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India must make adult immunization an integral part of routine patient care: Experts

This World Immunization Week, doctors urge for greater emphasis on adult immunization as ‘a necessary health investment’ Srinagar: Theme of thisWorld Immunization Week (April 24-30) was “Protected Together, #VaccinesWork”. Health experts are urging for increased focus on immunization for older adults which is an overlooked but critical health issue in India. This call-to-action comes in light of our country’s growing ... Read More »

Two lab technicians suspended in Pattan for provide fake blood report to patient

Pattan, May 8, CNS: Health Department Tuesday suspended two lab technicians for providing a report to a patient without collecting his blood sample.    Reports said that, Muzamil Ahmed, a patient from Burn Pattan area of North Kashmir’s Barmaulla district was advised by a doctor at Sub-District Hospital Pattan to get his blood examined.    Ironically, without taking the blood sample of the patient, the ... Read More »

”Kashmiri girls falling prey to drugs”

Stress, family disputes emerging as main causes   Wahid Bhat   SRINAGAR, APR 30 (PTK): Drug abuse, known to be widespread among youth in Kashmir Valley, is now showing a new trend whereby teenage girls are increasingly turning into addicts.   College-going girls are abusing substances, especially toluene, a common thinner, is testified to by officials at the de-addiction centre in ... Read More »

Bali lays foundation of 240-bed B&J Hospital at Jammu

‘Says facility to help large number of ortho patients in Jammu division’ JAMMU, APRIL 22 – In order to tackle the unprecedented number of patients in the bone and joint related diseases in Jammu division, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat laid foundation of 240-bedded exclusive Bone & Joint Hospital (B&JH) here today. This exclusive B&JH, which was ... Read More »

For the First Time, scientists capture 3D Video of Working Cells Inside a Living Tissue

  Rayies Altaf New Delhi, April 21: Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Jenelia Research Campus in Virginia USA, have been able to capture a live 3D video of a working cell inside a living tissue. This was reported in the prestigious scientific journal Nature on 19th April 2018. Such a move, according to the Nature, is unprecedented in ... Read More »

Imperative for hospitals to be well maintained, clean: Asiea

Inaugurates blood donation camp; attributes blood donation as noble act SRINAGAR, APRIL 12: Urging for maintaining cleanliness in and around all the hospitals, Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Housing & Urban Development Department, Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash today said that it is imperative that hospitals are well maintained and clean. The Minister said this during an award ceremony ... Read More »

Junior nurse providing medicines to TB patients at their home, awarded

Most among the patients are recovering: Maimoona Akhter Srinagar, Apr 07 (KNS): Community Health Centre (CHC) Kralgund on Friday awarded Junior Nurse for providing medicines to Tuberculosis patient. Maimoona Akhter, a junior nurse was awarded for delivering the medicines to Tuberculosis patients at their homes from last two years. She was awarded for her work during the programme organized by Tuberculosis society ... Read More »

Doctors facing huge load of patients in hospitals

Govt on job to fill vacancies: Minister Srinagar, Apr 06 (KNS): In a sharp contrast to the government’s claim of rapidly improving health sector in the state, the quality of healthcare in most of the hospitals adversely affect the delivery of patient care services, due to the huge load per doctor. Sources in the health department said that the situation ... Read More »

Legalization of assisted dying unethical, says DAK

 Srinagar, Mar 27 ,CNS: While the Supreme Court of India recently legalized assisted dying (euthanasia), Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday described the ruling “unethical”. “Allowing euthanasia is against the moral principles of medical profession”, said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communique. “The apex court on March 9 permitted euthanasia, that is the act of deliberately killing a ... Read More »