09.10.2015 (18)

Recently a team of doctors from Orange City Hospital & Research Institute conducted a health Check up camp at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan’s BP Vidya & Bal Mandir, Civil Lines branch, Trimurti Nagar Branch and Ashti branch Nagpur.

Team of doctors screened more than 7500 students and staff and addressed various medical issues like general health, hygiene lifestyle diseases etc. Team of doctors comprising Dr. Upendra Kumar, Dr. Deepak Dongre, Dr. Noorul Amin, Dr. Roshan Jawadekar, Dr. Shubhangi Chaudhary, Dr. Lokesh, Dr. Nisha, Dr. Snehal, Dr. Mumtaz, Dr. Komal, Dr. Nitesh, Dr. Nitin and Dr. Manisha screened the students. Sister Harsha Chopkar, Sister Sonu Pise and Shri Ganesh Iyer assisted the doctors in this camp.

On this occasion Dr. Anup Marar, Director, , OCHRI said OCHRI boasts of one of the best Pediatric and Neonatal Care Unit. As a Corporate Social Responsibility, OCHRI regularly organize the pediatric outreach program endeavors in all encompassing health activities including School Health Surveys, Behavioral disorders detection and management, adolescent health and disability detection and correction camps. These camps ultimately help in reducing morbidity & mortality in student groups as well as local community. In addition, regular, sustained school health examinations help to build a sound foundation for student’s future. Under this “ Agli Peedhi” program, School Health Checkup is being regularly conducted on a campaign basis by a team of doctors every year.

Smt. Anju Butani, Principal, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School, Civil Lines, Smt. Parvati Iyer, Principal, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School, Trimurti Nagar and Smt. Vandana Bisen, Principal, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School, Ashti thanked OCHRI management for this proactive gesture. Mrs. Balbir Kaur, Mr. Sanjay Deshpande, Mr. Sagar Hande from Bhavans School worked hard for the success of this medical checkup camp.

Intersted schools can contact Dr.Deepak Dongre, Incharge- Agli Peedhi, OCHRI for such school health check programs.

Basic administrative reforms essential before contemplating PPP model in Health care- Nair


A Brain storming session on health status of Maharashtra- Vision 2025 was organized by Nagpur Regional branch of Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishtan in Rashtrabhasha Sankul, Shankar Nagar Nagpur yesterday to commemorate 75th birthday of Shri. Sharad Pawar. Renowned speakers and thinkers of Maharashtra presented their view on various topics.

Dr. Shyam Ashtekar, Ex-Director- Health Division Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University( Nashik), Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra, Chairman – Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (Karad), Shri Uday Bhaskar Nair, Chairman- Orange City Hospital & Research Institute (Nagpur), Dr. Subhash Salunkhe, Senior Advisor-Public Health Foundation India( Pune), Dr. Satish Gogulwar, Founder- ‘Amhi Amchya Arogyasathi’ (Gadchiroli) , Dr Anant Phadke, Co-Coordinator- People Health Movement( Pune), Dr. Mahesh Zagade, IAS, Metropolitan Commissioner & CEO- Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (Pune)spoke on various topics.

At the outset Shri. Girish Gandhi welcomed the speakers and gathering while Shri. Sharad Kale introduced the speakers. Professor Suresh Dwadashiwar, Senior Journalist, Littérateur and Thinker inaugurated the program.

Speaking on “The Private Health Sector & PPP model”; Shri.Udaybhaskar Nair, Chairman, Orange City Hospital & Research Institute highlighted the pros and cons of PPP model in health care. An extensively well researched topic, his lecture was immensely appreciated. In the absence of a robust state-funded health infrastructure providing free care, citizens have no option but to seek out private facilities. Moreover, one episode of hospitalization is estimated to account for 58% of per capita annual expenditure, pushing 2.2% of the population below the poverty line. Still, 80% of households prefer to use private sector treatment in India for minor illnesses, and 75% of households prefer to go to the private sector for major illnesses. There is no reward for hard working quality doctors in government setups, then why will they stick there? He lamented. Wherein government institutions were once looked upon as a centre where newer modalities, rare and difficult management options could be tried and tested; this concept has completely eloped the system due to dearth of honestly involved and interested individuals. He quoted WHO reform strategies including (I) alternative financing (user-fees, health insurance, community financing, private sector investment); (ii) institutional management (autonomy to hospitals, monitoring and management by local government agencies, contracting); (iii) public sector reforms (civil service reforms, capacity building, productivity improvement); and (iv) collaboration with the private sector (public/private partnerships, joint ventures). Lastly he added that a government that fails to deliver quality social services due to lack of basic administrative capacity would not be able to contract either clinical or non-clinical services. The first step must be to improve basic administrative systems.

