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Director SKIMS calls on Governor

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 2: Dr. A.G. Ahangar, Director Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here. Dr. Ahangar briefed the Governor about the functioning of the various Specialties in the Institute. He discussed the plans for its future growth, particularly the infrastructural development. Recalling the erstwhile outstanding reputation of the Institute the Governor ... Read More »

CMO Budgam inaugurates Lab at Khag

Sheikh Sartaj BUDGAM (Khag),Feb 01: Chief Medical Officer Budgam Dr G M Dar on Wednesday visited  Medical Block  Khag and  inaugurated a lab at PHC Lassipora Drang. Officials said the lab has come up under Hospital Development  Fund (HDF) and after that it will directly come under centrally sponsored scheme Roji Kalyan Samiti (RKS) funds. On the occasion,Block Medical Officer ... Read More »

Members discuss working of Health and Medical Education Department

JAMMU, JANUARY 31: Several members took part in the discussion on working of Health and Medical Education Department in the Legislative Council today. Dr Bashir Ahmad Veeri while initiating the discussion appreciated the performance of health department including drivers, paramedical staff, doctors who worked tirelessly in transporting the patients during unrest in Kashmir valley. He demanded for strengthening of all ... Read More »

Several innovative measures initiated to improve healthcare facilities in JK: Bali

Rs 545.54 cr earmarked under PMDP to augment infrastructure in health sector JAMMU, JANUARY 31 – Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today saidthe Government is striving hard to further improving the health facilities across the State, for which several initiatives have been taken. He said health is the prime concern of everyone and Government is making concerted ... Read More »

Authorities at SMHS orders probe into death of patient

Family alleges ‘dereliction’ of duty by medicos Srinagar, Jan 29 (KNS): Authorities in the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital have initiated a probe into the death of a patient caused due to alleged dereliction of duty. The authorities have ordered the probe into the matter after a family of deceased Farooq Ahmad Gojri, resident of Gadood Bagh Habba Kadal ... Read More »

Pulse Polio Immunization campaign held across Kashmir

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 29: In connection with Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) programme, 3-day campaign started across the Kashmir under which the children upto the age of 5 years are being administered anti-polio vaccine. The Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman, Sunday launched the Intensified Pulse-Polio Immunization programme at the JLMN Hospital Rainawari by administering anti-polio drops to children below the age of ... Read More »

DAK concerned over prescribing ‘generic drugs’ supplied by JKMSCL

Srinagar, Jan 27, CNS: President, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK), Dr G M Mir Fridayshowed serious concern over a recent press release in an English daily about a “Drug Alert Notice” by the Office of the Controller Drug and Food Control Organization J&K – Jammu for the drugs”Acelofenac-100mg” and “Ceftriazone-1 gm” which is being supplied by J&K Medical Supplies Corporation Limited(JKMSCL). ... Read More »

Govt to take up with IAF issue of airlifting patients from inaccessible areas: Dy CM

JAMMU, JANUARY 20: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Government would take up the issue of airlifting patients from inaccessible areas of the State with the Indian Air Force (IAF), which previously used to provide such services. The Deputy Chief Minister was responding to the concerns of the Members as several Legislators ... Read More »

Mobile veterinary services being extended in Banyari area: Zahoor Mir

          JAMMU, JANUARY 12: Minister of State for Animal and Sheep Husbandry today informed the Legislative Council that veterinary healthcare facility is being extended for the livestock of Banyari area of district Bandipora through mobile arrangement.           Replying to a question by Yasir Reshi in the Upper House today, the Minister elaborated that Veterinary Care for cattle population of Banyari ... Read More »

Spurious drugs: SHRC seeks personal appearance of Commissioner Secretary

Srinagar, Jan 4, CNS: State Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Commissioner Secretary to Government Health Department seeking his personal appearance for a complaint related to spurious drugs.      Earlier Jammu Kashmir People’s Forum through its Secretary General MM Shuja has filed a petition in State Human Rights Commission about the supply of spurious and sub-standard drugs in ... Read More »