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Valley facing slightly increased surge in H1N1 infections: Dir SKIMS

No need to panic or scare Srinagar, Nov 18 (KNS): Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences is catering to the patient care of the Valley in particular and the State of J&K in general ever-since 1982 at tertiary level with the help of its dedicated manpower and state-of-art Technology and Augmented Infrastructure.  For all these three and half decades Respiratory and ... Read More »

Asiea Naqash reviews functioning of Tertiary Care, other Hospitals of Jammu city

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 14: Minister of State of H&UD, Health & Medical Education and Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash today reviewed the functioning of Tertiary Care health institutions and other hospitals in Jammu city. The meeting had threadbare discussion on several issues related to functioning of these health institutions besides reviewing the status of OPD, sanitation, repair and renovation works in GMC and other ... Read More »

 DAK holds free diabetes screening camp at Kupwara

  Srinagar, Nov 14:  To mark the World Diabetes Day, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday held a free diabetes screening cum awareness camp at Gulgam village of district Kupwara. “A team of doctors screened over 800 persons out of which 12 new cases of diabetes were detected with majority of them females and aged above 45 years,” said DAK ... Read More »

Fortis Escorts Hospital organizes CME on liver transplantation

Govt keen to promote health sector, pvt players are welcome to start their ventures in state: Bali JAMMU, NOVEMBER 11 – The Fortis Escorts Liver & Digestive Diseases Institute, New Delhi in collaboration with the Maxxlyfe Hospital, Jammu organized a CME here today to update the knowledge of local doctors in the field of liver related ailments and liver transplantation.           ... Read More »

Anantnag District Hospitals san basic facilities Patients suffer

  Anantnag, Nov 11 (KNS): The non-availability of facilities and understaffed hospitals in Anantnag speaks about the poor state of affairs in health department.  According to the KNS correspondent, Hussain Babu, the district hospital Anantnag and the Maternity and Childcare hospitals are the most crowded health facilities in south Kashmir region as several areas of Pir Panjal and Chenab Valley ... Read More »

NEET (PG)-2018 exam: Mehbooba writes to Union Health Minister, seeks exam centre at Srinagar

  JAMMU, NOVEMBER 10: Taking cognizance of the problems flagged by concerned candidates due to non-availability of a NEET (PG) examination centre at Srinagar, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has pleaded with Centre for establishment of an examination centre for the coming examination. In her communication to union Health & Family Welfare Minister, J P Nadda, the Chief Minister has drawn ... Read More »

Swine flu: Use of antibiotics inappropriate, cautions DAK

 ‘Antiviral drugs prevent flu deaths’   Srinagar, Nov 09: Doctors in Kashmir valley prescribe antibiotics for swine flu even though it is caused by a virus against which antibiotics have no effect, said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on thursday in a communiqué.  President DAK and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan said swine flu is a viral infection that is ... Read More »

Absence of NEET centre in Kashmir jeopardizes career of aspirants: DAK

  Srinagar, Nov 08:  With no National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) centre in Kashmir for postgraduate medical courses, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday said the decision would jeopardize the career of thousands of aspiring doctors. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué  said absence of examination centre for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses has left aspirant doctors in ... Read More »

Ashraf Mir inaugurates first aid, emergency room at GKNH

‘Will take personal interest to ensure upgradation of facilities in hospital’ Srinagar, Nov 07 (KNS): Member Legislative Assembly Sonwar, Mohammed Ashraf Mir today inaugurated first aid & emergency room here at Government Kashmir Nursing Home (GKNH) On the occasion, Principal Government Medical College Srinagar Professor Samia Rashid and Medical Superintendent Dr Jehangir Bakshi were also present. The facilities have been ... Read More »

Hepatitis C, food habits main cause of liver failure in Kashmir: Dr Goyal

‘Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi starts monthly OPD for liver failure patients’ ‘Planning to start a Liver Transplant Center in Valley on collaboration basis’ Srinagar: A renowned liver transplant surgeon of India, Dr Neerav Goyal Saturday said the Hepatitis C and intake of heavy fat diet were the main reasons for liver failure in Kashmir. “As per initial assessment of patients coming from Valley, ... Read More »