~ Delhi to Chennai, a journey from Despair to Hope ~ Gleneagles Global Health City (GGHC), a leading multi-organ transplant centre in Asia successfully performed India’s first liver and kidney transplant during the Covid-19 pandemic with help from two live donors. 35-year-old Mr. Mittal was airlifted to GGHC from Delhi with a medical history of a renal failure & chronic liver… Continue reading "First Successful combined Liver and Kidney Transplant (Live Donor) in India During Pandemic"
Category: Medical News
There are many who certify that Homoeopathy can do wonders in cases of skin related viral diseases. A case study published recently in AYUHOM , the Research Journal of North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy, Shillong illustrates this point. The case study has been authored by Sangita Saha, Reader, Department of Organon of Medicine and Mahakas Mandal, Post Graduate… Continue reading "Healing touch of Homoeopathy for Skin Diseases"
As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in most countries of WHO South-East Asia Region, World Health Organization has called for stronger collective efforts by one and all to curtail the virus transmission; while also urging countries to plan for efficient roll out of COVID-19 vaccines as soon as they are available. “Like the rest of the world, the Region continues… Continue reading "Collectively Strengthen Pandemic Response; Plan For COVID-19 Vaccination: WHO"
The Internet and Mobile Association of India [IAMAI], on behalf of its members, has welcomed the Health Data Management Policy by National Digital Health Mission (NDHM). Digitization of healthcare facilities is critical for the last mile delivery of such basic services and this announcement strengthens the vision of a vibrant Digital India. The association welcomes the Health Data Management Policy… Continue reading "Health Data Management Policy Great Improvement Over DISHA Regulations: IAMAI"
Building on the learnings from the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Ministers of Health and Finance from Asia Pacific countries, including from the WHO South-East Asia Region have committed to build and finance resilient health systems with Universal Health Coverage at the centre of it. ‘For every dollar invested in universal health coverage, the return is delivered many times over –… Continue reading "Asia Pacific Health and Finance Ministers Commit to Building Stronger Health Systems"
The prohibition on export of various medical items such as PPE Coveralls, 2/3 Ply masks, Face Shields, Sanitizers (except when exported in containers with dispenser pumps), Hydroxychloroquine API and its formulations, 13 other Pharmaceutical APIs and its formulations and Ventilators has been removed. While export of Diagnostic Kits, N-95/FFP2 masks is currently restricted, their export is allowed subject to a… Continue reading "Export of Medical Items"
DayToDay Health expands its presence in South India, partners with Hyderabad’s leading healthcare chain OMNI Hospitals
With this association, the MIT-backed healthtech brand aims to provide its virtual care platform for COVID-19 patients Health-tech startup DaytoDay Health, which provides personalised technology-based solutions to patients to guide, help and assist patients through pre and post-surgery care, today launched its virtual COVID platform for OMNI Hospitals, Hyderabad. The digital healthcare platform is customized to give patients with COVID-19… Continue reading "DayToDay Health expands its presence in South India, partners with Hyderabad’s leading healthcare chain OMNI Hospitals"
Grundfos reports half-year result for 2020. Organic Sales declined 8.3% Net turnover of DKK 12.3 billion Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of DKK 1,067 million, a decrease of 9.3% compared to 2019 The pandemic has had a significant impact on markets globally in the first half of 2020. Grundfos has seen lower activity in all markets globally. However, there… Continue reading "Satisfactory financial performance despite the COVID-19 pandemic"
Five out of six World Health Organization regions are now wild polio-free Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are proud to announce an historic public health achievement as the World Health Organization’s African region is now certified wild poliovirus-free. The milestone comes four years after Nigeria – the last polio-endemic country in Africa – recorded… Continue reading "Rotary congratulates African region on becoming wild poliovirus-free"
Practo’s telemedicine platform witnessed a 165% increase in Gastroenterology last year and one of the most widely discussed topics was hepatitis. Considered a serious public health problem in India, viral hepatitis places a huge social and economic burden on the affected individual, family as well as the health system. It becomes important to detect it early on and prevent it from progressing… Continue reading "World Hepatitis Day"