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06-Mar-2020 Anantnag

One Day Drug De -addiction Seminar Organized at GDC Anantnag

One day Drug De- addiction seminar was held at GDC (Government Degree College) Anantnag.On the Occasion Excise Department Officer, Tariq Ahmad was the Chief Guest.The main aim of the seminar was to raise awareness among the students about the menace of drug...

07-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Coronavirus: DAK seeks testing facility in Kashmir

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday sought testing facility for the deadly coronavirus in Kashmir that would detect cases faster and speed up the diagnosis.“When the  testing facility is available, we will be able to have the test results in 4 hours...

02-Feb-2020 Bandipora

Coronavirus: Series of awareness programs held across Bandipora

Series of awareness programmes were held across north Kashmir’s district Bandipora to inform masses about the coronavirus outbreak, symptoms, preventions and precautions.The main awareness program was held at Town Hall Bandipora. Chief Medical Officer Bandipora...

30-Jan-2020 Srinagar

Kashmir has potential threat of coronavirus : DAK

Following the recent outbreak of coronavirus in China, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday said that there is a potential threat of the novel virus in Kashmir as people from different parts of the world come here as tourists.In a statement issued to the...

29-Jan-2020 Srinagar

Corona-virus: Don’t panic, take precautions: DAK tells People

Following the recent outbreak of the novel (new) coronavirus in china which has infected almost 6000 people and claimed at least 132 lives so far, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday has urged health authorities in Kashmir to prepare for the potential...

19-Jan-2020 SRINAGAR

Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization held across Kashmir

The Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) Programme was today held across Kashmir during which thousands of children under the age of 5 years were administered anti-polio vaccine to protect them against the crippling disease.AT ANANTNAG: The District...

26-Dec-2019 Jammu

Skin requires special attention in winter, says experts

Though winters are known to be a healthy season, the dry, rough and cool winds of these months have a harsh effect on our skin, making it to appear dry, flaky and chapped said Dr D M Mahajan, Senior Consultant – Dermatology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals.He...

20-Dec-2019 Srinagar

Cold weather heightens risk of high blood pressure : DAK

As extreme cold blankets Kashmir, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said frigid temperatures put people at greater risk of high blood pressure.“The drop in  temperature during winter actually raises mercury in blood pressure gauges,” said...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Preparations afoot to start 102-108 Ambulance Services in J&K: MD NHM

Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K Bhupinder Kumar today said that the long awaited 102-108 ambulance service is being rolled out in Jammu and Kashmir in a months time for the benefit of general masses.The Mission Director said that for the operationalisation...

28-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Gousia Shafakhana commemorates 10 years of services

Gousia Shafakhana & Diagnostic Centre running under the aegis of Idhara Auqaf Gousia, on Sunday celebrated its ten years of medical services in the Valley.The 10th anniversary, held here at Mumtaz Towers, Sarah City Centre, saw a huge participation of people...

26-Mar-2019 Jammu

DTC Jammu observes World TB Day

District Tuberculosis Centre Jammu today organized an awareness programme to observe World Tuberculosis Day at the Chest Diseases Hospital here.Director Health Services Jammu Dr Samir Mattoo was the chief guest and Deputy Director Schemes Dr Sayed Tasneem Bano...

23-Mar-2019 Kupwara/Pulwama

World TB Day observed at Kupwara, Pulwama

District Tuberculosis Officer  (DTO) Dr Mohammad Ramzan  today flagged off a rally of school children from District Hospital Kupwara, on the eve of World Tuberculosis Day. Later a function was held at AMT school in which  Immunization Officer ...

13-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Provide free swine flu vaccine to high risk groups: DAK to authorities

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday urged health authorities in Kashmir to provide free swine flu vaccine to high risk groups like elderly, children younger than 5 years of age, pregnant women and persons with medical conditions.“Free vaccination will...

30-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Winter increases risk of high blood pressure, warns DAK

As Kashmir Valley is reeling under an intense cold wave with temperatures dipping below freezing point, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday warned that chill of winter increases the risk of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.“Cold weather...

