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DHSK launches National Tobacco Control Programme

Director directs all officers for implementation of TOGs Srinagar, Feb 11 (KNS): Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) Saturday launched National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) in a workshop at Division of Epidemiology & Public Health (DEPH) building Barzulla wherein Divisional Health Administrators, Chief Medical Officers and Medical Superintendents of Kashmir Division took part. According to a statement issued to KNS, ... Read More »

39% cancers could be prevented by healthy lifestyle: DAK

Healthy life style can lower the risk Srinagar, Feb 04 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that more than a third of all cancers could be prevented by adopting a healthy lifestyle. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that choosing a healthy lifestyle could help in lowering the risk of various types of cancers. A ... Read More »

Bali for sustained state-wide campaign against Cancer

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 4: Expressing concern over increasing rate of cancer patients across the State, Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today called for joint fight against the dreaded disease. The Minister was addressing a gathering during commemorating World Cancer Day (WCD) function held at Government Medical College (GMC) here. The Minister called for a sustained state-wide affective awareness ... Read More »

SMHS out of Saraie, hundreds of vehicles park in front

Srinagar | Feb 03 (PTK):  SMHS hospital here in Srinagar has less parking space but more vehicular movement from dawn to dusk,  the issue of less parking space here have been several times discussed among hospital administration but perhaps it felt deaf ears said SMHS parking union head Mehraj Din. Each vehicle come and engulf the space which was important ... Read More »

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 »