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04-Jul-2020 Srinagar

TB awareness camp held at Central Jail Srinagar

A Tuberculosis awareness camp was today organized at Central Jail Srinagar in collaboration with District Tuberculosis Control Society, Srinagar.During the camp, the jail inmates and staff were sensitized about the mode of transmission, symptoms and treatment...

14-Jun-2020 Srinagar

Dr Mir Sammiullah removes 10 KG mesentric tumour from a patient

Dr Mir Samiullah has removed 10 kilogram mesentric tumour from a patient and is likely to find a place in Guinness Book of World Records.In a rare feat Dr Mir Samiullah removed  a massive tumour from mesentry of a female patient from Ladoo Pampore...

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...

31-Jul-2017 Doda

Health mela held at Doda

To raise awareness about population explosion in connection with World population fortnight, the Health Department today organized a Health Mela at Doda in which about 500 people participated. ADC, Mohammad Hanief Malik, was the chief guest on the occasion...

23-Jul-2017 Bandipora

102 health institutions functioning in Bandipora

Health is wealth. Nobody can challenge or compromise this commonly used Maxim. It is peerless. There is no alternative which can be used as health. A poor peasant with good health is happier than a rich person with poor health.The health sector is prime concern...

12-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Say no to junk foods, ‘Children facing more health problems’

While consumption of junk foods have overtaken our daily food habits, its side effects cannot be brushed aside.Doctors say that people are busy in their day to day lives and do not have time to focus on their diet plan.Everywhere-in courts, offices, schools,...

06-May-2017 Kishtwar

SPCB holds awareness campaign in hospitals

State Pollution Control Board(SPCB) today held   awareness campaign  to  educate hospital managements  about  various guidelines and rules governing Pollution Control and bio-medical  Waste Management.A team of SPCB headed by...

02-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Second phase of Pulse Polio immunization held across Kashmir

The second phase of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme was held across the valley today in which above 9.7 lakh children under the age of 5 years were administered anti-polio vaccine to protect them against the crippling disease.Over one million...

02-Apr-2017 Jammu

Health Secretary inaugurates PPIP at Govt Hospital Gandhi Nagar

Commissioner Secretary Health & Medical Education Department, Dr AK Bhandhari, today inaugurated 2nd round of Pulse Polio Immunization Programme (PPIP) at Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar here.Director Family Welfare, Immunization and MCH, Dr Sameer Matoo, Project...

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...

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