On Mother’s Milk: Breast Feeding is the Best Feeding

On Mother’s Milk: Breast Feeding is the Best Feeding

Aejaz Iqbal From the moment, a baby opens its eyes to this world, its body must adapt to a new life. Every factor to facilitate this adaptation has been put into effect during and after the pregnancy. The clearest example of this is the stage of the formation of mother’s milk. The formation of the […]

Ailing Health Care

Ailing Health Care

Be it the neo-natal care at Lal Ded Hospital or the nature and delivery of health care at SMHS or other district hospitals, the state of our health care system(s) is not picture perfect, so to speak. This is not to put the onus of blame on to medics, paramedics and allied staff but to […]

Infants face life threat due to improper feeding

Infants face life threat due to improper feeding

Budgam/Srinagar: Improper feeding of infants is increasing their vulnerability to diseases, of which a case in point is the incidence of such diseases in Budgam district. In several cases, malnutrition brought about by inappropriate breastfeeding and lack of access to infant milk substitutes has caused this growing vulnerability to diseases, doctors as well as the […]

Doc bodies say Sopore pediatrician maligned by vested interests

Doc bodies say Sopore pediatrician maligned by vested interests

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK), on Thursday dismissed reports that the death of a neonate who was shifted from Sub District Hospital (SDH) to GB Pant Srinagar was caused by the negligence of a pediatrician. In a statement issued here, DAK head by Dr Mir Mushtaq, said that the neonate who was critical had first […]

Infant deaths: NHRC sends notice to UP govt, seeks report

Infant deaths: NHRC sends notice to UP govt, seeks report

New Delhi: The NHRC has sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of several children at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur, observing that it indicated “gross callousness” on part of the health administration. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the state Chief Secretary to submit a detailed report in four […]

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