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Watch: Mumbai hospital staff dance in the OPD, turn it into 'our party department'

May 11, 2016

Watch: Mumbai hospital staff dance in the OPD, turn it into 'our party department'

A video of about 20 women staff members of the Diwaliben Mehta Hospital dancing in the OPD on 2 March has been received by the BMC as an anonymous complain. #Life #India #Medicine #Mumbai #OnlyInIndia #BMC #WeirdNews #doctors #hospital #Shareworthy #OPD #Diwaliben Mehta
Medical Council of India largely responsible for corruption in health care, reveals committee

Apr 29, 2016

Medical Council of India largely responsible for corruption in health care, reveals committee

A parliamentary committee has lifted the lid from the goings on in the scam-infested country’s sole medical regulatory body, Medical Council of India (MCI). #India #Corruption #Medicine #CriticalPoint #graft #Health care #Medical Council of India #doctors #MCI #Scam #medical regulatory body
Zika virus may be linked to other brain disorders, says new study

Apr 11, 2016

Zika virus may be linked to other brain disorders, says new study

The Zika virus, linked with incomplete brain development and temporary paralysis, may also be associated with other brain disorders, warns a new study. #Medicine #Brazil #Health #research #Dengue #Brain disorder #Disease #Chikungunya #Zika Virus
Mumbai: Nearly 4000 doctors go on strike demanding transfer of JJ Hospital dean

Apr 08, 2016

Mumbai: Nearly 4000 doctors go on strike demanding transfer of JJ Hospital dean

4,000 post-graduate doctors from medical colleges across Maharashtra went on a strike demanding transfer of 2 senior doctors from the state-run JJ Hospital. #India #Medicine #Strike #NewsTracker #Health #Mumbai #JJ Hospital #Maharashtra #doctors #MESMA
Despite 19% decline in childhood stunting, India's battle against malnutrition still looks bleak

Mar 29, 2016

Despite 19% decline in childhood stunting, India's battle against malnutrition still looks bleak

Nearly a third of all children in India are stunted, despite the host of social welfare schemes launched in the last few decades to tackle malnutrition. #Life #India #Medicine #Health #CriticalPoint #Survey #Malnutrition #children #malnourishment #Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability #CBGA
Brazil says confirmed and suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,200 | Reuters

Mar 23, 2016

Brazil says confirmed and suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,200 | Reuters

SAO PAULO The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus rose to 5,200 in the week through March 19, from 5,131 a week earlier, the health ministry said on Tuesday. Of these, the number of confirmed cases climbed to 907 from 863 a week earlier, while suspected ones increased to 4,293 from 4,268 in the same period. Cases that have been ruled out hit 1,471 in the week through March 19. #Medicine #Brazil #science #United Kingdom #Latin America #article #Diseases
Brazil lowers limit of measure for microcephaly, but cases rising | Reuters

Mar 10, 2016

Brazil lowers limit of measure for microcephaly, but cases rising | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's government, grappling with the outbreak of the Zika virus, on Wednesday said it had lowered the head circumference used to measure suspected cases of microcephaly, a move meant to align its norms with those of the World Health Organization. The country's Health Ministry, updating a weekly tally for cases of microcephaly linked to the Zika outbreak, said that baby boys suspected of having the condition at birth must have a head circumference equivalent to or less than 31.9 cm (12.56 inches). #India #Medicine #Brazil #Latin America #opinion #Diseases
Brazil says microcephaly cases linked to Zika rise to 4,863 | Reuters

Mar 02, 2016

Brazil says microcephaly cases linked to Zika rise to 4,863 | Reuters

BRASILIA The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus has risen to 4,863 from 4,690 a week earlier, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday. #India #Business #Medicine #science #markets
70 percent of malaria cases in south east Asia are reported from India, says govt

Feb 26, 2016

70 percent of malaria cases in south east Asia are reported from India, says govt

About 70 percent of malaria cases reported from the South East Asia Region (SEAR) are from India. #India #Medicine #NewsTracker #Health #malaria #mosquitoes #Disease #South East Asia Region