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Sale of expired Bands on counters: SKIMS removed Chief Pharmacist

Srinagar, May 5,Neyaz Elahi, CNS: Authorities at Premier Health institute Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura have removed Chief Pharmacist for allegedly putting expired Bands...

DAK (N) calls for prescription audit in hospitals

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by DrNisar-ul-Hassan  on Sunday called for prescription audit in hospitals across Kashmir. that will ensure quality of health care...

Bali inspects site for construction of addl block in SMGS Hospital

Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today inspected the proposed site for construction of additional block to strengthen Gynaecology Ward and Labour...

E-cigarettes banned in Kashmir

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, has ordered imposition of complete ban on sale, purchase and use of e-cigarettes in the entire Kashmir division. The...

Resident doctors end strike, resume work at GMC hospitals

After bearing the brunt of strike by doctors for past four days, patients heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday after resident doctors resumed...

Man dies after getting sucked in MRI machine; doc, wardboy held

A man carrying a liquid oxygen cylinder was killed when he was yanked into the jaws of an MRI machine and inhaled the gas...

Free mega AYUSH camp held at JLNM hospital

A ‘Free Mega Ayush’ camp was organised by Ayush Unit at JLNM Hospital, on the eve of International Women’s day in Rainawari here in...

National conference on chest medicine concludes

A national annual academic conference on chest medicine concluded at Hotel Sarovar Portico here on Sunday. The conference included speakers from AIIMS Delhi, PGI...

DH Rajouri faces staff shortage, ICU ward non-functional

Despite months after setting up a separate Instant Care Unit (ICU) ward in the local District Hospital (DH), the Health Department has been unable...

AIIMS New Delhi doctors not ‘keen’ to treat pellet hit eye-patients Sends them back...

​Srinagar: Out of four young victims whose eyes had been severely damaged due to pellet injuries and who had been flown to (All India...

4 years on,Maternity-cum-Child Care Hospital Kangan still incomplete

Notwithstanding the tall claims of the state government about fast infrastructure development in the rural areas, the slow pace of work on Maternity-cum-Child Care...

”High salt intake doubles heart failure risk”

High salt consumption may double the risk of heart failure, a 12-year-long study warns. Researchers at National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland found...

Resident doctors in GMC hospitals to go on indefinite strike

Resident doctors working in hospitals associated with Government Medical College (Srinagar) have decided to go on an indefinite strike from June 5 to protest...

Govt to build maternity hospital at Anantnag

Srinagar: Minister of Finance, Culture, Labour and Employment, Dr Haseeb Drabu, Thursday said the state government will construct a super-specialty maternity hospital at Anantnag. The...

Free medical camp at JLNM hospital on March 8

To mark the International Women’s day, the AYUSH unit of JLNM hospital is organizing a free medical camp on March 8.In a statement, spokesperson...

World TB Day observed across Chenab Valley

The World Tuberculosis Day was observed with zeal across the Chenab Valley on the theme ‘Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world’ on Saturday. At Kishtwar,...

Over one lakh people screened for diabetes, hypertension in 2016: DHSK

The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) on Saturday said that it has screened over one lakh persons for diabetes and hypertension so far...

District Jail organizes awareness programme on drug abuse

District Jail, in collaboration with Narcotics Control Bureau Ministry of Home Affairs, organized an awareness programme on ‘International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit...

18000 cases of cancer detected in JK since 2013

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said 18,391 cases of cancer patients have come to fore in premier health institutions of JK since...

Need to raise awareness on blood donation: Governor

Governor N.N. Vohra has observed, in a message, that World Blood Donor Day is celebrated worldwide on 14th June every year for raising public...

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