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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 »

Transfer of Gynaecologist from Bandipora District Hospital leaves Women Patients in the Lurch

                                                        SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, November 25: Instead of ensuring basic healthcare and providing better facilities in Hospitals, the Health department has transferred the lone gynaecologist from the Bandipora District Hospital and forgot to ... Read More »

7 casualties reported out of 34 Swine flu cases in Kashmir 

Srinagar, Nov 24, CNS:  H1N1 flu has claimed 7 lives in Kashmir Valley this season, said a medical official to Kashmir News Trust. He said a total of 34 cases have been reported among which 7 persons died to acute infection. The medical official added that 20 patients have already been discharged while 7 persons suffering from this flu are ... Read More »

CM’s Grievances Cell suggests health insurance cover for poor households

‘Access of poor households can be enhanced to quality health care’ Jammu, Nov 24 (KNS): In order to help the poor patients for bearing expenses on account of their treatment for serious ailments in the Government as well as private sectors, the Grievances Cell of Chief Minister has suggested the department of Health & Medical Education to consider devising a ... Read More »

DH Bandipora organises Mega Health camp at Chuntimulla

Chuntimulla, Bandipora, November 20: District Hospital Bandipora on Monday organised a Mega Health Camp at Primary Health Centre Chuntimulla. The camp was inaugurated by Member of Legislative Assembly Bandipora Usman Majid and was attended by about 1000 patients who availed the health facilities in the said camp. CMO Bandipora Dr Bilquesa ,Medical Superintendent Bandipora Dr.Masrat, ZMO PHC Chuntimullah Dr. Muneeb & ... Read More »

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 »