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Deepak Sawant

Health minister’s grandchildren vaccinated with MRV

One-and-a-half crore children in the state have been inoculated so far.

14 Dec 2018 2:02 AM

Thackeray insurance to be executed

Sawant said that this scheme has been approved on June 7, 2016 by the state cabinet.

01 Dec 2018 2:11 AM

778 societies prosecuted for not preventing mosquito breeding

The BMC has appealed Mumbaikars to observe one dry day per week as regards domestic water storage.

28 Nov 2018 1:07 AM

State to form task force to curb child obesity

The government also plans to set up dedicated metabolic institutes in state-run hospitals for doctors to study obesity-related ailments.

15 Oct 2018 2:30 AM

Amitabh Bachchan’s swachh spectacle!

Deepak was spraying water on Bachchan’s hair to keep it taut, when some water hit Bachchan’s face and his spectacles.

04 Oct 2018 12:31 AM


Number of deaths due to swine flu on rise

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been assigned the work to report the supply and usage of tablets.

30 Sep 2018 5:30 AM

Nipah: Maharashtra govt takes preventive steps

Isolation wards are being set up in hospitals as a precautionary measure.

23 May 2018 1:43 AM

NRHM doctors, medical staff call off stir

According to the protesters, the ministers assured their representatives that their issues would be sorted within three months.

19 May 2018 1:32 AM

New site and app fetching positive results

While 25,000 to 30,000 liver transplants are needed annually in India, only about 1,500 are performed.

02 May 2018 2:03 AM

Free chemo now in district hospitals

Physicians and nurses of these hospitals will be imparted training at Tata Hospital from next month.

07 Apr 2018 2:13 AM


Training must to run sonography centres: Deepak Sawant

Health minister Dr Deepak Sawant has instructed that it be implemented within three months.

02 Apr 2018 1:18 AM

Government to build sanatorium for cancer patients in Govandi

Shiv Sena MLA Ulhas Patil moved a calling attention motion on the increasing number of the patients who are suffering from cancer in the state.

27 Mar 2018 6:17 AM

Minister: Now hookah bars to come under anti-tobacco drive

The Council discussed the problem of rising tobacco addiction in the state.

24 Mar 2018 5:48 AM

Asha and Anganwadi workers to keep tab on rural women’s health

The workers will teach expecting mothers on what to do if the newborn is malnourished.

09 Mar 2018 2:54 AM

Will set up TB research centre at JJ Hospital, says Sawant

Ms Gaikwad represents Dharavi assembly segment, which is consist of Dharavi slum area.

01 Mar 2018 2:17 AM


Police failed to implement COTPA: Health minister

Tobacco use among minors (15-17 years of age) has risen from 2.9 to 5.5 per cent.

09 Dec 2017 2:50 AM

Minister announces SOPs for state, civic hospitals

Dr Sawant had praised Kerala for the fast strides it made in the health sector.

04 Nov 2017 2:42 AM

Skill training for rural health care launched

The step closely follows the recent death of 55 infants in the Nashik civil hospital.

04 Nov 2017 2:33 AM

State health ministry forms panel to curb malnourished children’s deaths

The committee will assess the queries regarding the neonatal fatalities in the state and civic-run hospitals.

09 Sep 2017 2:43 AM

Swine flu continues to haunt the state

According to a state health department source, 60 per cent of swine –flu deaths were registered in the high risk category.

19 Aug 2017 1:23 AM