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Medico body calls for 2 hour pen down strike today

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Suhail Naik has castigated authorities for not taking any action against the sub divisional magistrate Zainapora for...

Medicos protest alleged misbehaviour with doctor at CHC Zainapora

Doctors and paramedic staff working in government hospitals on Monday wore black armbands as a mark of protest against alleged misbehaviour by SDM with...

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...

Amid surge in H1N1, SKIMS discusses gaps between perception and action

Amidst surge in cases of H1N1 influenza in Kashmir, an awareness programme was organised by department of internal medicine at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical...

Max Hospital licence cancelled over wrongly declaring baby dead

The Delhi government on Friday cancelled the licence of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, here with immediate effect, more than a week after the hospital...

Power shortage hits life-saving oxygen production in Kashmir

Industrial units supplying life saving oxygen to several major hospitals across Kashmir are witnessing a 50 percent decline in the production due to unscheduled...

World AIDS Day commemorated at GMC

World AIDS Day was celebrated at Government Medical College by People’s Social & Cultural Society in collaboration with Jammu & Kashmir State AIDS Control...

Medicos observe 2-hour strike against ”misbehaviour ” with colleague

A two-hour token strike was observed across peripheral health institutions of J&K on Wednesday against alleged misbehaviour by sub district magistrate (SDM) with a...

Baldness, pre-mature greying may up heart disease risk: Study

Men below 40 years of age who are going bald and dealing with pre-mature greying are at five-fold risk of developing heart disease, a...

‘ WHO report on fake drugs vindicates our stand’

Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan on Sunday said the report of World Health Organization has revealed that fake drugs are being used...

8 years on, SDH Shopian building yet to complete

Eight years after the construction on the sub-district hospital (SDH) Shopian in district Shopian was started, the project is still incomplete with work going...

Kupwara hospital turns referral centre as 5 more doctors transferred out

District hospital Kupwara which caters to rush of thousands of people has been facing acute shortage of doctors as mismanagement has left the medical...

At SDH Tral, medicos manage medical apparatuses from their own pocket

Despite its tall claims to develop SDH Tral as a model hospital in district Pulwama, the government has failed to provide even basic equipment...

IVF clinic sealed at Rajbagh

Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) sealed an “unregistered” clinic, Well Spring Clinics, at Rajbagh, here today, a statement here said.  Giving details it said...

5 different types of anxiety, depression identified

Scientists have identified five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression. The five categories, defined...

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...

#KashmirNow: Minister Asiya Visits SKIMS

​ Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Ms Asiya Naqash Monday visited Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura and took stock of...

HIV directly impacts brain in early stages: Study

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) directly impacts the brain in the early stages of the infection, according to a study. It has long been known that...

1,30,000 patients seen at Psychiatry OPDs of GMC this year

With the taboos surrounding mental health breaking, Department of Psychiatry has seen a steep increase in number of people seeking help for mental health...

Free mega Urology camp held

Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr Suhail Nayak  held a free mega urology camp at Budgam as part of its social outreach programme.  In a...

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