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DAK for medical ethics training

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said doctors should be given structured training in medical ethics. Describing it as an essential component of patient care, President...

PM’s Rs 175 cr package for flood-hit hospitals reduced to Rs 130 cr

A package of Rs 175 crore announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24 last year for revamping the flood-hit hospitals in...

CM to inaugurate facilities at SKIMS

Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and chairman governing body SKIMS would set open various centers for public facilities at the institute on Saturday, a...

Urology Robotic surgery doc available in city

Leading urologist and robotic surgeon Dr Vimal Dassi Senior Consultant, Department of Urology, Robotics and Renal Transplant at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, would...

JK government takes a U-turn on increasing retirement age of doctors

There is no proposal to enhance the retirement age of doctors, the J&K government said on Sunday, a year after it said the proposal...

DAK seeks free medical tests at govt hospitals of Kashmir

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today has sought free medical tests for patients at government-run hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir.President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan...

7 years on, multi-crore Bandipora hospital project in limbo

The multi-specialty district hospital at Nusoo here is awaiting completion for past seven years even as the local population is facing immense problems in...

Asiya Visits LD Hospital

Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiya Naqash Thursday visited Lal Ded (LD) hospital to review the facilities being provided to...

Health Advocates Appeal for Higher Taxes on Tobacco Products In JK

As the state of Jammu and Kashmir continues to spend more on tobacco products than the monthly national average, a health advocacy group has...

GMC commemorates Drug De-addiction Day

Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College Srinagar, commemorated Drug De-addiction day on Wednesday here where representatives from various departments pledged greater efforts to fight...

SHO ‘assaults’ ICU doctor

Police refuses filing FIR, doctors mulling legal recourse, strike SRINAGAR: A resident doctor at Sri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital was assaulted by a junior police...

Why is JK Govt silent on supply of spurious drugs to hospitals?

While the J&K Medical Supplies Corporation Limited is under fire over alleged procurement of substandard drugs for the state-run hospitals, the State Government continues...

8 month old baby dies in hospital for want of ventilator

Jammu: Eight month old child Advait Sharma R/o Kalakote, Rajouri died in Jammu’s SMGS hospital due to non availability of ventilator. The Father of the...

Dar donates wheel chairs to DH Rajouri

With an aim to address the patient needs in District Hospital Rajouri, Tazeem Dar, a local social and political activist, today donated wheel chairs...

GMC orders inquiry into IUD at LD Hospital

The Government Medical College has ordered an investigation into the causes of Intra Uterus Death (IUD) of the fetus of a patient due to...

Doctor associations condemn thrashing of doctor

SRINAGAR: Both factions of Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday condemned the thrashing of a doctor of SMHS hospital, Dr. Ovais Wani, allegedly...

Valley’s rare disease patients craving for medical care

On World Rare Disease Day, the patients from Jammu appealed state government to take care of the patients in Kashmir with rare disorder. Shivangi, 9,...

AIIMS New Delhi doctors not ‘keen’ to treat pellet hit eye-patients Sends them back...

​Srinagar: Out of four young victims whose eyes had been severely damaged due to pellet injuries and who had been flown to (All India...

Spurious Medicine in Hospitals

J&K Drug and Food Control Organization has recalled two “sub-standard” drugs worth Rs 33 lakh supplied to hospitals by JK Medical Supplies Corporation Limited....

Influenza lab at SKIMS has failed in flu surveillance: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said that the influenza laboratory at SKIMS that was set up for “flu surveillance” has failed in its...

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