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Brahm Mohindra rolls out the vision document of the health & medical education department
VISION 2018
11.01.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister today held a press conference to flag the notable achievements of the department within a time span of 10 months. The Minister also rolled out the vision document of Health and Medical Education Department. He ...
  


Woman dies after “200% safe” surgery worth Rs 43 lakh fails
MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE
08.01.18 - TEAM PT

A 60-year-old Thane resident, Mithula Bafna, spent Rs 43 lakh for his wife's treatment but lost her after a heart valve fell into her heart during a surgery at Hinduja hospital, Mumbai.

Bafna, in a complaint filed at the Maharashtra Medical Council, said that doctors had ...
  


Brahm Mohindra announces free chest X-ray facility for TB patients
INITIATED 'ACTIVE CASE FINDING' SCREENING PROGRAMME
29.12.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: In a bid to eliminate Tuberculosis from the State by 2025, the Punjab Government has launched the novel initiative of free X-Ray to diagnose suspected TB patients in all the government hospitals of the state. The State Government has in principle also decided to provide ...
  


32 Cataract surgeries conducted under torchlight, doctor suspended
ANOTHER MEDICAL MESS-UP
26.12.17 - TEAM PT

At least 32 people in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao were operated for cataract at a government hospital under torchlight on Monday night, prompting authorities to transfer the district’s top health official and suspend a doctor for negligence and violation of norms.
 
The patients, from rural areas in ...
  


Punjab govt issues fresh guidlines to check rise of dengue
PRIVATE PRACTITIONERS TO REPORT DENGUE CASES TO HEALTH DEPT.
20.10.17 - TEAM PT

OCTOBER 20: Determined to detect and prevent the outbreak of epidemics such as Dengue and Chikungunya, and expedite pre-emptive measures at early stages, the Health and Family Welfare Department today issued a set of fresh guidelines to the Indian Medical Association, Punjab and all private ...
  


Civil surgeons' performance will be evaluated on every fortnight: Brahm Mohindra
UNNECESSARY REFERRALS OF PATIENTS SHOULD BE AVOIDED
21.09.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to streamline working and the delivery of quality health services, The Punjab Government has made Civil Surgeons personally responsible on various accounts. Now the working of the Civil Surgeons would be evaluated on every fortnight, on the basis of set of guidelines, ...
  


Health Minister announces cashless Cancer treatment for children
‘Childhood Cancer Month’
15.09.17 - TEAM PT

Patiala: The Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra today announced to extend cashless cancer treatment for the children at the 18 empanelled hospitals during state level workshop on ‘paediatric oncology stakeholder sensitization’ for the stakeholder, Medical Officers and ANMs held at Patiala.
 
Addressing keynote today ...
  


Health minister questions the practice of referring case from one hospital to another
Orders In Depth Investigation Of All Such Cases
13.09.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare Minister has taken a serious note of the practice of referring one patient to another hospital and ordered an in depth investigation of all such cases where the patients have been referred to another hospitals on one pretext or ...
  


Bengaluru man plays guitar while doctors perform surgery on his brain
20.07.17 - TEAM PT

In the first ever Live Brain Circuit Surgery performed in India, doctors operated on a musician as he strummed his guitar. Surgeons carefully burnt parts of his brain to relieve the young musician of a neurological movement disorder that cramped fingers on his left hand.
 
The ...
  


10-year-old Rape victim will have to carry pregnancy to term after Chandigarh Court rejects abortion plea
19.07.17 - TEAM PT

A Chandigarh district court has refused to allow a 10-year-old girl, who got pregnant after her uncle allegedly raped her multiple times over seven months, abort her 26-week old foetus.
 
According to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, medical termination of pregnancy is allowed up to ...
  



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