Health

Winter chill brings more heart attacks, strokes: DAK

Winter chill brings more heart attacks, strokes: DAK Srinagar, Dec 02: With drop in mercury to sub-freezing temperatures in Kashmir valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday warned that chill of winter increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. “You are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke during winter months,” cautioned DAK president Dr ...

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Advisor Kumar visit SDH Dooru, ReA Hospital in Anantnag

Anantnag, November 14, CNN|: The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited newly constructed building of Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Dooru. The Director Health Services, Kashmir and CMO, Anantnag informed the Advisor that new building of SDH Dooru, getting constructed at an estimated cost of Rs.21.17 crore, is executed by Police Housing Corporation. It includes construction of the main building, flood protection works, ...

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Health department organises camp to commemorate World Diabetes Day

DC Srinagar urges for changing lifestyle to prevent diabetes Srinagar |14 Nov 2018|CNN| The Health department today organised a medical camp at Primary Health Centre Chanapora here to mark the World Diabetes Day commemorated across the world on November 14. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah inaugurated the camp and inspected the arrangements made for it.Hundreds of diabetic patients attended ...

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Directorate of Health  conducts basic life support programme

Srinagar 08 Nov 2018,CNS:- Directorate of Health Services,Kashmir (DHSK) in collaboration with Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST), Awantipora today conducted one day Basic Life Support & Skills (BLSS) training programme. The participants included IUST Faculty,Students, Non-Teaching Staff, Drivers & Security Guards. More than 100 participants took part in one day long basic life support skills training programme. Rigorous simulation ...

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Why expats battling breast cancer choose to stay abroad

DUBAI: Dazed and completely daunted, Sharon listened to the muffled words of the doctor informing her that she had Stage 3 breast cancer. “Why only now?” the doctor asked repeatedly, as images of her two young boys flashed before her. It did not seem possible. With no family history of breast cancer or habits that would place her at risk ...

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Government orders probe: Over 5000 MMR vaccines go missing from Medical Block Pattan

Baramulla, Oct 26, CNS: Jammu Kashmir Government has ordered a probe into the missing of over five thousand vaccines worth lakhs from Medical Block Pattan here in North Kashmri’s Baramulla district. Reports said that probe has been initiated after Block Medical Officer Pattan Dr Masrat Iqbal informed media that not a single MMR vaccine is available in the hospital. He ...

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DGHSK took review meet of health care preparedness

Srinagar 01 july 2018 CNN: Director General Health Services,Kashmir (DGHSK) Dr Saleem ur Rehman today chaired a meeting at Public Health Building, Barzulla wherein he took review of health care preparedness.He also took stock of the Rapid Response Teams framed by the department to contain any disease outbreak which may arise due to any waterlogging post flood like situation.The meeting ...

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DAK rues lack of trauma care facilities in peripheral hospitals

DAK rues lack of trauma care facilities in peripheral hospitals Srinagar, May 9, CNS:Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday expressed serious concern over lack of trauma care facilities in peripheral hospitals of Kashmir valley because of which precious lives are lost. “Absence of trained staff and equipment to deal with trauma patients is costing lives,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ...

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Ayushman Divas under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan observed at Baramulla

 Baramulla, 30 April 2018 |By Saleem |Current News Network (CNN)| District administration Baramulla today observed Ayushman Divas as part of recently launched Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. In this connection, a grand function was today organized by Chief Medical Officer Baramulla in collaboration with Block Medical Officer Sheeri at Dak Bungalow Baramulla which witnessed the participation of a huge gathering of the ...

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5 years on, SKIMS liver transplant unit fails to take off: DAK

Srinagar, Apr 24, CNS:  “More than five years have passed since the liver transplant unit was sanctioned at SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), but it has failed to take off,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday in a communique. “While the facility was approved to save lives, nothing has been done to make this life-saving unit functional,”  said DAK President Dr ...

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