DHSK, ICRC concludes 3-day medical emergency training in Srinagar

Srinagar: A three day training programme of Emergency Room Trauma Course (ERTC) for doctors, paramedics concluded on Thursday at Institute of Hotel Management Building in Rajbagh. The programme was organised by Directorate of Health Services. Kashmir (DHSK) with technical support from International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The ICRC trainers and facilitators included Dr […]

ER teams set-up at yatra base camp

SRINAGAR: In view of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2018, Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) has set up Emergency Response (ER) teams and triage cells at both Baltal and Pahalgam base camp hospitals. The teams included specialist surgeons, physicians and anaesthetists who shall be working under a well-coordinated command centre. An official statement issued here […]

DHSK starts Amarnath yatra control room in Srinagar

Srinagar: Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) on Wednesday operationalised Amarnath yatra control room which has been established at public health building, Barzulla in district Srinagar. DHSK said that the control room will collect and analyse information across multiple parameters on real time basis for smooth conduct, and managing emergencies during the course of yatra. […]

DGHSK visits SNM Hospital Leh, chairs meeting with district health officers

SRINAGAR: Director General Health Services, Kashmir (DGHSK), Dr Saleem ur Rehman on Friday visited SNM Hospital Leh where he took stock of the healthcare facilities being provided to general public. An official statement issued here said the DGHSK inspected all the sections of the hospital where he was briefed about the availability of drugs, medicines, […]

Ensure patient care on holidays: DHSK to doctors

SRINAGAR: Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) on Tuesday asked doctors and other medical staff not to abstain from work on holidays till government comes up with a decision on their projected demands. “The government has already constituted a high-level committee to look into the demands of the doctors, but suo-moto they (doctors) cannot start […]

Health minister inaugurates state’s first model labour room

SRINAGAR: Minsiter for Health & Medical Education Dr Divender Kumar Manyal on Monday inaugurated state’s first of its kind model labour room at Kashmir Skills & Simulation Centre (KSSC), Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare (RIHFW), Dhobiwan in presence of Director General Health Services Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman, Mission Director NHM Dr Yashpal […]

Blackmail, says Health deptt on doctors’ call for off on holidays

Blackmail, says Health deptt on doctors’ call for off on holidays

SRINAGAR: Terming Valley-based doctors’ demand for offs on official holidays as “uncalled for”, the Health department on Wednesday said it amounts to “blackmailing” as doctors are associated with emergency services. As per an official communiqué, the Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK), said the approach and methodology adopted by the doctors were “uncalled-for and unbecoming […]

DHSK celebrates World Health Day

SRINAGAR: Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) on Saturday celebrated the World Health Day 2018 across all the health institutions of valley. This year, the theme was ‘Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere’ with the slogan ‘Health for All’. The primary hashtag used was #HealthForAll in addition to #WorldHealthDay. An official statement issued here said the […]

Over 1300 Minimal Access Surgeries performed at JLNM Hospital: DHSK

SRINAGAR: The Minimal Access Surgical (MAS) unit established by Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) at JLNM Hospital, Srinagar has performed over 1300 Minimal Access Laparoscopic Surgeries in addition to the routine Laparoscopic surgeries since May 2016, an official statement said. Laparoscopic procedures have been a routine in JLNM Hospital along with various other peripheral […]

DHSK, JKAP organise free medical camp at Parihaspora

SRINAGAR: J&K Armed Police in collaboration with Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir on Saturday organised Mega Health Camp at 20th Battalion Parihaspora, Pattan to provide basic as well as specialist health care services along with laboratory investigation and free drugs to the general public of area. The services included General Medicine, Cardiology, Gynecology, ENT, Psychiatry, […]

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