescued

Maharashtra: Boat capsizes in Dahanu, 32 students rescued, 8 still missingThe incident took place at 12.30 pm. 40 school students and passengers were present in the boat. Suddenly, the boat capsized. 32 students rescued while 8 students are still missing. As per the information received by My Medical Mantra, a boat carrying 40 students and few passengers capsized. After which, the local fishermen started the […]

Mumbai: Leopard attacks 7, caught after 6 hours

Today, at least seven people were injured in an attack by a leopard, which entered a residential area in Nanipada in Mulund East. The injured were rushed to the hospital and were treated immediately

Mumbai: Leopard attacks 7, caught after 6 hoursAfter acquiring the information about the leopard entering the locality, the forest officials reached the spot. After 6 hours, the leopard was caught by the forest officials. Out of 7 people who are injured the 3 are being treated at the local hospital. While one is serious and has been shifted to the Sion Hospital and […]

Pune hospital gears up to perform country’s third uterus transplant

The authorisation committee at government's Sassoon General Hospital in Pune gave the approval on Friday to the Galaxy Care Hospital. Accordingly, the third uterus transplant will be carried out on January 26

Pune hospital gears up to perform country’s third uterus transplantAfter the first two successful uterus transplants in the country, Galaxy Care Hospital in Pune has acquire the permission to carry out third uterus transplant on Friday.  As per the hospital management, the two women that were the first one in the country to undergo uterus transplant, will undergo embryo transplant in January or February this […]

Mumbai Marathon: 3 months post liver transplant, ‘he’ is ready to run

Three months ago, Sandeep Kalsiwal, a Jalgaon resident underwent liver transplantation. Now, Sandeep is planning to participate in the Mumbai Marathon which will be held on January 21. Sandeep’s vital decision will inspire many and will help to create awareness regarding the organ donation

Mumbai Marathon: 3 months post liver transplant, ‘he’ is ready to runPeople across the city, nation and the world are gearing up for the upcoming Mumbai Marathon scheduled on January 21. The runners are occupying tracks in parks, roads and beaches.  To create awareness on healthy lifestyle and liver ailments, the nephrologists from the private hospitals, the liver donors and the recipients will also participate in […]

Mumbai: BMC hospital staff to get firefighting training

Kamala Mills fire tragedy claimed 14 innocent lives. Taking lesson from it, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will provide fire fighting training to the doctors, nurses and the staff of the BMC hospitals. The Mumbai Fire Brigade will start the training soon

Mumbai: BMC hospital staff to get firefighting trainingThe doctors, nurses and the staff will get firefighting training The BMC has prepared the training plan. What safety measures to take if the fire breakouts at the hospital. How to rescue the patients safely. What measures should be taken before the Fire Brigade’s arrival. The Mumbai Fire Brigade officials will train the doctors. In […]

Miracle: Baby weighing 520 gms survives in Bangalore

Triplets were born to a couple through IVF in Bangalore. Unfortunately, all the three infants had fragile health and other morbidities. Of the three, doctors could only save one of those. The infant weighed only 520 gms at birth. Miraculously, she was saved by the doctors. The 26 week preterm baby is healthy now and weighs 2.25 kgs

Miracle: Baby weighing 520 gms survives in BangaloreAccording toWHO, India has the greatest number of preterm births, with nearly 3,519,100 preterm births every year. Every year an estimated 15 million babies are born preterm (before 37 completed weeks of gestation) and this number is rising. Given these stats, a unique case came to the forefront at Fortis Hospital, Bangalore. Triplets were born […]

Mumbai: TB patients to get free nutritious food ration

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs and weakens the immune system. The few months after the TB detection are vital. The patients can face serious health hazards if they do not get nutritious food and the medicines. Owing to which, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to provide free ration for two months to the newly detected drug-resistant TB patients which are registered in the Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course (DOTS) Centres

Mumbai: TB patients to get free nutritious food rationNewly detected TB patients will get nutritious food ration.  BMC’s health department will provide nutritious food ration to drug-resistant TB patients.  The nutritious food ration will be provided at the BMC’s DOTS Centre from the month of February. The BMC has taken this step to enable the TB patients to acquire the nutritious food. Recently, […]

‘Purchase medicines from the ‘Haffkine Institute’

All the government departments including health and medical education should procure medicines and machinery from the ‘Haffkine Institute’. The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, the proposal should be submitted in the next cabinet meeting

‘Purchase medicines from the ‘Haffkine Institute’Girish Mahajan, Minister of Medical Education, Girish Bapat, Food and Drug Administration Minister and Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister were present in the meeting conducted in Mumbai. CM Fadnavis said, “A purchase department has been created for the medicines and the machinery needed by the   health and medical education, along with the tribal […]

‘Only 7.5% men use family planning methods’

Today, a symposium focused on accelerating access to family planning services in Maharashtra and Karnataka, was organised in Mumbai. It commenced with providing an overview of the family planning landscape in India, highlighting successes, challenges in the supply chain management and provision of quality family planning services

‘Only 7.5% men use family planning methods’Family planning is not only a key strategy to mitigate threats to the reproductive health of women but also a basic right that  should be available to them. Dr Pradeep Kumar Vyas, Principal Secretary, Public Health Department, Government of Maharashtra underlined, “Providing women and girls with access to contraceptives is transformational. While, 54.7% women in […]
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