Govt directs hospitals to display rates of all available diagnostic tests

Govt directs hospitals to display rates of all available diagnostic tests

Srinagar: Government has issued a circular to all hospitals and health institutions directing them to display rate list of all available diagnostic tests and lab investigations for easy access of people. “It is impressed upon all the Heads of Hospitals/ Health care institutions to clearly display/indicate the various radiological examinations/lab. investigations/other tests conducted/available along with […]

SKIMS former director, two current HODs under vigilance probe

SKIMS former director, two current HODs under vigilance probe

Srinagar: Dr Showkat Zargar, former Director of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, and heads of two SKIMS departments are under the scanner of the State Vigilance Commission (SVC), which has begun a probe into an alleged illegal appointment in the Department of Radiological Physics and Bio-Engineering in 2013. Official sources told Kashmir Reader […]

GMC principal stresses on infection control measures in hospitals

GMC principal stresses on infection control measures in hospitals

Srinagar: Principal Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, Dr Samia Rashid Monday made a surprise visit to GB Pant Hospital and Lal Ded Hospital and directed staff to undertake proper infection control measures to prevent spread of diseases due to poor sanitation. Official sources told Kashmir Reader that the principal stressed on proper sanitation in the […]

Shia areas of Budgam may turn the tables amid poll boycott

Shia areas of Budgam may turn the tables amid poll boycott

Chadoora /Budgam: Most villages in Budgam district witnessed low voter turnout on Thursday as people stayed away from polls saying “politicians have failed them”. The Shia dominated areas of the district, however, recorded moderate polling, mostly in favour of Aga Syed Mohsin of PDP and Irfan Raza Ansari of People’s Conference. The high voter turnout […]

Govt calls emergency meeting to review health schemes

Govt calls emergency meeting to review health schemes

Srinagar: A meeting of senior officials of the Health Department, National Health Mission J&K, and Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSCL) has been called on Tuesday by Advisor to the Governor K Vijay Kumar to speed up implementation of various health schemes and purchase of drugs for hospitals. According to sources, the officials have […]

Brisk voting in Tangmarg, Gulmarg in hope of peace

Brisk voting in Tangmarg, Gulmarg in hope of peace

Tangmarg/Kunzer: People turned out in good numbers to vote in the famous tourist destination of Gulmarg and its adjacent villages on Thursday. Most of the voters who Kashmir Reader talked to said they wanted a genuine representative who would work for the peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue through dialogue. The voters, both young and old, […]

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