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Govt’s focus on JK’s equitable development: Bali Bhagat

Inspects health institutions in Rajouri, Reasi, announces up-gradation of PHC, Budhal as CHC RAJOURI/REASI, DECEMBER 09 – Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today said that equal development of all three regions of the State with the slogan of Prime Minister Mantri, Narendra Modi “Sab Ka Saath Sab Ka Vikas” is the agenda of the coalition Government in ... Read More »

CM Grievance Cell visits Bandipora Hospital

SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, December 07: Senior officers of J&K Chief Ministers’ Grievance Cell paid a surprise visit to District Hospital Bandipora to take stock of the healthcare facilities being provided to the patients in the hospital.             The team visited various wards and also interacted with the patients and attendants to get the first-hand account of the facilities being provided to ... Read More »

Mushroom growth of Pharma agencies a worry for Govt

Mulling to form Special Taskforce to curb drug menace Srinagar, Dec 04 (KNS): With government failed to implement the much hyped drug policy, it is all set to use other yard sticks to control the increasing drug addiction cases. Sources said a new policy is likely to be framed to tighten noose around the increasing numbers of pharmaceutical agencies that ... Read More »

World AIDS Day: DH Bandipora organises Mega Awareness Camp

SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, 01 December 2017: To observe World Aids Day District Hospital Bandipora in collaboration with Director Health Services Kashmir today organized a mega awareness camp at Bandipora hospital.             The program was attended by Doctors, Paramedics and other staff of the hospital wherein experts delivered lectures regarding consequences, prevention and control of AIDS.             Speaking on the occasion, the ... Read More »

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 »