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By sourav kalyan On 18 Jan, 2018 At 10:42 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

In order to streamline the functioning of private hospitals, Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) today sealed various sections of two private hospitals. The hospitals acted against are: Quality Care Hospital and Ess Bee Hospital in district Kupwara. The divisional task force comprised of Dr G A Wani, Dr Zakir Khan and Ab Hamid along […]

By sourav kalyan On 17 Jan, 2018 At 06:41 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

2455 Posts Of Doctors Vacant, Reveals Economic Survey Report Against the recommended World Health Organisation norm of 1:1000, Jammu and Kashmir has low doctor-patient ratio of 1:1658 as 2455 medico posts are lying vacant in the state, an official report has revealed. The economic survey report 2017 reveals that there are 2455 posts of doctors […]

By sourav kalyan On 16 Jan, 2018 At 06:52 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

Sources at various district and sub-district hospitals told Greater Kashmir that work was badly affected due to absence of NHM medical and para-medical staff. These health centers as per sources are largely dependent upon NHM staff. With as many as 1225 employees in south Kashmir forming part of the ongoing NHM employees’ strike, the patient […]

By sourav kalyan On 15 Jan, 2018 At 06:04 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

Number of cancer patients in Kashmir swells Five years on, state government is yet to take a decision on augmenting the cancer treatment facilities at Government Medical College Srinagar and grant a tertiary care cancer center (TCCC) status to it, a facility that could benefit thousands of patients in Kashmir. Despite having requisite infrastructure to […]

By sourav kalyan On 14 Jan, 2018 At 09:13 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

Three patients with heart block were saved yesterday at SMHS Hospital, when doctors performed primary angioplasties on the patients within 15 minutes of reaching the hospital. On Friday, cardiology department of SMHS Hospital carried out three back to back primary angioplasties, saving life and heart muscle of the patients, officials at the hospital said. “Two […]

By sourav kalyan On 11 Jan, 2018 At 07:51 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

This was informed today by the Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, while replying to a calling attention notice moved by MLC, Surinder Kumar Choudhary in Legislative Council. A 100 bedded building to cater to the patients requiring emergency services will soon be constructed at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Jammu, for […]

By sourav kalyan On 10 Jan, 2018 At 09:15 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

Resident doctors protest against govt decision Patient services at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) were hit today as resident doctors of the institute went on a strike against government decision of attaching director and suspension of senior doctors of the institute, triggering protests from patients who faced difficulties in availing the services. On Tuesday, […]

By sourav kalyan On 9 Jan, 2018 At 09:19 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

Minister of State for Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash and MLA Jammu West, Sat Sharma were also present on the occasion. Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today dedicated new 32-beddded recovery ward and facility of common room for doctors (boys & girls) in hospital canteen of Government Medical College and Hospital, […]

By sourav kalyan On 8 Jan, 2018 At 09:32 AM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

For creating awareness among the people about Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD) and precautionary measures to keep away the heart ailments, Head, Department of Cardiology (HoD), Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Jammu, Dr Sushil Sharma along with a team of doctors, paramedics and volunteers today organised a free medical camp at old age home, Ambphalla. […]

By sourav kalyan On 7 Jan, 2018 At 03:37 PM | Categorized As Health & Fitness | With 0 Comments

Highlighting the need for the government to assist the private sector, especially in sectors such as healthcare, PWD minister Naeem Akhtar on Saturday urged private hospitals to strengthen their emergency care and their capability to performing complicated surgeries and other specialised treatments. The minister was addressing a gathering at the inauguration of Budgam district’s first […]

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