Monday, 7 July 2014

Monsoon diseases on a rise in L Ward, Kurla in Mumbai

Kohinoor Hospital and BMC hold awareness workshop for private doctors


Mumbai, : Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in association with Kohinoor Hospital held a malaria and dengue awareness workshop for doctors and general physicians of L Ward. More than 80 private practitioners gathered at Kohinoor Hospital, Kurla, to learn about preventive measures for keeping monsoon diseases at bay. The workshop was about preparing doctors to combat diseases occurring in this season. L’ward is one of the worst hit zones in terms of malaria and dengue cases.

The session involved briefing by Dr. Sanjay Phunde, Medical Health Officer, BMC, L Ward Kurla.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Phunde said, “We are glad to organize this workshop with Kohinoor Hospital. With the dreaded monsoon diseases on rise, it is important for BMC to brief the doctors about preventive care and treatment”.

Dr. Indrajeet Chakraborty, Head of Administration, Kohinoor Hospital, said“Our hospital follows unique ‘disease prevention and treatment’ model and we appreciate BMC for such initiative. This briefing will help private doctors to curb the rise by taking appropriate actions”

About Kohinoor Hospital
Kohinoor Hospital is part of the well-known and fast growing Mumbai based Kohinoor Group. Kohinoor Hospital is Asia’s firsthospital to be awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation with a Platinum rating as a green building under the Green Building Rating System. The hospital has also been certified with National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). It is a 175-bed capacity multi-specialty hospital, located at Kohinoor City, Kurla-Vidyavihar. The hospital is equipped with world-class medical equipment and technology.

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