#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Laproscopic surgery should be made available in rural areas’

Women are the pillars of strength of every home. The stability of a home depends on the health of women. A happy and healthy woman builds a strong foundation of a happy home. If a woman is unwell for a day, the home is in disarray

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Laproscopic surgery should be made available in rural areas’Women, today, are career-oriented and put in the same hours as the men. During the process, they are subjected to severe stress from the work and home fronts. Sustaining this pressure for a long time takes a massive toll on their bodies, and they end up paying a heavy price. Earlier, in case of complications, […]

‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’

Doctors, nurses, paramedical and support staff form a strong and robust framework of the ‘Health Pyramid’. Providing health services to a state is a herculean task, but stronger the pyramid, more robust the health system will be. If we can develop this pyramid, especially in rural areas, nothing can stop Maharashtra from becoming a healthy and prosperous state

‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’Unfortunately, rural areas still do not have an adequate number of doctors and paramedical staff. We face an acute crunch of nursing staff as well. Due to non-availability of trained manpower, there is a disparity in the health services at urban and rural areas. Healthy Maharashtra should cover two major aspects: availability of specialised human […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Our aim should be to serve the poor’

Diverse, vigorous and vibrant states contribute towards building the nation. India will become even more dynamic and economically strong, provided we have well-rounded health infrastructure available for our citizens

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Our aim should be to serve the poor’It should be advanced, state-of-the-art and affordable for all. Healthy states help develop a Healthy Nation. A nation’s health banks upon two major factors – a well-educated society and well-aware and informed citizens. Maharashtra is a progressive state and has achieved a good health index due to its positive outlook. But, to build a state […]

‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’

Children are our future, and hence ensuring their health and structuring their development should be the prime focus. Systematically planned healthcare right from early childhood is a must to ensure the healthy future of every nation

‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’In today’s times, medical advancements have shown promising results, especially in early intervention for special senses dysfunction. Special senses, as the name suggests, are truly special. They give us the real taste of the world but are also equally vulnerable to several disorders. Identifying these defects is the need of the hour. But, unfortunately, public […]

‘Focus on the health of children to build a healthy state’

We are all well-aware of the term – Health is Wealth. But how many of us have ever given a thought about what health truly means? When we talk about Healthy Maharashtra, we need to understand the meaning of health, and whose responsibility it is

‘Focus on the health of children to build a healthy state’Health is a shared responsibility of the government and parents. One cannot merely pass the buck on the government. As parents, we must share equal responsibility when it comes to ensuring healthy lives for our children. A healthy child will help build a healthy home, and healthy homes are the bricks that build a healthy […]

‘Awareness can help prevent chronic kidney ailments’

Kidney disease is a serious illness. While ‘acute’ kidney ailments can be cured completely, others called ‘chronic’ progress to reach end-stage, where lifelong dialysis or kidney transplant are the only options for survival

‘Awareness can help prevent chronic kidney ailments’In India, the burden of chronic kidney disease is huge and rising fast. An estimated 2,00,000 new patients are added to the dialysis patients’ pool each year. Only 15,000 continue dialysis after a month into their treatment, the rest drop out due to financial challenges or because of difficulties in reaching a dialysis centre on […]

‘Health and well-being is the backbone of happiness’

We are a country blessed with brilliant youth and we are committed to keeping them interested in the field of medicine. The government has invested so much money and passion in the health care industry.

‘Health and well-being is the backbone of happiness’Despite all this, we are still churning out young physicians who are not well trained. Despite the long years in medical college and the hard work, they do not seem to be able to hold their own in the world of real diseases and patients. While they are exposed to a variety of clinical situations, […]

‘We need to change the narrative about health in rural areas’

When we talk about Health, or a Healthy state, one must keep in mind the three major aspects by which the term Health is defined

First, our own family Second, our house and community And the Third, is village or city We generally tend to make a mistake of associating health on the physical or mental parameters only. But, what we forget is, our family, cleanliness, right to the clean environment, clean water and nutritious food also coincide with health. […]

‘Neurorehab centres are the need of the hour’

The aim should be to provide medical facilities to all regardless of the patient’s background. Medical facilities should not be a privilege but priority for all, to get proper treatment neurorehabilitation centres are the need of the hour

‘Neurorehab centres are the need of the hour’Healthy people make a healthy state. For every government, affordable and state-of-the-art patient care should be a key responsibility. I believe the concept of a healthy state rests on the principle of ‘PYRAMID’. The foundation of the pyramid has to be solid in order to support the superstructure of a robust healthcare system. Only then […]

‘Aim is to make women safer, stronger and smarter’

Women are the pillars of every home, every nation. A healthy woman builds a healthy family, healthy families build healthy nations. Only an educated, aware, informed and empowered woman knows how to keep herself healthy and binds a healthy family together

‘Aim is to make women safer, stronger and smarter’As we take strides into 2020, we, as women in India, need to be confident and take up the onus of uplifting fellow women. Though Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecologist Society of India’s (FOGSI) vision and mission is Healthcare for Woman, we are going much beyond that. FOGSI has launched a mission, which is WE […]
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