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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Pattan hospital dev funds spent on workers’ salaries

Monthly salaries of more than 130 Hospital Development Fund Workers at Sub District Hospital, Pattan, have been paid from the fund meant for the...

Tear gas shell inflicts severe injuries to Srinagar child; Suffers burns on face,...

Aamir, a nine year old boy, cried in pain as his severely burnt right arm was being dressed at Burn Ward of SMHS Hospital....

MR vaccination: 35000 children vaccinated in Rajouri district

Health department has so far vaccinated 35000 children between 9 months to 15 years under the Measles Rubella vaccination programme in the last two...

C-section births doubled globally since 2000: Lancet

The number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) nearly doubled from 12 per cent to 21 per cent of all births between 2000...

MR vaccination campaign: 2656 children vaccinated in Rajouri, 1118 in Poonch

As many as 3774 children, between the age group of 9 month to 15 year, were vaccinated in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Thursday,...

#Day20: Attention Pellet Victims! Call Borderless World Foundation For Treatment

​Borderless World Foundation (BWF) – Jammu & Kashmir in collaboration with Borderless World Foundation Pune and Department of Ophthalmology, SMHS Hospital is conducting Free Retinal...

MEASLES-RUBELLA VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2018: Major General Medical replaces Army Commander in steering committee

Jammu and Kashmir government today modified state steering committees, state operations group (SOG), state task force, state control room, district task force and district...

Health deptt wants posts of dy director and many more filled in ”few hours”

The state government on Friday issued a letter to directorates of health, Jammu and Kashmir, seeking details of medical officers looking for promotion 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...

New technology may detect early stage lung cancer

Researchers have developed a novel technology that may detect lung cancer at an early stage when surgical cure is possible. The new technology -- electric...

Diabetes can be divided into 5 different groups

People suffering from diabetes can be divided into five separate groups, not just two, as commonly thought, says a new study. Diabetes is currently divided...

SPMR college organizes lecture on ‘Mental Health’

Department of Management Studies of Government SPMR College of Commerce on Wednesday organized a lecture on ‘Mental Health and its impact on positive personality’...

Measles-Rubella vaccination from today in J&K

The measles and rubella (MR) vaccination campaign slated to cover around 38 lakh school children in J&K will start on Monday across State. The campaign...

Weight loss may lower breast cancer risk for post-menopausal women

Women, please take a note. Losing weight can help lower the risk of developing breast cancer in the post-menopausal stage, a new study has...

DAY 51: FMH wokers continue to agitate

Jammu Kashmir Female Multipurpose Health Worker Welfare Association (FMHWWA) continued to agitate for the 51st consecutive day on Tuesday, to press the government to...

‘Swine flu claimed over 2,000 lives’

Swine flu claimed 2,186 lives and affected 38,220 people across the country this year till November 26, the government said. Maharashta recorded 752 deaths, the...

SKIMS resident doctors extend strike, patients continue to suffer

Resident doctors association of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) has announced continuation of its ongoing strike.  The strike has severely hit patient care at...

2 Kashmiri medicos awarded gold medal

Dr Omar Salim Akhtar and Dr Amir Rashid, valley-based medicos were among doctors honoured by the National Board of Examinations during its 19th convocation.  Dr...

SMHS Echo machine defunct for 2 weeks, patients suffer

The lone Echo machine at SMHS Hospital here has developed a snag, rendering it defunct causing inconvenience to hundreds of patients here. The life saving...

JKDCC condemns manhandling of a doctor at SKIMS

Jammu and Kashmir Doctors Coordination Committee has strongly condemned the beating of a senior doctor at SKIMS when he was discharging his legitimate duties.  In...

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