The gathering was well attended by all concerned Nagpurians. Shri Ajay Patil, Dr. Pramod Munghate, Dr. Pankaj Bhoyar, Dr. Komal Thakre, Shri. Ramesh Borkute, Shri. Sameer Saraf and all other worked hard for the success of this novel deliberation.

Tribal students justify the confidence reposed on them by Government


100% result!!

The RANM First year results of the Maharashtra Nursing Council, Mumbai brought cheers & laurels to the Kalyani Nursing School. KNS students registers 100% results in the recently declared results for July 2015 examination. Kalyani Nursing School’s RANM (2014 batch) registered 100 % passing result in the 1st year exam conducted in July 2015. Recently the Maharashtra Nursing Council, Mumbai declared the result of Revised Auxiliary Nursing & Midwifery (RANM) in which all the students of Kalyani Nursing School passed the RANM 1st year examination with flying colors. On this occasion Dr. Usha Nair, Director, Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited and Dr.Anup Marar, Director, Orange City Hospital & Research Institute congratulated all the students and teaching faculty of KNS. Kalyani Nursing School is the nursing education wing of Orange City Hospital & Research Institute.


Dr. Usha Nair, Director, RNHPL, stated that “The ranking is a credit to the skill, persistence, creativity and experience of our faculty at KNS and OCHRI, which allows its trainee nurses to work in a variety of multicultural health care settings”. “The school took special care of the tribal students for their preparations. It has helped in increasing their overall results. For instance, out of the 19 students who appeared for the examination, 1 have secured distinction while 15 have secured 1st division and 3 have secured 2nd division.” She further added.

Dr.Anup Marar, Director, OCHRI added that “This is an impressive achievement that is acquired only with team effort, support, commitment and plain simple hard work. He added that 20 Tribal students of Vidarbha region had been admitted to this RANM Nursing course at Kalyani Nursing School, Nagpur in 2014. 10 students from Nagpur District, 5 from Chandrapur district, 3 from Gadchiroli district and 2 students from Deori division were given admission to RANM nursing course through the Tribal Project offices of these respective divisions. This result justifies the confidence of Tribal Commisionerate, Nagpur Division wherein if given proper platform, tribal students can flourish and perform in exemplary manner. He added that out of all batches till date, this exclusive batch is the best and their placement will not be an issue at all!


Kalyani Nursing School attached to Orange City Hospital & Research Institute has been approved and recognized by Maharashtra Nursing Council and Indian Nursing Council (INC), and the RANM course is conducted strictly as per the rules and regulations laid down by MNC & INC.

Shri.Udaybhaskar Nair, Chairman, NAIRSONS Group complimented Dr.Noorul Ameen, Coordinator, KNS, Shri. Roy Thomas, GM (HRD), Smt. Jyotsna Bhujbal, Principal, Smt. Kanchan Bante and Smt. Rani Dongre, Tutors for the inimitable performance. He also thanked all competent authorities of Maharashtra Nursing Council and Tribal Development Commisionerate, Nagpur Division for the confidence reposed and rendering timely guidance.

OCHRI’s Burns & Emergency Unit backs Mega Cracker show

Craker show 1

Orange City Hospital & Research Institute’s Medical & Ambulance services was sought by Hitavada, Nagpur for providing emergency medical services for the “Twinkle Club- Cracker Show” organized at Crazy Castle, Nagpur on 18.11.2015.

Hitavada has organized a Mega Cracker Show for the Twinkle Club members & their family. OCHRI’s ambulance along with medical team escorted & backed the entire event from 7.30pm to 10pm and provided on site medical services.

Shri. Abhishek Vaidya, Organizer of event applauded the efforts of OCHRI management and thanked for this unique Social gesture at the venue and emergency medical backup for the program. He added that OCHRI is has gained confidence of Central India in view of its advanced burns management services backed by needed ancillary support services apart from having a Skin bank.

On this occasion Dr. Anup Marar, Director, OCHRI stated that “As a corporate social responsibility; Orange City Hospital & Research Institute is always ready to provide medical services for any event or sports as we have a dedicated Emergency Medical Services department and other allied medical facilities under one roof. In past OCHRI had also provided its services in many National events.”


Dr. Pranshul Khare rendered his expert services along with Sr.Manju under supervision of Dr.Noorul Ameen, Senior Medical Officer Incharge for this endeavor.

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