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DHSK starts first responder course

In a bid to help save more lives, directorate of health services Kashmir (DHSK) is starting a first responder course (FRC) for masses under...

Residents of Tral appeal authorities to deploy requisite staff at local PHC

The residents of Tral in Pulwama district on Saturday appealed authorities to ensure requisite medical staff at local Primary Health Center as dearth of...

Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India not safe: Experts

Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India may not be safe for patients, says a team of international experts, according to whom, the country's drug...

Govt fails to address gynaecologists shortage in rural hospitals

Despite available pool of qualified doctors, government, over the years, has failed to address the shortage of gynaecologists in Kashmir’s rural hospitals. Delay in...

Hand-foot-and-Mouth-Disease cases on rise in Baramulla, 300 children affected

There has been a surge in cases of Hand-foot-and-Mouth Disease (HFMD) in Baramulla district, as per doctors. HFMD is a mild contagious viral infection...

Houseflies spread disease in humans: study

Flies can be more than pesky picnic crashers, they carry hundreds of different species of harmful bacteria and may help to spread disease, a...

”Shortage of doctors in north Kashmir, Chenab districts”

At least 2502 posts of doctors and paramedical staff are vacant in various health institutions in northern Kashmir areas and some districts of Chenab...

PHC Vesu operates from 4-room doctors’ quarter, OPD from a tin shed

In what reflects the sorry tale of healthcare in this district, primary health centre (PHC) Vesu on the highway here is functioning from a...

DPC cleared for GMC Jmu, Sgr counterparts kept waiting

The Health and Medical Education Department has come under criticism for “delaying” promotion of faculty members of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar even as...

CM reviews key health projects, supplies, services

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed the Health & Medical Education Department to ensure availability of all essential medicine at the hospitals besides rendering...

Deliberate shelling on hospitals barbaric:DAK

​ Srinagar: Shocked over deliberate teargas shelling on hospitals, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that these are acts of utmost savagery. While condemning these barbaric...

‘Cancer cases have increased in 7 years’

The government on Saturday told the Assembly there has been an increase in cancer cases in Kashmir during the past seven years. Health minister Bali...

Brain ”tickling” can boost memory: study

Tickling the brain with low- intensity electrical stimulation in a specific area can improve verbal memory, a study has found. Researchers found word recall was...

Govt employees to get paid leave for blood donation

Central government employees can now get paid leave for blood donation, personnel ministry has said. At present, service rules allow leave for whole blood donation...

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...

SKIMS row: NC hits out at Mufti-led govt

National Conference on Thursday lashed out at the PDP-BJP Government and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for “trying to subvert the institutional autonomy” of...

District hospital Ganderbal shifting to new building; services to remain suspended for 4 days

The services at district hospital Ganderbal will remain affected for four days from Monday as the equipments and other infrastructure are being shifted to...

Influenza lab at SKIMS has failed in flu surveillance: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said that the influenza laboratory at SKIMS that was set up for “flu surveillance” has failed in its...

Police assault, abuse medical staff at Qamarwari

​ Srinagar, September 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police on Saturday assaulted a group of doctors and other staff members of the sub-district hospital,...

IOK doctors to observe August 17 as Black Day

​ Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, an emergency meeting of executive members of Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) was held under its President, Dr G M Mir,...

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