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Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital expands life support beds, adds 20 Ventilators at its facility


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Mr Ness Wadia having funtime with kids

On the occasion of the 5th birthday of conjoined twins Riddhi-Siddhi, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital (BJWHC) today added 20 ventilators in the NICU. The addition of ventilators makes BJWHC the largest pediatric hospital in Asia having 70 standalone ventilator beds. This is expected to address the gap of the long waiting list of patients due to non-availability of ventilators in the city. Read more

People Queue Up at Columbia Asia Hospital Screening Camp for Treatment of Neurological Disorders


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

People from Patiala and nearby regions flocked to a free screening camp organized by Columbia Asia Hospital in high numbers on 8th and 9th of this month for medical consultation, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders.

The camp was organized not only to treat patients but also to spread awareness and educate people about these disorders.

Doctors provided free medical consultation from morning 9 AM to 1:30 AM on over 15 neurological disorders, including stroke, brain hemorrhage, epilepsy, migraine, vertigo, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neurotoxic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and many others

“People have come in good numbers. Doctors have provided free consultation to 105people in the past two days. Neurological disorders are associated with social stigma and it is difficult for people to come out in open and go for medical consultation. Therefore, it felt all the more good to see people coming out of their closets and discuss their problems” said Dr. Satwant Sachdeva, Consultant Neurologist, Columbia Asia Hospital, Patiala.

Around 3 crore people in India suffer from neurological disorders, with an approximate prevalence of 2400 people per lakh population. Although there seems to be lack of data on a number of neurological disorders in Patiala, but an independent study published in 2015 for epilepsy, reported prevalence of over 7 persons per 1000 people,  while it showed a crude incidence rate of around 60 per  lakh population. In the given scenario, people need to be more aware of various neurological disorders prevalent so that they can go for the proper treatment and help those who are suffering from these diseases. Read more

Columbia Asia Hospital Visits DPSGI School to Spread Awareness on Deworming amongst Kids


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Observing the National Deworming Day, Dr. Sumit Gupta, Consultant Paediatrician, from Columbia Asia Hospital, Ghaziabad, visited DPSGI School to breakdown the importance of deworming for good health. Breaking down the subject and making it easy for kids, he explained how anaemia, malnourishment, impaired mental and physical development are caused by worm infections, which are transmitted to kids from soil. Read more

Relaxo CSR Project with Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Relaxo Foundation and Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital have signed MoU on 15th Jan’18 to implement jointly developed 3-year long project ‘Nayan’ in the Tijara block of Alwar district. The project will provide comprehensive quality and sustainable Eye care services from primary to secondary level to more than 2.5 lakh people of 187 villages of Tijara block.

The long term project goal is to create a positive and facilitative environment for positive health seeking behaviour in the under privileged sections so that early identification and treatment of ‘Avoidable Blindness’ is made possible in a self-sustainable quality oriented delivery system which furthers the  goal of Vision 2020.

According to Census of India 2011, out of total 121 crore population, approximately 1.21 crore are visually impaired. The main causes of blindness in India are Cataract (62.6%) Refractive Error (19.70%) Corneal Blindness (0.90%), Glaucoma (5.80%), Surgical Complication (1.20%) Posterior Capsular Opacification (0.90%) Posterior Segment Disorder (4.70%), Others (4.19%) Estimated National Prevalence of Childhood Blindness /Low Vision is 0.80 per thousand. Read more

Shilpa Shetty Discharged from hospital


By Kaushal Punatar E-mail: kaushalpunatar@gmail.com, Mob: 00919867655802, 00919820746494

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