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Social media use increases risk of mental health problems: DAK

  Srinagar, Oct 22: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Sunday said excessive use of Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites increases the risk of mental health problems.   President DAK  Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué  said frequent use of social media negatively impacts your mental health.   “Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found the ... Read More »

Biometric attendance in hospitals discriminate medicos, para medicos

‘Mandatory for sweepers not for doctors’ Srinagar, Oct 19 (KNS): The biometric system in health department installed in GMC associated hospitals to keep tab on the attendance of employees and their punctuality, is turning out to be “a mere joke now”. The biometric attendance has been made mandatory for the paramedical staff and other employees like sweepers, toilet cleaners, and ... Read More »

Governor for developing Nursing College as a front rank institution in nursing and research

KAKRYAL, OCTOBER 18: The Lamp Lighting and Oath Taking Ceremony of the 2nd batch of B. Sc. Nursing students of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing (SMVDCoN), Kakryal, and the Annual Day function of this College was held here today. Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, was the Chief Guest. Mr. H. L. Maini, ... Read More »

DAK urges people to get early swine flu vaccine

Srinagar, Oct 17, CNS: Swine flu has raised its head in Kashmir with a woman tested positive at SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday urging people to get vaccinated as soon as possible.     President DAK and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué said people should get vaccinated now before flu starts spreading ... Read More »

Braid Chopping: Be mentally at ease to save your child: Psychiatrists to pregnant women

‘Use of spray don’t lead to brain tumour’ Srinagar, Oct 17 (KNS): Though the growing braid chopping incidents have gripped panic among the womenfolk in Kashmir, the psychiatrists on Tuesday raised alarm, saying the fear among the pregnant ladies could lead to the dangerous distress for their children. Psychiatrists told KNS that the rising incidents of mysterious braid chopping have resulted in ... Read More »

Mehbooba seeks status report on doctors’ availability in rural areas

Also directs strengthening of District Hospitals; adequate SRINAGAR, OCT 16 (PTK): Taking a strong note of the reports of non-availability of specialist doctors in the far flung and rural areas, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today sought a status report within a week’s time from the concerned Department and posting of requisite staff at the places where they are needed the most. ... Read More »

Take care of your health, safety; DGP tells Jawans

DPO Awantipora, 7 blocks for accommodation, Kot, Stores inaugurated Srinagar Oct 09 (KNS): The Director General of Police Dr. S.P Vaid Monday advised Jawans and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police to take care of their health by putting on safety gears during their duties in and out side police stations, Battalions. DGP was speaking at a Darbar of IRP 17th Bn ... Read More »

‘Street dog population out of control in Srinagar city’

SMC in deep slumber Srinagar, Oct 9 (KNS): Despite the efforts of government to control the street dog population in the city, the miseries of people faced due to these canines seem to be unending. People believe here that street dog numbers continue to affect people in majority of the areas of Srinagar city and this will be the trend ... Read More »

Selection process for 33 FMPHW posts suspended in Rajouri

Inquiry committee finds irregularities; FIR lodged against erring officials RAJOURI OCTOBER 08: Chairman, District Health Society (Deputy Commissioner) Rajouri has suspended the selection process initiated by Health Department for selection of 33 Female Multipurpose Health Workers (FMPHW) after an enquiry committee found glaring irregularities and tempering in the records. The 6 member inquiry committee headed by Addl. Deputy Commissioner in ... Read More »

Bali visits GMC; reviews treatment facilities for Dengue, Swine-flue patients

JAMMU, OCT 08 (PTK): Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today visited Government Medical College & Hospital, Jammu to review the treatment facilities  for the patients with Swine-flue and Dengue symptoms. HiThe Minister also took round of various wards, including emergency, orthopedic, surgery and recovery wards and interacted with the patients, attendants and enquired about the healthcare facilities available ... Read More »