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No major damage occurred due to blaze: MS LD Hospital

Says functioning of theatre will resume today Srinagar, May 13 (KNS): A day after fire engulfed Operation Theatre at Lala Ded (LD) hospital, the authorities on Saturday said that no major damage occurred due to the blaze. Medical Superintendent of LD, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather told KNS that no major damage occurred due to the blaze that broke out in ... Read More »

Bali dedicates to people 33 health institutions via e-inauguration

Says strengthening health infra Govt’s top priority JAMMU, APRIL 27 –Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today dedicated 33 newly constructed health institutions to public in Jammu division in one go through e-inauguration. At an impressive function held at Domana, near here, the Health Minister pushed the computer button and simultaneously inaugurated 33 health buildings constructed at an ... Read More »

Lack of vaccination leads to surge in flu cases: DAK  

  Srinagar, March 24 (PTK): While a spike in flu cases is hitting children hard in Kashmir, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said that lack of vaccination is leading to an increase in influenza-like illness. President DAK and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that too many people are unprotected, as a result of which ... Read More »

  Don’t worry, children are not infected by swine flu, confirms NCDC

 ‘It is a normal flu, can’t lead to health complications; people should avoid taking antibiotics’ Srinagar, Mar 24 (KNS): Dispelling the suspicion among parents that their children might be infected by swine flu, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in New Delhi have been found all the samples taken from these children negative for swine flu. “The samples taken ... Read More »

Complete Rajouri Medical College work by June 2018: Zulfkar to PWD

JAMMU, MARCH 23: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday asked the executing agencies to expedite construction of Medical College Rajouri to make it operational by June next year. Speaking during at meeting convened to review developmental works carried out by Public Works (R&B) Department (PWD), along with Forest Department, the Minister said Chief ... Read More »

Health Minister reviews progress of development projects in GMC&H Jammu

  Govt focusing on better healthcare, quality medical education: Bali JAMMU, MARCH 22 Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today reviewed the progress of various development projects   in Government Medical College Jammu here at a high level meeting of functionaries of concerned departments. The Government has started various projects for creation of additional infrastructure in the premier health ... Read More »

For 1.25 crore people, JK has only 500 dental surgeons

Dental doctors observe Oral Health Day as Black Day Srinagar, March 20 (KNS): Society of Dental Surgeons J&K (SDSJK) has castigated the Government for showing step-motherly treatment towards the upgradation of dental fraternity and promotion of quality Oral health care to the patients. In this background Dental Surgeons across state wore black bands as a mark of protest against the ... Read More »

Govt suspends former GMC principal for misconduct

JAMMU | MAR 17 (PTK):  Jammu and Kashmir government placed former Principal of the Government Medical College under suspension for alleged misconduct. Worth to mention that Zahid Hussain Gilani, HoD of Pharmacology department, Government Medical College (GMC) was transferred from the post of Principal and Sunanda Raina was posted as In-charge Principal of GMC, Jammu on March 13. Gilani was ... Read More »

Mehbooba inaugurates Nursing College at BGSBU Rajouri

Also inaugurates Addl. Block of Rajouri Distt. Hospital, JK Bank Zonal office RAJOURI, MARCH 14: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to the area today, inaugurated the Nursing College at Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) and the additional block of District Hospital here. She also inaugurated the zonal office of the JK Bank during her ... Read More »

After 14 days of protests, NHM employees defer strike till May 10

Jammu NHM employees call off strike Srinagar, Mar 14 (KNS): After 14 days of protests, the National Health Mission (NHM) Employees Tuesday deferred the strike call till May 10. The NHM employees were on pen down strike for nearly two-weeks, demanding regularisation and implementation of equal work equal pay. Meanwhile, the protesting employees told KNS that following the meeting with ... Read More »