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mcgm36 FATALITIES DUE TO MALARIA IN THE CITY Another challenge for the MCGM is to tackle the increasing cases of malaria. MCGM additional commissioner Manisha Patankar informed that the patients who are detected positive for Malaria are mostly from slum areas and the civic officials are constantly keeping a watch in these areas. She further informed that the number fatalities last year was 38 while this year it is 36. MCGM Health officer Dr Jairaj Thanekar further stated that the civic body does fumigation post the rains. He said that in the month of August, blood samples of 70000 people were collected out of which 50000 were tested positive. NO NEED FOR REMOVING UTERUS A NEW TECHNIQUE INTRODUCED BY KEM HOSPITAL In a recently held press conference, Dean of KEM hospital Dr Sanjay Oak informed that they has incorporated a unique technology called ETA through which the uterus of women patients can be treated at a cost of Rs 1500. Dr Sanjay Oak informed that usually at the age of 45 onwards, many women have to get their uterus removed due to various health problems. To get operated, they have to pay rupees 20000 to 30000.

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