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Health dept to set up 258 clinics for palkhi procession in Pune

India, June 9 -- Ahead of the Sant Tukaram Maharaj and Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj palkhi processions in the city, the state public health department will set up 258 Aapla Dawakhanas (health clinics) bot... Read More


Sassoon Hospital doctors fix youth's severed hand

India, June 9 -- In a rare feat, doctors at Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) and BJ Medical College (BJMC) attached the hand of a 22-year-old man that was severed after it got stuck inside a dough knead... Read More


Two arrested as Pune police bust sex determination racket in Baramati

India, June 9 -- The Pune rural police have busted an alleged sex determination racket and arrested two persons, including a suspended government medical officer, who were operating from an under-cons... Read More


Authorities encourage students to utilise mental health helpline

India, June 9 -- With the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Class 12 and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Class 10 results declared in Maharashtra recently, the public health department has urged s... Read More


Pune police bust sex determination racket in Baramati, two arrested

India, June 9 -- The Pune rural police have busted an alleged sex determination racket and arrested two persons, including a suspended government medical officer, who were operating from an under-cons... Read More


Pune civic body files FIR against quack

India, June 7 -- The Warje Malwadi police have booked a man for allegedly prescribing allopathic and homoeopathic medicines to patients sans qualification and registration with the Maharashtra Medical... Read More


How Kolhe beat Ajit Pawar's challenge in Shirur

India, June 6 -- The Shirur Lok Sabha constituency with a mix of rural and urban population backed NCP (SP) candidate Amol Kolhe for the second consecutive term over Shivajirao Adhalrao of NCP. Kolhe... Read More


Sassoon Hospital to come up with SOP to handle medico-legal cases

India, June 4 -- After lapses in handling of Porsche accident case, BJ Medical College (BJMC) and Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) have established a five-member committee to develop a standard operatin... Read More


SGH employees' association demands termination of service of Dr Taware

India, June 4 -- The Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) employees' association has demanded that Dr Ajay Taware -arrested in the Porsche crash case in Pune - be terminated from the service for alleged cor... Read More


BJMC dean warns against prescribing outside meds despite availability

India, June 3 -- After a probe initiated by the B J Medical College (BJMC) and Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) authorities found that visiting patients were being prescribed medicines from outside phar... Read More