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Family accuses SKIMS Soura of missmatched blood transfusion on patient

Family accuses SKIMS Soura of missmatched blood transfusion on patient

Naveed Ul Haq Srinagar, April 02: The people including attendants of a patient 23 year old zeenat Akram daughter of Mohammad Akram of Bemina Srinagar on Monday held a protest against the Hospital Administration of SKIMS Soura for alleged negligence. “She was feeling a sick. We went to SKIMS Soura were doctors said she needs […]

GMC Anantnag asks senior docs to stop private practice

GMC Anantnag asks senior docs to stop private practice

Srinagar, March 29 :  Authorities have asked senior resident doctors of the newly-established Government Medical College(GMC) Anantnag to immediately stop the private practice. “It has been brought to the notice of undersigned that some of the senior residents are engaged in private practice which is in gross violation of rules and terms of appointment. This […]

DAK warns against misuse of antibiotics

DAK warns against misuse of antibiotics

Srinagar, March 25 : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday has warned the public and healthcare providers against misuse of antibiotics. “Misuse of antibiotics is responsible for alarming levels of antibiotic resistance in Kashmir valley,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué. “More than 70 percent of antibiotics prescribed are either given unnecessarily or used […]

Ambulance laden with saplings draws flak on social media

Ambulance laden with saplings draws flak on social media

Tanweer Ahmad Srinagar: A photo of an ambulance carrying saplings on Srinagar’s Boulevard went viral on social media on Wednesday. The photo drew massive outrage on Facebook with many urging the state health department to act against people responsible for allowing the ambulance for personal use. “Saw this AMBULANCE carrying orchard plant material on Boulevard […]

A sham on J&K Society: Female fetuses found dumped in washroom, dustbin

A sham on J&K Society: Female fetuses found dumped in washroom, dustbin

KD NEWS SERVICE SRINAGAR, Mar 12: At least three fetuses have been found inside the Kishtwar district hospital, all the three of whom were female indicating that it could be a case of female foeticide, Times Now reported. While one was found inside the washroom of Kishtwar district hospital, the other was found inside a dustbin […]

Medical Council of India approves more PG seats for JVC, Bemina

Medical Council of India approves more PG seats for JVC, Bemina

Srinagar, Mar 12 : Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) medical college Bemina achieved yet another feet as Medical Council of India has sanctioned another five seats for the prestigious college. As per the Letter of Permission from Board of Governors, Medical Council of India (MCI) Government of India Vide letter dated 08.02.2019 and 27.02.2019, […]

DC Baramulla asks health officials to work with synergy

DC Baramulla asks health officials to work with synergy

Baramulla, Mar 11 : Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo impressed upon the health functionaries to work with dedication for ensuring better healthcare services to the patients. He stressed upon the heads of various health institutions to play a proactive role besides mobilising requisite resource and manpower in this regard.  Moreover, he emphasized for […]

CMO inaugurates Ist phase of IPPI

CMO inaugurates Ist phase of IPPI

Peerzada Zubair Kupwara March,10: The Ist Round of the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) Program drive commenced today in Kupwara. Chief Medical Officer Dr Prehlard Singh inaugurates the Pulse Polio immunization drive by administering Oral Polio vaccine to a baby in the District Hospital Kupwara. Dy Chief Medical Officer , Dy Medical Superintendend, District Immunization […]

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