Sindagi suffers from lack of doctors

The government hospital, PHCs and sub-centres of Sindagi taluk deprive of  specialised doctors and  medical staff.  By Manasvi Gupta Samshed Begum Mullah of Ganihar village in Sindagi had to undergo her surgery in another district after suffering from a heart attack because of unavailability of doctors in her taluk. Sindagi has 76.82 per cent vacancy […]

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Untracked NCD data more deadly than NCD

Medically relevant information, especially pertaining to non- communicable diseases (NCD) is missing in hospitals of the city. This makes it difficult for epidemiological research, diagnosis and further treatment. By Manasvi Gupta The rising burden of lethal diseases- the NCDs; unlike malaria and TB are overlooked by the governing authorities. NCDs like Cardiovascular Diseases, Cancer, Hypertension, Diabetes […]

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“Heal a Heart”, Free Angioplasty Project.

Preference to be given to poor people, younger patients, and sole breadwinners of a family. By Praveena Parthiban Bangalore, Feb. 5, 2019. Angioplasty, a medical procedure that unblocks coronary arteries and restores blood flow to the heart, is being done for free for economically underprivileged patients under the campaign ‘Heal a Heart’. This program started […]

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