Jehangir Hospital awarded platinum standing in stroke care
For excellence in stroke care, Jehangir Hospital in Pune has been awarded the Platinum standing for the fourth quarter of 2020 and the primary quarter of 2021 in succession.
The hospital is amongst seven hospitals within the nation that has obtained the Platinum award for 2 consecutive quarters, therefore turning into one among the many prime 10 hospitals for excellence in stroke care in India.
The World Stroke Organisation (WSO) has given this award to hospitals and stroke champions who’re dedicated to providing standardised and well timed therapy to stroke sufferers.
The Code stroke programme on the hospital was launched by, then head of the Emergency Division, Late Dr Fiyaz Pasha in 2015.
“Now we have an organised course of in place whereby emergency Physicians coordinate with Neurologists, Radiologists and intensivists to hasten the method of offering high quality care to any affected person presenting with a stroke to the Emergency Room. This award is recognition by the World Stroke Organisation for the environment friendly implementation of this course of, stated Dr Soumya Chandrasekhar, the Head of Emergency Division at Jehangir Hospital.
Jehangir Hospital CEO Vinod Sawantwadkar stated the hospital’s stroke programme was launched on World Stroke Day on October 29, 2011, for rehabilitating stroke sufferers. Since then, the hospital’s emergency division has saved many lives.
He added, “If the affected person reaches the hospital throughout the window interval of 180 minutes from the onset of the primary signs, they are often thrombolysed following which there’s a excessive chance of an entire reversal of the deficits suffered,” he stated.
The standards met by the hospital to get the platinum standing, contains door to needle time, door to groin time, recanalisation process price out of whole stroke incidence within the hospital, CT/MRI imaging procedures and others.
Freedom from Diabetes helped 10,000 diabetics
Freedom From Diabetes (FFD), an organisation working in direction of diabetes reversal, has helped 10,000 diabetics return to regular life. Individuals from over 30 nations have enrolled and skilled vital enchancment in well being and high quality of life along with freedom from treatment, FFD Founder Dr Pramod Tripathi stated.
FFD has achieved this feat as a part of its flagship programme referred to as the Intensive Reversal Program (IRP). The IRP is a web-based programme primarily based on 4 scientific protocols, specifically eating regimen, train, inner-transformation, and medical approaches, added Tripathi.
“Making 100,000 folks freed from diabetes medicines and insulin is a purpose which I’ve been engaged on for the final eight years. At FFD we observe a ‘Hello-Contact, Hello Tech’ method the place we’re consistently innovating on how sustainable behavioural change with follow and assist programs like group remedy, internal transformation, discovered optimism follow, identification change; supported by mentors, medical doctors, dieticians, train specialists, psychologists, and the most recent expertise may help in reaching the final word purpose of reversal.”
FFD has a cloud-based app referred to as the ‘FFD App’ the place customers enter their blood sugar readings, BP, and so on. for personalised monitoring by the group. Apart from, patient-specific eating regimen and workout routines are additionally uploaded repeatedly on the app.
COVID-19 preparedness stays a problem for poor, rural households: Survey
A yr and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, a survey performed by Sambodhi Panels, an initiative launched by Sambodhi Analysis, offers a brand new perception into the preparedness of India’s susceptible sections of society because the nation tries to beat the devastation brought on by the second wave of the pandemic and prepares to satisfy a distinctly attainable third wave.
Sambodhi, a analysis organisation providing evidence-driven insights to stakeholders in international growth, performed this survey in July throughout 10 states: Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Gujarat.
Among the many 7,116 households surveyed, solely round 20 per cent had thermometers and about 50 per cent had over-the-counter medicine out there to deal with signs like fever, headache.
Nonetheless, solely 9 per cent of the households had oximeters whereas a dismal three per cent had entry to oxygen cylinders.
Additionally, 40 per cent of the respondents have been conscious of medical suppliers/retailers close by to entry, in case that they had COVID signs. The respondents additionally confirmed a lack of awareness on when to hospitalize a COVID constructive particular person.
Whereas near all respondents, 95 per cent, have been in a position to affiliate not less than one of many early signs to COVID comparable to fever, dry cough, problem respiratory and complications, solely 18 per cent of respondents related diarrhoea with COVID and a fewer quantity, 4 per cent and a pair of per cent, with conjunctivitis and pores and skin rashes, respectively.
“Given how dynamic the course of this pandemic is, we can not afford intensive lead instances that accompany major surveys. We want a speedy era of information insights to satisfy pressing response wants in disaster conditions. Additional, we want information assortment throughout time intervals to have the ability to examine traits and forecast to have the ability to plan for the long run,” stated Sambodhi co-founder Swapnil Shekhar.