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Secretary Health assesses functioning of PMBJAK, AMRIT Pharmacies across J&K

Secretary Health assesses functioning of PMBJAK, AMRIT Pharmacies across J&K

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 6: Secretary Health and Medical Education (H&ME), Bhupinder Kumar, today assessed the functioning of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras (PMBJAK) and Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) Pharmacies operating in various secondary and tertiary care health institutions across the Union Territory. Director Health Services, Jammu, Director Health Services, Kashmir, Principals […]

Canine’ terror: Kashmir reports around 60K dog bite cases in 10 years

Canine’ terror: Kashmir reports around 60K dog bite cases in 10 years

Ishtiyaq Ahmad Srinagar Oct 04 : Kashmir has reported over 60,000 dog bite cases in the last 10 years. The stray dogs have created a terror in many areas of the valley. Figures accessed by news agency Kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS) reveal that around 60,000 persons have been bitten by dogs since 2013 in […]

RDA, DAK express dismay over surrendering of JK medical seats in All India Quota

RDA, DAK express dismay over surrendering of JK medical seats in All India Quota

Srinagar, Oct 03: Resident Doctors Association (RDA) GMC Srinagar and  Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday in a joint statement expressed dismay over Jammu &Kashmir  Government’s  decision of surrendering MBBS  and Postgraduate (MD/MS) seats in All India Quota from the current session.   “Pooling of medical seats will open flood gates for outsiders and will impact JK […]

J&K reports 8 Covid-19 cases, no death

J&K reports 8 Covid-19 cases, no death

Srinagar, Oct 1 : Jammu and Kashmir reported eight fresh covid-19 cases even as there was no death due to the virus during the last 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. They said three cases were reported from Jammu division and five from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally to 479157. Among the cases, 173988 […]

Blood donation camp held in Srinagar

Blood donation camp held in Srinagar

Srinagar, October 01:- In view of International & National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, a mega Blood Donation Camp was organised by Jammu & Kashmir Employees Coordination Committee (JKECC) on Saturday at SP Higher Secondary School, Srinagar. The blood donation camp was inaugurated by Mr. Sujit Kumar IPS, DIG Central Kashmir, who on the occasion said […]

13 cases of HFM disease reported in Srinagar

13 cases of HFM disease reported in Srinagar

Cases reported in 4-5 age group children, advisory issued KD NEWS SERVICE SRINAGAR, Sep 30: At least 13 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) were been reported at a school in Srinagar following which authorities issued a health advisory. A top official of Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme(IDSP) said that 13 students have got […]

J&K to ‘contribute’ 15 % of medical seats for All India Quota

J&K to ‘contribute’ 15 % of medical seats for All India Quota

KD NEWS SERVICE SRINAGAR, Sep 30: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to contribute 15 percent of medical for All India Quota from the ongoing year. Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination (JKBOPEE) has said that the National Testing Agency (NTA), New Delhi conducted NEET-UG 2022 for admission to Under-Graduate Medical Courses […]

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Don’t panic, take some precautionary measures: Dir Health to people ‘Avoid sharing food, clothes, and toys of infected children’ Ishtiyaq Ahmad Srinagar Sep 30 : Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather has asked people not to panic due to the outbreak of Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) instead take some precautionary measures. […]

Medical ethics in Baramulla under question

Medical ethics in Baramulla under question

Sopore locals accuse private lab owners thrusting unnecessary medical tests on patients Parents of deceased 6-month-old baby aghast over abeyance in ‘time bound’ inquiry KD Correspondent Sopore, Sept 29: The locals of Sopore on Thursday accused Ahmad’s Path lab and Super Speciality Clinic in North Kashmir’s Sopore town of forcing patients to go for unnecessary […]

World Heart Day: Heart attacks double in last 5 years in J&K

<strong>World Heart Day: Heart attacks double in last 5 years in J&K</strong>

Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Sep 29 : Like rest of the World, heart attacks and strokes are accountable for nearly half of all non-communicable disease deaths in J&K. Cardiologist working in different tertiary health care Institutes in J&K while talking to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), said that the number of heart attacks in Jammu and Kashmir […]

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