Health

Increasing trend of C-section deliveries: Bandipora’s far-flung village where 90% of deliveries are normal

Increasing trend of C-section deliveries: Bandipora’s far-flung village where 90% of deliveries are normal

Late marriage, poverty, lack of maternal care, and lack of transportation are causes: experts Tauseef Ahmad Bandipora  Jan 18:-Jammu and Kashmir has reported the second highest number of C-section deliveries, i.e., 44.7%. Out of 100 deliveries, 82 are caesarean deliveries, according to the data released by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) by the government […]

Children Hospital Bemina sans medical shops

<strong>Children Hospital Bemina sans medical shops</strong>

Patients, attendants suffer; seek Govt. intervention Basharat Kareem SRINAGAR, Jan 30: Non-availability of medical shops in Children Hospital Bemina Srinagar is causing huge inconvenience to the patients and their attendants as well. The 500-bedded pediatric hospital which was shifted last year from G.B Pant hospital Sonwar to Bemina lacks chemist shops due to which the […]

2 doctors among 5 ‘absent’ doctors suspended in Kupwara

<em>2 doctors among 5 ‘absent’ doctors suspended in Kupwara</em>

Kupwara, Jan 30 : Authorities in Kupwara on Monday placed under suspension two doctors and three paramedics for allegedly remaining absent without any authorisation at one of the New Type Primary Health Centres (NTPHCs) in the north Kashmir district. Officials told GNS that on the directions of District Development Commissioner Kupwara, BMO Kupwara suspended the […]

Only 3 bio-medical waste treatment plants in J&K

<strong>Only 3 bio-medical waste treatment plants in J&K</strong>

Experts say facility inadequate in the face of huge bio-medical waste Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Jan 28 :  Only three common bio-medical waste treatment facilities exist in Jammu and Kashmir to treat about 8000 kg bio-medical waste per day with officials saying the facilities are inadequate in the face of huge waste. According to the details available […]

DHSK holds anti tobacco drive; COTPA violators fined

<strong>DHSK holds anti tobacco drive; COTPA violators fined</strong>

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 28: On the directions of Director Health Services Kashmir (DSHK), Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, Tobacco Control cell of DSHK with the active  support of SHO Police Station  Bemina launched anti tobacco enforcement drive around Bemina and adjoining areas in the  vicinity of Pediatric hospital and Government SKIMS Medical College Bemina. During the enforcement […]

SHD B’pora organises Awareness camp for Sheep farmers at Gamroo

<strong>SHD B’pora organises Awareness camp for Sheep farmers at Gamroo</strong>

BANDIPORA, JANUARY 28: Sheep Husbandry Department, Bandipora on Saturday organised an awareness camp for Sheep farmers at Sheep development block office, Gamroo Bandipora. The event witnessed participation of progressive Sheep farmers, youth and aspiring entrepreneurs. On the occasion, Dr. Parwaiz Ahmad, Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Gamroo threw detailed light on the various ongoing activities of the […]

DAK calls for widespread CPR training to save lives 

<strong>DAK calls for widespread CPR training to save lives </strong>

Srinagar, Jan 27: With increase in the number of sudden cardiac deaths in Kashmir valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday called for widespread cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training that would save lives. “Everyone should be trained for CPR regardless whether or not they work in the medical field,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “CPR […]

NHM releases ranking of Public Health facilities on JK e Sahaj December 2022

NHM releases ranking of Public Health facilities on JK e Sahaj December 2022

JAMMU, JANUARY 25: National Health Mission, Jammu and Kashmir, today released ranking of Public Health facilities on Hospital Management Information System (JK e Sahaj) for the month of December, 2022. In the category of Associated Hospitals of Government Medical Colleges, the first rank has been clinched by Chest Disease Hospital Jammu followed by Psychiatric Disease […]

FDA’s proposal for annual Covid-19 vaccine reasonable: DAK

FDA’s proposal for annual Covid-19 vaccine reasonable: DAK

Srinagar, Jan 25: With US Food and Drug Administration’s proposal for annual Covid-9 vaccine, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday termed the move reasonable. “Shifting the strategy from multiple Covid-19 vaccine boosters to once a year shot makes lot of sense,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Dr Hassan said as […]

Noted orthopedician Dr Rahul Sharma conducts free OPD in Jammu

<strong>Noted orthopedician Dr Rahul Sharma conducts free OPD in Jammu</strong>

KD NEWS SERVICE JAMMU, Jan 24: Dr. Rahul Sharma, a resident of Jammu and a well known orthopedician (now practicing in Mumbai) conducted free consultation of patents in Jammu besides convening a programme in which youth associated with medical field were conferred with certificates. According to a statement issued to Kashmir Despatch, moved by the […]

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