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SAC approves nuclear medicine department for GMC Jammu to make SCI functional

To strengthen the cancer care services at the tertiary level, the State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded...

Inaugural function of IFS-K chapter held

Several doctors from different parts of the state attended Inaugural event of Indian Fertility Society (Kashmir chapter) organized here. A statement said eminent gynecologists of...

AIIMS Kashmir nowhere as Govt fails to ensure road, power, water to site

Two years after J&K government started work on building access road and providing power and water facility at the site of AIIMS-Kashmir in Awantipora,...

Blood donation camp held

Shri Sain Charitable Trust for Higher Education & Research organised 4th blood donation camp on the birth anniversary of late Dr Roop Lal Sharma...

Advisor Kumar visit SDH Dooru

Governor’s Adviosr K Vijay Kumar today visited newly constructed building of Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Dooru. An official spokesman said that the Director Health Services, Kashmir...

MR campaign: Children vaccinated at Ghambir, Ghai Bass

Hundreds of children, especially those of the Bakerwal community, were administered measles-rubella vaccine during two separate camps organized in Ghai Bass village of Kalakote...

Atal Dulloo reviews progress of MR vaccination campaign

Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo convened a review meeting regarding Measles- Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign for Jammu Division here today at...

MR campaign: Children vaccinated at Ghambir, Ghai Bass

Hundreds of children, especially those of the Bakerwal community, were administered measles-rubella vaccine during two separate camps organized in Ghai Bass village of Kalakote...

Dulloo for concerted measures on AIDS awareness, prevention

Jammu and Kashmir State AIDS Control Society (JKSACS) in collaboration with Government Medical College (GMC), Jammu, organized a mega function in connection with the...

WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

The World Health Organization warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse,...

Patients protest ‘absence’ of doctors in OPD at Kupwara hospital

The patients and their attendants on Wednesday protested against “non-availability” of doctors at District Hospital Kupwara accusing the management of leaving the medical facility...

Doctors attend IFS inaugural event

Many doctors from different parts of the state attended inaugural event of Indian Fertility Society (IFS) - Kashmir chapter— organized here. A statement said eminent...

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....

Dr Tariq Qureshi get excellence award at Trauma Conference

Dr Tariq Qureshi, professor of ophthalmology at Government Medical College Srinagar has received award for excellence in trauma care at the recently held Ocular...

Inaccurate USG reports in maternity hospital Anantnag reason for high referrals

The lone maternity and children hospital in southern part of Kashmir is without a radiologist, thus not only becoming one of the reasons for...

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...

2 operation theatres at B&J hospital run from flood-ravaged unsafe building

Two operation theatres at Bone and Joint Hospital continue to run from a flood-ravaged “unsafe building”, while a World Bank-funded proposal to set up...

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...

Winter chill brings more heart attacks, strokes: DAK

With the drop in mercury to sub-freezing temperatures in Kashmir, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday warned that chill of winter increases your risk...

”Night owls” at greater risk of heart disease, diabetes: Study

If you are a night owl or prefer sleeping late at night and are having trouble waking up early, then you are at a...

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