01-Oct-2018 Srinagar

First-ever Geriatric Medicine CME held at JLNM Hospital

Atal Dulloo, Principal Secretary to Government, Department of Health and Medical Education inaugurated Separate OPD and Registration Counter for Senior Citizens at JLNM Hospital, RainawariOn ‘International Day of Older Persons’ Department of Geriatric Medicine,...

21-Sep-2018 Rajouri

Several major surgeries conducted at DH Rajouri

Six major surgeries including three Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Gall Bladder stones were performed today here at District Hospital Rajouri.As per the OT schedule surgeries were conducted by a team of doctors headed by Dr. Mushtaq Choudhary laparoscopic...

05-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Project Health for All launched in Kashmir

Rehabilitation Alliance Kashmir under the aegis of Batamaloo TradersAssociation, an embodiment of compassion, care and concerntowards the suffering societyofKashmir in general and its traders fraternity in particular has enteredinto collaboration with Kashmir ClinicsBatamaloo,...

19-Jul-2018 Jammu

Free medical checkup camp for senior citizens held at Satwari

Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu, in collaboration with Department of Ophthalmology Government Medical College, Jammu and ENT Department, SMGS Hospital,  organized a free medical Eye and ENT checkup camp for senior citizens here at Satwari Chatha.A large...

26-Jun-2018 Srinagar

JKSACS observes int’l day on drug abuse

Director General Health Services Kashmir, Dr. Saleem-ur-Rehman today stressed for involving maximum youth to uproot drug menace in the state.The DG said this after inaugurating a daylong event to observe International Day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking,...

25-Jun-2018 Srinagar

2-day workshop on Measles Rubella begins in Srinagar

Directorate of Family Welfare, Maternal and Child Health and Immunization J&K (FW, MCH&I) today organized two-day workshop on Measles Rubella Campaign, a vaccination campaign against measles here.The workshop was jointly inaugurated by Director FW, MCH&I,...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

8 kg abdominal mass (cancer) removed from patient at Star hospitals

In a rare and complicated surgery, Dr Mir Sammiullah at Star Hospital has successfully extricated an abdominal tumour from a 70 year-old man from Pulwama.The tumour, weighing a whopping 8.4 kg, is the largest of its kind,” said Dr Samiullah head of gastrointestinal...

19-May-2018 Rajouri

Dr Kotwal reviews progress on Rajouri GMC project

The Principal Secretary to the government Health and Medical Education Department Dr Pawan Kotwal today reviewed the pace of progress on Govt Medical College campus and associated projects.Rs 139 Crore project comprising Rs 69 Cr Academic block, Rs 40 Cr...

10-May-2018 Ramban

DHS Ramban organizes mega RBSK screening camp

District Health Society (DHS) in collaboration with Education and ICDS organized a mega health and screening camp under Rashtriya Bal Sawasthya Karyakram (RBSK) at Doligam, here today.The camp was inaugurated by MLA Banihal, Vikar Rasool Wani   in the...

17-Mar-2018 Jammu

Violence Against Medicos: Pawan Kotwal inaugurates Panel Discussion

Principal Secretary to Government, Health and Medical Education Department J&K, Dr. Pawan Kotwal today said that government will take initiatives to ensure the security of doctors while delivering their professional duties.Kotwal said this while inaugurating...

11-Mar-2018 Ramban

Over 65000 children get IPPI round 2nd Vaccination in Ramban

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Saif-Ud-Din Khan  kickstarted second phase of pulse polio programme at District Hospital , here today.Dy. CMO Iqbal Bhat, Doctors and other staff were present on the occasion. As many as 65000 children below five years...

11-Mar-2018 Baramulla

DHSK kick-starts ‘Skill for Life’ training for first responders

Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) today kick-started ‘Skill for life’ a skill-based training program for the first responder here at Kashmir Skills and Simulation Centre, Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare at Dhobiwan, Tangmarg.The initiative...

14-Feb-2018 Srinagar

SKIMS conducts first Pediatric Autologous Stem Cell transplant

The Department of Medical Oncology SKIMS, Srinagar on Wednesday conducted the first Pediatric Autologous Stem Cell transplant of a five-year-old  child suffering from Neuroblastoma.The spokesman said Dr Huma first female oncologist at SKIMS conducted...

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