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J&K Bank on the eve of Eid-I-Milad donates ambulance to Dargah Hazratbal

Srinagar, Nov 30, CNS: J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmad today presented the state-of-the-art ambulance to the senior functionaries of J&K Waqf Board while paying obeisance at the Dargah Hazratbal. Chairman Parvez Ahmed handed over the key of vehicle to the Waqf Board’s Sr. Controller Finances Ajaz Ahmad Mir in presence of the bank’s Executive Presidents Vagesh Chander, S S ... Read More »

Mehbooba conducts surprise visit of SMGS Hospital

Expresses dismay over poor sanitation, orders immediate attachment of Medical Supdt Also inspects MHS Park, expresses satisfaction over pace of work JAMMU, NOVEMBER 30: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today paid a surprise visit of the SMGS Hospital here and personally took stock of the sanitation, medical facilities and availability of medicine to the patients. The Chief Minister visited various wards ... Read More »

LA Panel on environment visits Chenani-Nashri tunnel

Members call for urgent measures to minimize pollution inside subway UDHAMPUR, NOVEMBER 30: The Legislative Assembly Panel on environment today visited Chenani-Nashri Tunnel and its adjoining sites to take on the spot assessment of the environment issues inside and around the subway. The team was led by the Committee Chairman Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami and comprised Legislators Pawan Kumar Gupta, Choudhary ... Read More »

DH Bandipora organises CME session on Safe Blood Transfusion

Suhail Rather Bandipora, November 28: District Hospital Bandipora on Tuesday organised CME session on "Safe Blood Transfusion" under the aegis of Directorate of Heath services Kashmir and Medical Superintendent District Hospital Bandipora.           The session was attended by Doctors/Medical officers including physician specialists, Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologist, Paediatrician and Paramedics.           The session started with a brief introduction regarding blood transfusion by ... Read More »

96 per cent Anganwadi Centres operating from rented buildings: Govt

‘29267 Anganwadi centres operational in JK, 2339 in pipeline’ Jammu, Nov 27 (KNS): Minister of State for Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today convened a meeting to review the status of various ongoing projects being executed under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in Jammu division. Commissioner- Secretary, Social Welfare Department, Shujaat Ahmed Khan, Mission Director, ICDS, J&K, ... Read More »

More than 35 lakh Kashmiris will have hypertension under new guidelines: DAK

Srinagar, Nov 26:  With new guidelines on hypertension, more than 35 lakh people in Kashmir valley now will have high blood pressure, said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday in a communiqué. “That is a huge number of people,” said DAK President Dr Nisar  ul Hassan. He said anyone with blood pressure higher than130/80 now will be considered to have ... Read More »

Transfer of Gynaecologist from Bandipora District Hospital leaves Women Patients in the Lurch

                                                        SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, November 25: Instead of ensuring basic healthcare and providing better facilities in Hospitals, the Health department has transferred the lone gynaecologist from the Bandipora District Hospital and forgot to ... Read More »

7 casualties reported out of 34 Swine flu cases in Kashmir 

Srinagar, Nov 24, CNS:  H1N1 flu has claimed 7 lives in Kashmir Valley this season, said a medical official to Kashmir News Trust. He said a total of 34 cases have been reported among which 7 persons died to acute infection. The medical official added that 20 patients have already been discharged while 7 persons suffering from this flu are ... Read More »

CM’s Grievances Cell suggests health insurance cover for poor households

‘Access of poor households can be enhanced to quality health care’ Jammu, Nov 24 (KNS): In order to help the poor patients for bearing expenses on account of their treatment for serious ailments in the Government as well as private sectors, the Grievances Cell of Chief Minister has suggested the department of Health & Medical Education to consider devising a ... Read More »

DH Bandipora organises Mega Health camp at Chuntimulla

Chuntimulla, Bandipora, November 20: District Hospital Bandipora on Monday organised a Mega Health Camp at Primary Health Centre Chuntimulla. The camp was inaugurated by Member of Legislative Assembly Bandipora Usman Majid and was attended by about 1000 patients who availed the health facilities in the said camp. CMO Bandipora Dr Bilquesa ,Medical Superintendent Bandipora Dr.Masrat, ZMO PHC Chuntimullah Dr. Muneeb & ... Read More »