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Sunday, August 19, 2018

As mercury rises in Kashmir, cases of eye infection, gastroenteritis surge

Doctors are witnessing a rise in the number of patients reporting with eye infections and gastroenteritis in Kashmir in the past few days, a...

Sub-district hospital Pattan awaits shifting to new building for 1 year

Residents of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday said that a new building for trauma/sub-district hospital at Pattan was lying vacant, while...

Foundation laid in 2009, hospital building in Khumina awaits completion

The ‘new type primary health centre’ (NTPHC) at Khumina village of Hajin block in this district is awaiting completion of its building for 9...

Work for extra one hour on Thursday: DAK (S)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Suhail Naik on Wednesday advised doctors to work one hour extra on 12 July (Thursday) as a...

‘Measles and Rubella’ vaccination workshop held at Ramban

A one day workshop for imparting training to the concerned staff of Ramban district regarding proper implementation of the “Measles and Rubella” (MR) vaccination...

Endo-urology workshop concludes at GMC

The two-day endo-urology workshop with renowned experts from J&K and outside as speakers and demonstrators concluded at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar on Friday. Following...

Resident doctors end strike, resume work at GMC hospitals

After bearing the brunt of strike by doctors for past four days, patients heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday after resident doctors resumed...

2 HODs fight over headship of NHM

Director National Health Mission (NHM) Dr Yashpal Sharma and his predecessor Dr Mohan Singh had a scuffle at the mission office here forcing police...

Endourology workshop at GMC today

The Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar is organizing an advanced endourology workshop, with eminent doctors as speakers and demonstrators, on Friday.   The department of surgery...

Endourology workshop at GMC today

The Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar is organizing an advanced endourology workshop, with eminent doctors as speakers and demonstrators, on Friday.   The department of surgery...

In solidarity with Kashmir colleagues, Jammu junior doctors go on 2-day strike

Seeking reinstatement of their 25 terminated counterparts in the Government Medical College, Srinagar, the resident doctors at GMC, Jammu have announced two-day strike on...

NHM Union urges Governor to formulate regularisation policy

The local unit of NHM Employees Union, under the supervision of Raza Ganai, urged upon the Governor N N Vohra to formulate a regularisation...

Doctors’ dearth, lack of infrastructure hit health care at CHC Hajin

People of Hajin in district Bandipora complained against poor facilities and lack of doctors at the community health centre (CHC) Hajin, which has been...

We have no reason to celebrate doctors’ day: DAK

While doctors day will be celebrated on July 1 across the country, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday said that it has no reason...

Advisor Kumar visits G B Pant hospital, reviews flood preparedness

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited G B Pant Children Hospital, Srinagar to review the flood preparedness in view of the incessant...

BIO-MEDICAL WASTE: Hospitals fail to submit mandatory report to PCB

Indicating their non-compliance to safe disposal of hazardous waste, hospitals in Kashmir have failed to submit mandatory bio-medical waste disposal report to J&K Pollution...

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE: Experts decry rise in substance abuse as plan to...

A proposal by Government Medical College (GMC) here to augment infrastructure and manpower at SMHS hospital’s drug de-addiction center is gathering dust for more...

Spine surgery conference held

A conference and hands-on workshop of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) was held here.   The conference was organized by Prof Dr Saheel Maajid...

NHM organises workshop on ‘Breast Cancer’

National Health Mission (NHM) in collaboration with Biocon Limited, Bangalore and AHA regional chapter, Jammu on Saturday organised a day-long workshop on Breast Cancer...

Dialysis ward in District Hospital Rajouri to start functioning within a month

The work for setting up of dialysis unit in district hospital is in its final stage with the authorities planning to start the functioning...

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