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11-Feb-2017 Srinagar

DHSK launches National Tobacco Control Programme

Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) today 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...

17-Jan-2017 Anantnag

Health Sector in Anantnag at a glance

District Anantnag has made great strides as well as providing healthcare facilities in concerned. It is only next to summer capital Srinagar in the Kashmir province for having better  healthcare network consisting of 18 Medical Institutions, one district...

07-Jan-2017 Jammu

Towards improving patient-care

In a novel step towards improving the patient care, and to ensure sanitation mechanism in government health institutions across the State, the Government has introduced a unique scheme of multi-colored bed sheets. Now onwards, there will be different colors...

19-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Beware of the meat you eat

Asserting that the uncovered meat sold in the markets is dangerous for human health, the medical experts Saturday warned that the hepatitis is spreading among people due to the consumption of uncovered, unhygienic meat.It is alleged that the unauthorized butchers...

10-Oct-2016 Anantnag

First ever cancer surgery performed in South Kashmir

In a major milestone in the health history of J&K, a team of oncologists Monday conducted cancer surgeries for the first time in South Kashmir at Islamabad district hospital.A team of eight oncology surgeons from SKIMS Soura, headed by HoD Oncology...

31-Aug-2016 Srinagar

5 cancer surgeries conducted at District hospital Baramulla

SKIMS Srinagar and Kashmir’s health department have started a big initiative for conducting cancer surgeries at district hospitals in Kashmir Valley.Top sources while disclosing this to KNS revealed that as part of the government’s initiative to conduct cancer...

26-Aug-2016 Srinagar

Director Health Kashmir felicitates Prof. Dr S Natrajan

Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman felicitated renowned vitreo retinal surgeon Prof Dr S Natrajan on Thursday at an academic event organized by the Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir.Dr Natrajan in his lecture delivered power point assisted...

23-Jul-2016 Srinagar

Four flown to AIIMS at CM’s directive for specialized treatment

The State Government today informed that over last more than 10 days, 2252 persons with minor and major injuries have been treated in various hospitals. Out of them, 2144 have been discharged after treatment and 104 injured persons are currently admitted...

23-Jul-2016 Srinagar

Director SKIMS appeals people for smooth drive of ambulances

Director, SKIMS Soura, Dr. A G Ahanagar has appealed public to ensure smooth movement of ambulances.“As you know there has been an unprecedented increase in the number of patients especially critically sick and trauma related due to prevailing adverse conditions...

18-Jun-2016 Kulgam

Army organises medical camp in Kulgam

In keeping with the popular demand of local populace of village Wanpoh of Kulgam District, a free medical camp was organised today by Army Camp, Highground at Higher Secondary School, Wanpoh.A team of Army and civil doctors of district hospital, Kulgam...

16-Jun-2016 Srinagar

Free medical camp held at JLNM hospital Rainawari

The Medicity Gurgaon, New Delhi in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Press Association today conducted a free medical camp at Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial (JLNM) Hospital, Rainawari.Divisional Commissioner, Dr. Asgar Samoon inaugurated the camp. Medical...

28-May-2016 Srinagar

DHSK organizes tuberculosis update 2016

Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) today organized a day-long seminar titled "Tuberculosis Update 2016" today at Government Medical College Srinagar Auditorium as a part of Continuous Medical Education.The aim of the seminar was to create awareness about...

09-May-2016 Jammu

Four days advance meditation camp concludes

A four days Advance Meditation Course/Stage Silence camp organized in District Jail Jammu by Arunima Sinha, State Teachers Coordinator (STC) Youth Leadership Training Programme (YLTP) GM Training Govt. Executive Programme (GET) “Art of Living” J&K...

29-Mar-2016 Srinagar

Free Medical camp held at Zewan

12th Battalion of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police (JKAP) Zewan Tuesday organized Free Medical and Health Awareness Camp at Govt Girls High School Zewan Srinagar in collaboration with Directorate of ISM (Ayush).On the occasion, IGP IRP Kashmir Sunil Kumar said...

