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Dir SKIMS being punished for no reason, say protesters

Urge Govt to reinstate him Srinagar, Jan 10 (KNS): Days after the government attached the Director of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), the supporters of Dr A G Ahanger on Wednesday staged protest against the government for taking ‘unnecessary action’ against the head of the institute, saying that the step taken by the government will affect the institute. The protesters including ... Read More »

Doctors seek reinstatement of Director SKIMS

Srinagar, Jan 10, CNS: The Government decision to attach Director SKIMS Dr AG Ahangar sparked protest in different parts of Valley.     The faculty members of the Institute observed a strike while Residents Doctors Association also held protest resenting government action.     After a media report that some doctors at SKIMS have been indulging in private practice, the Director SKIMS, Dr ... Read More »

JK Govt to introduce Rehbar-e-Sehat scheme to end staff scarcity in JK Hospitals

Similar to ReT pattern, ReS to be introduced across JK, says Health Minister Srinagar, Jan 10 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said that it is going to create posts of Rehbar-e-Sehat on a similar pattern of Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) in Jammu and Kashmir to end the staff paucity in the health institutes of the state. The Minister for Health, Bali ... Read More »

Start evening clinics, impose blanket ban on Private Practice in all teaching institutes: DAK

Appeals CM to take in-depth cognizance of the matter Srinagar, Jan 07 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir(DAK) President Dr Suhail Naik in a communiqué today said that government must impose blanket ban on Private Practice by all doctors who are working in teaching Institutions across state.  Dr Naik further added that teaching Institutions are primarily considered as the landmark and epicenter ... Read More »

Govt places three SKIMS faculty members under suspension, Director asked to report to GAD

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 06: The Government today ordered suspension of three senior faculty members of SKIMS, Soura and their immediate attachment with the office of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir. According to a Government order issued here today Prof.(Dr.) Altaf Kirmani,  Dean & Head, Department of General Surgery; Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, Head, Department of Neurology and Dr. Wajid Ali, Head, Department of ... Read More »

Private hospitals need to evolve in emergency care, quality surgical services: Naeem Akhtar

Inaugurates Budgam’s first private hospital ‘Ibn-Sina’ in Budgam SRINAGAR, JANUARY 06: Highlighting the need for the government to handhold private sector, especially in sectors such as healthcare, Minister for Power Development, Naeem Akhtar today urged private hospitals to strengthen their emergency care and abilities for performing complicated surgeries and other treatments. The Minister was addressing a gathering at the inauguration ... Read More »

Bali holds marathon parley with NHM employees, appeals to resume work

  Says Govt committed to address their issues in a phased manner JAMMU, JANUARY 05- As a sequel to his efforts of mitigating issues off employees, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today held second round of talks with the representatives of the NHM employees and discussed all their issues and demands. Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education, ... Read More »

Mian Altaf questions Govt’s silence on 27 swine flu deaths in Kashmir

  NC MLA slams Govt for delay in action against responsible officials Srinagar, Jan 02 (KNS): Senior National Conference leader and MLA Kangan Mian Altaf intercepted during obituary motion and raised the issue of 27 swine flu deaths in Kashmir. According to the KNS correspondent, taking an opportunity to question the government's negligence, Mian Altaf wanted to know the concerns ... Read More »

Hundreds of new posts of doctors, paramedics being created in JK

Health Dept submits file to CM’s office for approval Srinagar, Dec 21 (KNS): Government is set to create hundreds of new posts of doctors and paramedics to overcome shortage of staff in hospitals and health care centres in Jammu and Kashmir.  A senior official of the Health Department said that Health Department has given nod for creation of new posts ... Read More »

DH Bandipora Organises Mega Health cum Awareness camp

SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora,  December 09: Mega Health cum awareness camp was organised by District Hospital Bandipora under the aegis of Directorate of Heath Services of Kashmir at  far flung village of chuntwari.  An official of DH Bandipora said the medical team walked 05 km's on foot to reach the village as the village is having not road connectivity.  He said ... Read More »