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Lions Club of Mysore Classic has set up, 'Lion Oxygen Bank' for patients and it will start functioning from Jan. 10 at Kiran Nursing Home, M.G. Road, near Siddappa Square, here. (Mob: 98800 09050).

Empty oxygen cylinders along with flow meter etc, will be issued to the needy patients. Application in the prescribed format should be submitted to the in-charge, Lions Oxygen Bank, Kiran Nursing Home, Mysore, and the same to be counter-signed either by President or Secretary or Treasurer of any of the Lions Club of Mysore as a security support or Rs. 6,000 should be deposited in cash as a security deposit, which will be refunded after the return of the cylinder and accessories in good condition. In case of damage,...


The Government has accorded the much-awaited autonomy to the Mysore Medical College in Mysore. The order to this effect will be issued on Tuesday (Jan. 2) as today and tomorrow are holidays. Already, Government Medical College and Dental College in Bangalore have got the autonomy. Now the head of the college will be empowered to take policy decisions and recruit teaching and other staff. The college can seek aid from other organisations directly.

Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, MMC Principal Dr. B.C. Vastrad said that the IT/BT Secretary M.N. Vidya Shankar, who is also in-charge of Medical Education and Director of Medical Education Dr. Ramanand Shetty visited MMC and K.R. Hospital yesterday and held discussion...


Rotary Mysore has organised a talk by Dr. Prema Rao, Associate Professor in Language Pathology, AIISH, on 'Learning disability in children' on the 28th December 2006 at 7 pm at the Rotary Centre on JLB Road.


In view of the shortage of at least 6,000 anaesthesiologists in the country, the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists' (ISA) will be setting up a College of Anaesthesians, said Dr. B. Radhakrishnan, President of the Society.

He was speaking at the 54th annual national conference of anaesthesiologists held at JSS Dental College in city yesterday.

"The Society will be opening the college with private participation, producing a few thousand anaesthesiologists every year," Dr. Radhakrishnan said and added that anaesthesiologists were...



A one-day workshop was held in JSS Medical College premises today as part of the four-day 54th National Conference of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists — ISACON 2006.

The conference will be inaugurated at 5.30 pm tomorrow by Dr. V.S. Acharya, Minister for Medical Education. About 4,000 delegates from India and abroad are taking part in the event.

Dr. B.D. Satyanarayana, Medical Superintendent, Krishnarajendra Hospital inaugurated the workshop this morning,...


Mysore Race Club Charitable Eye Hospital has good news for those who have lost their eye-sight and are in search of eye-donors.


The programme of administering pulse polio vaccine has been arranged in the District on January 7 and 11, 2007.

The above information was disclosed by Dr. P.K. Srinivas, District Health and Family Welfare Department at a recent meeting to review the pulse polio programme, chaired by Deputy Commissioner S. Selvakumar. Area awareness campaign will be done door-to-door for three days in the urban areas and two days in the village.

Mysore City Corporation will draw an action plan with the help of its Health Department and discharge the total responsibility for implementing the programme in the city. The medical staff of the Corporation will extend the needed support, said Dr. Srinivas....



A hi-tech mobile dental unit was donated to JSS Dental College and Hospital by The Rotary Foundation and Rotary Club of Mysore Midtown at a function held on Dec. 11 in the college here.

District Governor Rtn. S. Sadananda Chatra, Rotary International, District 3180, handed over the mobile dental clinic keys to B.N. Betkerur, Executive Secretary, JSS Mahavidyapeetha.

Dr. B. Nandlal, Principal, JSS Dental College welcomed and explained the facilities availble like conventional...


Dr. C.S. Dawn's NARCHI and Indian College of Maternal and Child Health (ICMCH), Mysore Branch, will conduct Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme at Srinivasa Maternity Home, Shivaji Road, N.R. Mohalla on Dec. 15 at 3.30 pm. Dr. Subrataa Dawn, General Secretary of NARCHI and ICMCH, Kolkata, will be the chief guest.


The programme of administering pulse polio vaccine has been arranged in the District on January 7 and 11, 2007.