17-Jan-2016 Pulwama

Appeal for calm after polio death rumours spark panic

Authorities on Sunday appealed for calm after rumoured deaths of children following polio vaccination in the Kashmir Valley triggered a mad run to hospitals by hundreds of anxious parents with their children.Huge crowds thronged hospitals across south Kashmir in...

07-Oct-2015 Srinagar

One day CME on childhood tuberculosis held at GB Pant Hospital

A one day CME on “Management of childhood tuberculosis-revised IAP-RNTCP guidelines 2015” was held in the PG department of Pediatrics, GB Pant Hospital Srinagar today in collaboration with National Health Mission.The CME covered the Case vignettes from...

02-Sep-2015 Srinagar

Spurious Drug Menace: Legislators’ panel calls for tangible action

Taking serious note of the spurious drugs menace in the State, a committee of legislators today asked the Government to take strong action against both the medicos and the pharmaceutical outlets responsible for passing around poisonous medicines.Chairing a...

17-Aug-2015 Baramulla

Hundreds attend Free Medical cum Vet. Camp at Village Batpora

A free Medical cum Veterinary Camp was held at Primary Health Center village Sagribatpora Pattan in district Baramulla. The Medical cum Veterinary Camp by organized by 29 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion from Army Camp, Haiderbeig Pattan evoked a phenomenal...

12-Aug-2015 Srinagar

MPs to head Monitoring Committees for NHM

The Government has reconstituted the District Level Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (DLVMC) for monitoring the progress and implementation of the National Health Mission (NHM).As per the government order, the DLVMC would be headed by the concerned Member...

10-Aug-2015 Srinagar

LA panel recommends PSA against persons dealing in spurious drugs

The Committee on Public Accounts (PAC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Monday discussed and examined the audit report pertaining to the department of Health and Medical Education (H&ME) in a meeting held here under the chairmanship of Main...

10-Jul-2015 Kupwara

Palpora Qaziabad residents protest against PHE

The aggrieved residents of Palpora Qaziabad Handwara came out to roads and staged protest against PHE department for failing in providing water supply during the Holy month of Ramzaan.The residents shouted slogans against PHE department for shortage of drinking...

30-Nov-2014 Beijing

497,000 people affected by HIV/AIDS in China

The number of HIV/AIDS cases in China had touched 497,000 by the end of October, with 154,000 deaths, the latest official figures said, according to reports Sunday.Vice director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, Wang Guoqiang, revealed...

26-Nov-2014 London

Paracetamol's link with Asthma exaggerated: Researchers

The fear that paracetamol given to babies can trigger asthma may be exaggerated, find researchers.The use of paracetamol during pregnancy and/or a child's early life has been implicated in the development of childhood asthma - prompting concerns to be...

12-Oct-2014 Srinagar

Air force organised Free Medical camp

As part of the week long Air Force Day Celebrations, a Relief and Medical camp was organised by Air Force Station, Srinagar at the Zila Sainik Board, Batmaloo, Srinagar on 11 Oct 2014.According to a statement issued to KNS Air Commodore B Balachandran,...

12-Oct-2014 Srinagar

CM’s Political Secretary inaugurates blood camp donates blood

Donating blood, Tanvir Sadiq,  political secretary to Omar Abdullah sunday inaugurated a blmp at Firdous Cinema, Hawal chowck in downtown srinagar today. “If anybody dies due to lack of blood,it is very unfortunate.To avoid this,every body must donate blood”,said...

04-Oct-2014 Jammu

No epidemic in Jammu region, says Kashmir government

Jammu and Kashmir's health department Saturday dismissed as "rumours" the spread of any epidemic in the flood-affected Jammu region and said they are continuously monitoring the situation."There is no epidemic of diarrhoeal diseases in Jammu...

02-Apr-2014 Srinagar

FFP responsible for Hepatitis C in Hemophiliacs: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday said that it is shocking and at the same time alarming that out of 90 hemophiliac patients screened 35 are positive for Hepatitis C virus infection and 4 of them have died.President DAK, Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan in a statement...

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