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Stroke patients not receiving life-saving treatment: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Tuesday said that use of a clot-busting drug saves lives of stroke patients, “but at Kashmir hospitals patients don’t receive...

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...

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...

Ahmed and Haris Khan Charitable Trust holds medical camp

Ahmed and Haris Khan Charitable Trust organised a medical camp at Khiram Sirhama in Anantnag district on Sunday, a spokesman of the Trust said...

Govt hospital found locked, action initiated

Authorities here initiated action against staff members of New Type Primary Health Center Swari in Kandi block on Thursday after it was found completely...

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...

Dearth of doctors hits patient-care at sub-district hospital Tral

The dearth of doctors and paramedic staff at sub-district hospital (SDH) Tral is affecting healthcare in the town. The hospital caters to about 87...

Workshop on cervical spine management held

Physionovum, a group of physiotherapists organized one day hands-on workshop on cervical spine management at Voluntary Medicare Society, Bemina here today. Practicing physiotherapists across the...

GMC organises medical camps

Government Medical College Srinagar, Department of Community Medicine (SPM) through BMO Hazratbalorganised five medical first aid camps at Hazratbal shrine during festival days of...

3 hit by pellets face vision loss

As student protests against Kathua rape and murder intensified in the Valley, three more persons with pellet injuries to eyes were admitted to the...

Year on, no progress on Pediatric Hospital

Despite public announcement by PDP-BJP Government last year that the under construction maternity hospital at Bemina here would be set up as full-fledged pediatric...

Trauma Hospital Kangan performs first ever laparoscopic surgery

A team of doctors at Trauma hospital Kangan have conducted first ever laparoscopic surgery here on Tuesday. Medical Superintendent Trauma hospital Kangan Dr Yasmeen Kango...

2 hospitals in Kashmir bag Kayakalp certificates

Union health minister, Jagat Prakash Nadda has felicitated two health centers working under directorate of health services Kashmir for promoting sanitation and infection control....

Blood donation camp at KU South campus

Humanity Welfare Organization Helpline, an NGO from Bijbehara in collaboration with South Campus University of Kashmir (Anantnag) organized a Blood Donation camp at Distance...

GMC Neurology department brings fresh hope to patients

The newly opened department of neurology at super-specialty hospital Shireen Bagh is bringing new hope to the patients in Kashmir for treatment of many...

National Survey revealed that J&K private hospitals among costliest in India

In absence of rate regulation of private healthcare sector, a recent national survey has revealed that childbirth at a private hospital in J&K would...

Kashmir hospitals breeding grounds of infection

The backyards of many hospitals in Kashmir continue to be used as dumping grounds for all kinds of wastes, posing threat of infection. At SKIMS...

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...

KashmirKillings: Suspension of mobile phone service hits patients care: DAK

​ SrinagarDoctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Saturday said that patients face immense hardships due to suspension of mobile phone services in the valley. Demanding immediate restoration of...

Antibiotics in treated farm waste contribute to rise of superbugs

Even the most elite waste treatment systems currently available do not remove antibiotics from manure, according to a study which suggests that traces of...

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