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`Machigam Health Care Centre staffers arrive late’

The residents of Machigam Handwara in  Kupwara district on Wednesday alleged that the staff members of  Medical Aid Centre do not follow official timings...

Critical care ambulances to be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir hospitals soon

A meeting of the Committee on Estimates of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLA Mohammad Ashraf...

Govt working on steps to bring down knee surgery costs: PM Modi

After the recent move to put a cap on the price of coronary stents, the government is working on measures to bring down the...

HEALTH CAMP HELD AT AKHNOOR:‘Avoid fatty acids to prevent coronary heart disease’

Augmenting his campaign to sensitize the common populace about the incidence of cardiovascular diseases Dr. Sushil and his team today held a day long...

`Poorly maintained air conditioners pose serious health risks”

With increase in the use of air conditioners at homes, workplaces and cars due to soaring temperatures, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that...

More potent, safer Zika vaccine developed

Scientists have developed the world's first plant-based Zika vaccine that may be more effective, safer and cheaper than other vaccines against the mosquito-borne virus. Currently,...

Govt fails to address gynaecologists shortage in rural hospitals

Despite available pool of qualified doctors, government, over the years, has failed to address the shortage of gynaecologists in Kashmir’s rural hospitals. Delay in...

Budgam: Poor health services for Drung-Sutharan residents

Notwithstanding the government directives of providing quality health services in the rural areas of the state, vast area of Sutharan Drung comprising of around...

Poor sanitation: Ganderbal residents fear epidemic outbreak

The residents of Manigam and its adjacent areas in Ganderbal district are living in fear of an epidemic outbreak following the flash floods triggered...

Absence of liver transplant facility in JK costing lives: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that absence of liver transplant facility in Jammu and Kashmir (JK) is costing lives. President DAK Dr Nisar ul...

2 AIIMS projects for J&K reviewed

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Saturday reviewed the progress of AIIMS project with the concerned administrative secretaries here. Principal secretary, home, principal secretary, health &...

Rare surgery performed at SDH Pattan

A rare surgical case involving "testis inside hernial sac” was operated at Sub District Hospital Pattan in Baramulla district.  Normally a testis with cord lies...

Children with hemophilia suffer because of government apathy; no drugs in hospitals

The smile on the face of six-year-old hemophilia patient Shahbaz masks the pain he undergoes because of the government’s failure to ensure his wellbeing...

Avoid early introduction to bovine milk, mother”s milk best for newborns: Experts

Early introduction to cow or buffalo milk may lead to several health complications in newborns, say experts who maintain there is no substitute to...

Teenager loses both eyes to pellets in Pulwama

Umar Fayaz, 17, is the latest victim to be blinded by pellet ammunition used by government forces in Kashmir. One of his eyes is...

Official apathy grounds critical care ambulance service

The critical care ambulance service, which could save lives of hundreds of people, has not taken off during the past five years because of...

Bali reviews patient care facilities at DH Rajouri, directs installation of CCTV cameras

Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, today reviewed the patient care facilities during a surprise visit to the District Hospital (DH) Rajouri. The...

24 lakh hepatitis C drugs expire at SKIMS

Hepatitis C medicines worth Rs 24 lakh have expired at the SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura. Although the administration can return the medicines...

NHM conducts training for trainers of ASHA, ANM

National Disease Control Programmes Cell of J&K National Health Mission on Saturday concluded a three day training workshop for district trainers of ASHAs and...

NHM conducts training for trainers of ASHA, ANM

National Disease Control Programmes Cell of J&K National Health Mission on Saturday concluded a three day training workshop for district trainers of ASHAs and...

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