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HEALTH CAMP HELD AT AKHNOOR:‘Avoid fatty acids to prevent coronary heart disease’

Augmenting his campaign to sensitize the common populace about the incidence of cardiovascular diseases Dr. Sushil and his team today held a day long...

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...

24 lakh hepatitis C drugs expire at SKIMS

Hepatitis C medicines worth Rs 24 lakh have expired at the SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura. Although the administration can return the medicines...

All is not well at SKIMS

All is not well at the department of radiology in Sher e Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS), Soura. Patients continue to suffer in...

Srinagar girl diagnosed with cancer needs your help

Sana Bhat, a poor girl from Magarmal Bagh locality of Kashmir capital Srinagar diagnosed with relapse acute myeloid leukemia - a type of blood...

Protest at Tral hospital against ”medical negligence”

Scores of people in Tral town Tuesday protested at the sub-district hospital Tral against alleged medical negligence by a doctor. On Monday afternoon a two-year-old...

Govt working on steps to bring down knee surgery costs: PM Modi

After the recent move to put a cap on the price of coronary stents, the government is working on measures to bring down the...

Woman dies due to delay in shifting to DH Poonch: Family

A protest was today held here after a woman died allegedly due to delay in her shifting from SDH Mandi to District Hospital Poonch. The...

Private practice risking lives of patients: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that private practice by medical practitioners engaged in government services is risking lives of patients.Terming selective ban...

Red Cross, DSEK observe Blood Donor Day

State Red Cross today celebrated World Blood Donor day today in collaboration with School Education Department. The function was attended by Muhammad Shafi Rather General...

Kashmir hospitals lack facilities, trainers to handle emergencies

Hospitals in Kashmir—which falls in Seismic Zone-V—are acutely short of facilities and trainers to handle emergencies in times of disasters, officials and medicos said...

Free Drug Policy under implementation: Bali Bhagat

Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat informed the house that free drug policy notified by the government is already in the process...

Skewed posting of doctors leaves hospitals under-staffed

Specialists in JK Health Services find themselves working as administrators or attached to various offices, a scenario that is resulting in a waste of...

7 years on, multi-crore Bandipora hospital project in limbo

The multi-specialty district hospital at Nusoo here is awaiting completion for past seven years even as the local population is facing immense problems in...

SKIMS organised a one day seminar on CLIN’BIO CME

The Department of Clinical Biochemistry SKIMS organised a one day seminar CLIN’BIO CME 2016 today.The organizers in a statement said more than 300 delegates...

Blanket ban on sale, consumption of e-cigarettes in J&K

J&K government on Monday imposed complete ban on manufacture, consumption and sale of e-cigarettes in any form in a bid to discourage tobacco consumption...

Threatening patient’s life | GMC Srinagar terminates 2 Registrars

GMC Srinagar has terminated Registrarship of two doctors based on the recommendations of Enquiry Committee that had been set up after an attendant had...

Doctor associations condemn thrashing of doctor

SRINAGAR: Both factions of Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday condemned the thrashing of a doctor of SMHS hospital, Dr. Ovais Wani, allegedly...

GMC orders inquiry into IUD at LD Hospital

The Government Medical College has ordered an investigation into the causes of Intra Uterus Death (IUD) of the fetus of a patient due to...
Kashmir Hospitals Transfused 1081 Pints of Blood In Unrest’s First 27 Days

Kashmir Hospitals Transfused 1081 Pints of Blood In Unrest’s First 27 Days

Kashmir hospitals consumed 1081 pints of bloods in the first 27 days of unrest and most of it came from volunteers, local news gatherer...

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