Fortis Escorts Jaipur Observes World AIDS Day with HIV-positive Children.

Furthering its commitment to HIV/AIDS patients, especially children, Fortis Escorts Jaipur today observed the World AIDS Day with a host of activities and cultural programme. The hospital organised a special screening of the latest Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘2.0’ for the HIV-positive children at Inox Crystal Palm.“Fortis Escorts have always deemed informal interactions as extension of its medical services. As a result, we are now into the sixth year of organising camps, activities, and cultural programme for HIV-positive children. This not only gives a fillip to their morale but also is an attempt to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS in the society. It is one

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Conference on Future Healthcare in India concludes with Promise of Inclusive Delivery

Jaipur. With the aim of providing a platform for educating and enabling open discourse on the state of tomorrow’s healthcare systems, leading health sector management University, IIHMR, concluded the 23rd edition of its flagship annual event, Pradanya 2018, with power-packed debates on breakthrough technologies, transformations, innovations and discoveries and their impact on current and future models of medical service delivery. Speeches were imparted by some of the most prominent minds in the sector including Dr Indu Bhushan, CEO, Ayushman Bharat: National Health Protection Mission, Shri Naveen Jain, Mission Director for the National Health Mission, Government of Rajasthan, Dr. Anil Agarwal, Health Specialist, UNICEF Rajasthan,

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A Knee Replacement Surgery Performed on a 100 Years Old Lady Patient

When does a person become old? This is a philosophical question and when this question was put to Chanchalben Sukhlal Shah who was born on 17th of Feb. 1919; she said, “When you dwell only in the past – that is old.” She came to meet Dr. Nilen Shah at S. R. Mehta Hospital; 3 weeks ago; limping badly as her knees were hurting. This was the first time Dr. Shah was examining a 100-year-old patient with knee pain, was talking to her and her relatives; explaining that to relieve her pain a knee replacement would be required. Without batting an eyelid, Chanchalben asked

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Dr. Krishna Reddy, joins ACCESS Health India as its New Country Director

The global health nonprofit ACCESS Health International today announced the appointment of Dr. Krishna Reddy as the new Country Director of ACCESS Health India. Dr. Reddy has a long and distinguished career in India and is known internationally as a pioneer in comprehensive primary care, digital health, and integrated care. “I can think of no better person than Dr. Reddy to lead our work in India and in other emerging economies. He has been a friend and supporter of ACCESS Health for many years, even helping us set up our first office in Hyderabad more than ten years ago,” said ACCESS Health Chair and

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Amway enters the herbal skincare market with the launch of A new ‘Attitude Be Bright Herbals’ range

Kota. Amway India, the country’s largest FMCG direct selling company, today announced its foray into the herbal skincare market with the launch of the ‘Attitude Be Bright Herbals’ range. The new skincare range from Attitude brings together the goodness of botanicals combined with modern research in a way which appeals to the youth. With the new range, Amway is aiming to tap the high potential INR 2000 cr herbal skincare segment in India. Announcing the launch of Attitude Be Bright Herbals range, Mr. Anshu Budhraja, CEO, Amway India, said, “At Amway, our focus has been on offering products that address the needs of the

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Merck foundation acknowledged the First Lady of Central African Republic for her efforts as “Merck more than a Mother” Ambassador in Central African Republic -C.A.R.

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany underscored their commitment to build healthcare capacity in Central African Republic – C.A.R. during their high level meeting with The Head of State, H.E. FAUSTIN-ARCHANGE TOUADÉRA. The discussion led by Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG and the Chairman of Merck Foundation Board of Trustees and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation to explain and discuss the programs which launched on the same day in partnership with The First Lady and ministry of Health of C.A.R. H.E. FAUSTIN-ARCHANGE TOUADÉRA, the President of Central African Republic emphasized, “Central

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Fortis Escorts Heart Institute performs Heart valve repair without open heart surgery for the first time in India

New Delhi. For the first time in India, a team of doctors led by Dr Ashok Seth, supported by Professor Saibal Kar of Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, successfully performed the catheter based procedure of MitraClip to repair a leaking heart valve without surgery in a 69-years old gentleman who was suffering from repeated heart failure and in whom open heart surgery was not possible. The patient had previous bypass surgery 13-years ago and more recently his heart was getting enlarged due to a severely leaking valve leading to breathlessness and heart failure. Till now, open heart surgery with repair

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Conference on Breakthrough Technologies and Transformation toward Future Healthcare

Jaipur. Experts from home and all over the world in the fields of healthcare, pharmaceuticals and allied industries are set to converge at IIHMR University’s Jaipur campus at the 23rd version of its celebrated annual conference, Pradanya, present the vision of the future healthcare by delivering and educating the audience about breakthrough technologies, transformations, innovations and discoveries as well as discussing existing healthcare models and best practices, from the 29th of November, 2018 to the 1st of December, 2018. The event will see participation from Dr Chandrakant Lahariya, Technical Officer- Health: Care, Access & Protection’ WHO India, VP, IPE, Global Limited, Dr.GauravThukral, Dr.Jayesh Jani,

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Rapid weight gain of any kind is a red flag for obesity, says expert

Jaipur. The World Obesity Federation recognizes obesity as a “chronic, relapsing, progressive disease process, [that is] also one of the major risk factors for diabetes.”Currently, India’s population is the third-most obese in the world. Andby 2030, nearly one-fifth of total diabetic cases globally will belong to India. On their own, both obesity and diabetes are serious conditions that can lead to severe complications. When combined, “diabesity” can have repercussions that can damage patient health and quality of life. Patients with diabesity have seven-fold increase in mortality when compared to healthy individuals. In Rajasthan, obesity is growing rapidly across both men and women, and in

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First Naturopathy Day Organized throughout the country

The first Naturopathy Day declared by the Ayush Ministry of Government of India was organized on 18th November at Delhi’s Dr. Ambedkar International Center by INO in association with Ministry of AYUSH. On this occasion Hon’ble AYUSH Minister, Shri Shripad Naik said under the able guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, the AYUSH Ministry is introducing many schemes to spread the Naturopathy Treatment in different provinces out of which Pune, Goa, Delhi, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh are a few provinces where the work on building Natural Clinics is already in progress. We wish that the common people should easily benefit

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