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NRHM employees of south Kashmir strike work on 2nd day, healthcare hit

As many as 1312 national health rural mission (NRHM) employees working in various hospitals in south Kashmir continued their strike on the second consecutive...

Advisor Kumar inspects govt hospital at Jagti

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Monday visited Jagti in Nagrota and inspected government hospital established at the township. He also took stock of...

Death of Infant: Family alleges medical negligence

An infant died due to alleged negligence of the doctors at district hospital Bandipora in north Kashmir on Wednesday, triggering protests by her kin. Three-month-old...

SIC asks SKIMS to elevate aggrieved doctor

The state information commission has asked the head of SKIMS to promote a doctor to the rank of associate professor, the status held up...

7 years on, SKIMS fails to complete faculty selection in 19 deptts

Aspirants for faculty positions in 19 key departments of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) have been endlessly waiting for authorities to complete the...

Swine flu brings more heart attacks, strokes: DAK (N)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan  on Monday said swine flu infection significantly increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. “If you...

Social media propagating negative information on vaccination

Negative messages about vaccines propagated on the social media are acting as the main barrier to vaccinations, a report from the UK-based charity Royal...

Fulfill demands of doctors or face agitation: DAK (S) to Govt

Doctors Association Kashmir(DAK) led by Dr Suhail Naik has threatened to launch statewide agitation to press for resolution of its long pending demands which...

Delegation of Doctors’ Association meets Governor

A delegation of Doctors Association Jammu, led by its president DrBalvinder Singh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. The...

Family blames medical negligence for man’s death

Family of a 60-year-old man Friday blamed medical negligence by a doctor at the district hospital here for his death.   Ghulam Rasool Shergojri was brought...

Not too late to get a flu shot: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday advised people to take precautions to protect themselves from getting flu. In a statement here DAK President and flu...

In Kupwara hospital 2 doctors for 1400 patients a day

A sub-district level hospital that serves as the main hospital for Kupwara district is severely short of doctors, leaving patients from around 30 villages...

Microplastic contamination found in groundwater

Scientists have found microplastics contaminating a groundwater source that accounts for 25 per cent of the global drinking water supply. Microplastics are already known to...

‘Be prepared to tackle Nipah virus’

With a dozen of deaths due to deadly Nipah virus in southern Indian state of Kerala, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisra-ul-Hassan ...

Srinagar forensic lab to get first DNA testing facility

The forensic science laboratory in Srinagar will soon have a state-of-the art DNA testing facility in place, officials said on Sunday. Director FSL Anand Jain...

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...

NHM employees’ strike results in breakdown of healthcare in Kupwara

The healthcare system in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district has been badly affected by the strike of employees working under the National Health Mission (NHM)...

Bandipora infant’s death: SHRC seeks report from Govt

A day after an infant died in a Bandipora hospital due to alleged medical negligence, state human rights commission (SHRC) on Thursday asked Health...

Delegation of Doctors’ Association meets Governor

A delegation of Doctors Association Jammu, led by its president DrBalvinder Singh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. The...

Our patience is running out, fulfill our demands: DAK (S)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by  Dr Suhail Naik on Wednesday said that it is high time that all genuine demands of doctors of...

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