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Children with hemophilia suffer because of government apathy; no drugs in hospitals

The smile on the face of six-year-old hemophilia patient Shahbaz masks the pain he undergoes because of the government’s failure to ensure his wellbeing...

Search begins for new Director SKIMS

As the government has begun search for new director SKIMS, employees in premier institute and people at large appealed to the search committee and...

A SKIMS ward, ‘dedicated’ for cancer patients, reserved for VIPs

With incidence of cancer on rise in Kashmir, there is nothing being done at the governmental-level to address the lack of facilities for treatment...

STATE OF POOR HEALTHCARE: 7 specialty GMC hospitals run by ad hoc administrators

Seven specialty hospitals of the Government Medical College Srinagar are run by the administrators who have been appointed on ad hoc basis, often arbitrarily....

In CHC Khaltsi, thrombolysis performed on heart attack patient

Doctors under the directorate of health service Kashmir’s Save Heart Initiative performed thrombolysis on a patient who had suffered a heart attack at a...

Kashmir hospitals lack capacity to handle mass casualties: DAK

​Srinagar, Sep 6, CNS:  At a time when Kashmir is facing a crisis, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that valley hospitals lack the...

HIV prevalence in J&K 7 times lower than national average

The number of new HIV infections in Jammu and Kashmir in 2017 was 213, the lowest in recent years and seven times lower than...

At Farewell, Director SKIMS faces ‘Tumbakhnari Protest’

It was a day of recollecting memories as Director SKIMS was being given a farewell party on Tuesday in the Institute campus. However, the...

GoI issues 7000 H1N1 testing kits to States, Kashmir gets none

With H1N1 Influenza raging across India, Union Ministry of Health has issued 7000 testing kits to states with Kashmir getting none.According to a press...

Kashmir unrest: Ambulance driver shot at in Safa Kadal

​An ambulance driver was shot at in Safa Kadal locality of Srinagar on Thursday night. The driver, who was on way to the SMHS hospital...

Jail term for doctors, chemists for failure to report TB

A week after Prime Minister NarendraModi vowed to wipe out tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, the government has announced stringent steps including jail...

Day 10: NHM employees continue strike, demand ‘justice’

The Joint Employees Coordination Committee of NHM and other health schemes including RNTCP, NACO continued their strike on the tenth day of their protest...

#Day18: Donate Generously, DAK Appeals Doctors

​President Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Dr G M Mir Tuesday appealed all doctors across J&K to come forward and help the needy patients at...

Voluntary Blood Donation Day celebrated at LD Hospital

Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo, Monday inaugurated a voluntary blood donation camp in the blood bank of the LalDed Hospital...

Work for extra one hour on Thursday: DAK (S)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Suhail Naik on Wednesday advised doctors to work one hour extra on 12 July (Thursday) as a...

#Day18: Cooperate With Hospital Staff, Principal GMC To People

​According to Principal Government Medical College, Srinagar, Prof. Kaisar Ahmad, the  Associated Hospitals of Government Medical College,  Srinagar i.e. Government SMHS Hospital, Government Lal...

J&K records 97 % immunization in ongoing Measles-Rubella campaign

Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 97 percent immunization of children in the age group of 0.9 to 15 year in the ongoing Measles –...

24 dengue, 5 swine flu cases in Jammu

Twenty-nine patients have tested positive for dengue and swine flu here, a senior government official said, while assuring that necessary measures have been taken...

We have no reason to celebrate doctors’ day: DAK

While doctors day will be celebrated on July 1 across the country, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday said that it has no reason...

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...

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