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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 »

Centre’s Maternity Benefit Bill a historic move: Priya Sethi

‘It will ensure well being of mother and child’ JAMMU, MARCH13: Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Ms Priya Sethi today said the Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by the Parliament is going to ensure better health and wellbeing of the mother and child. The Minister said increase in maternity leave is a welcome ... Read More »

Bali Bhagat pays surprise visit to G B Pant, Rajiv Gandhi Hospitals

Orders suspension of truant medico JAMMU, MARCH 04:  Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat paid surprise visit to G B Pant Cantonment Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital here today and took stock of the functioning of these health institutions. During the inspection of Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital at Gangyal, the Minister found one Dr Tania Nazir on ... Read More »

First ever cancer surgery performed at DH Pulwama

Dir health appreciates operative team Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNS): District Hospital Pulwama has achieved yet another feat by performing first ever major cancer surgery on Thursday. According to the statement issued to KNS, the officials said that an elderly male patient with CA Rectum was successfully operated upon by a team of doctors which included Dr Shameem (Onco Surgeon), Dr ... Read More »

Kashmiri Scientist behind the discovery of a new type of diabetes afflicting the brain

  New Delhi, Feb 22, CNS: In a groundbreaking study, scientists at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi have described a new type of diabetes they term as “Diabetes Type 4”. The lead Scientist in this Research is the highly acclaimed Kashmiri clinical researcher Dr. Muneeb Faiq.      According to Dr. Muneeb Faiq and his team, this diabetes ... Read More »

Inappropriate prescribing of psychiatric drugs harming patients: DAK

‘1.8 million people having mental distress in Kashmir’ Srinagar, Feb 21 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that inappropriate prescribing of psychiatric drugs for mental health problems are causing serious harm to patients. Raising concern, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that unnecessary use of psychiatric medications are putting patients at risk of serious adverse ... Read More »

Influential doctors in Kashmir given choicest postings: DAK

   ‘Transfer policy being brazenly violated’ Srinagar, Feb 15, CNS: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday said that influential doctors in Kashmir are given choicest postings in brazen violation of transfer policy.  Taking a strong exception to this, President DAK Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan in a statement said that transfer policy of doctors is being blatantly flouted, with the sole objective of giving places ... Read More »

District hospital #Rajouri without basic facilities patients suffer

Hospital lack doctors, ambulances, other staff Rajouri, Feb13 (KNS): Notwithstanding the tall claims by government to provide the best heal facilities to the people of remote areas in J&K, the district Hospital Rajouri is without doctors, medical staff, ambulances and stretchers. Resident blames the government has failed to provide basic facilities like here, a stretcher is not available there. Ambulance, ... Read More »