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Pritha Chatterjee


Pritha Chatterjee is a journalist and research assistant in the department of social and behavioural sciences, at Harvard University.

Liver transplant wing open,KEM yet to apply for licence
Thu, Jun 24, 2010

Even though the King Edward Memorial Hospital announced its subsidised liver transplant programme,nearly a month ago,the hospital is yet to send an application for licence to the State Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee.

To fight swine-flu,civic hospitals vaccinate suspected patients
Tue, Jun 22, 2010

In an attempt to tackle H1N1 cases in the city,the civic hospitals will administer Tamiflu to suspected swine-flu patients,without waiting for confirmation reports.

Tracking monsoon
Sun, Jun 20, 2010

The first showers are usually associated with getting drenched,and coming home to the regular chai pakodas. But for some nature enthusiasts,the onset of monsoon spells adventures.

Pregnant woman slips,falls off train,dies
Sat, Jun 19, 2010

A pregnant woman died on Thursday after she slipped and fell off a train at Dadar railway terminus.

H1N1 vaccine: two dizzy after,many shaky before
Wed, Jun 16, 2010

Two nurses of Kasturba Hospital had complained of dizziness after taking the H1N1 vaccine on June 12. One felt faint immediately after the shot; the other complained eight hours later...

Unsafe drugs are still sold ‘over the counter’
Wed, Jun 16, 2010

Some drugs with proven side effects,banned in several developed nations,continue to be sold ‘over the counter’ at several chemists in the city.

CRY joins hands with hotels to fight child labour
Tue, Jun 15, 2010

When Parikshit Jha (48) went out for dinner with his family this Saturday,he did more than satiate his palate.

Can take stigma,give us promised homes: leprosy colony residents
Mon, Jun 14, 2010

With monsoon making its annual visit,the residents of Pushpavihar Leprosy Colony in Dahisar are waiting for authorities to fulfill their 30-year-old promise of providing new homes to them.

Ahead of donation day,city blood banks run dry
Sun, Jun 13, 2010

A month after the Shiv Sena’s record-breaking blood donation drive in Goregaon,some banks in the city are already running short of blood.

H1N1 patient open to visits,no check on contacts
Tue, Jun 08, 2010

An H1N1 patient was moved out of the ICU of Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital in Sion on Monday and kept in a room easily accessible to any visitor.

New vaccine doses arrive,but no takers for first set
Sun, Jun 06, 2010

A day after the civic-run Kasturba Hospital received 2,000 doses of the indigenous H1N1 vaccine...

New vaccine doses arrive,but no takers for first set
Sat, Jun 05, 2010

A day after the civic-run Kasturba Hospital received 2,000 doses of the indigenous H1N1 vaccine,doctors at the hospital admitted that the earlier batch of imported vaccines meant for vaccination of healthcare professionals remained untouched.

Now,donate your blood to yourself
Fri, Jun 04, 2010

Forty-nine-year-old Dharmesh Shetty was apprehensive about his joint replacement surgery when doctors told him about the significant blood loss during the procedure.

Power at Bombay Hospital partially restored; patients still complain
Wed, Jun 02, 2010

Thirty-six-year-old Yasmeen Khan who travelled from Goregaon on Tuesday to get the ulcers on her feet operated at the Bombay Hospital was in for a disappointment after it was postponed to June 12 without prior notification.