Health workers demand up-gradation of pay scale

Health workers demand up-gradation of pay scale

ITIFAQ LONE SRINAGAR: Multiple purpose health employees working in Jammu and Kashmir health department held a protest demonstration in Srinagar on Monday to press for their demands. Under the banners of Multi-Purpose Health Workers Association, the protesting employees demanded up gradation of their pay scale since they have been working in the department from nearly […]

Dengue cases on decline in JK, only 62 cases reported in 2018

Dengue cases on decline in JK, only 62 cases reported in 2018

Jammu: The dengue cases witnessed a sharp decline in Jammu and Kashmir this year as only 62 cases were reported against over 300 such cases reported till this period last year, a senior officer of health department said. There is sharp decline in cases of dengue and so far only 62 cases were found positive […]

First annual cardiac conference held at SKIMS

Srinagar: The first annual cardiac conference was held here at SKIMS, Soura Thursday by the Save Heart Kashmir – a doctor’s forum aiming at providing timely, integrated and acute cardiac care to patients suffering from life threatening cardiac diseases all across the state by utilizing social media as means of communication. “The function was organised […]

Hepatitis patients deprived of free medicines in Shopian

Hepatitis patients deprived of free medicines in Shopian

Many unable to afford costly treatment SHOPIAN: Despite promises by the Health department, the patients suffiering from Hepatitis B and C in Shopian district have not been provided free medicines. Over 600 people have been detected with the infection in the Vehil belt of the district, and many of them unable to buy the costly […]

World Mental Health Day: CUK, ‘Inner Call’ organise awareness programme

SRINAGAR: On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with ‘The Inner Call’, organised a one-day awareness programme on ‘Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World’ at the designated Tulmulla (Ganderbal) campus of the varsity on Wednesday. Registrar, Prof Fayaz A Nika, Counsellor and Psychiatrist, Dr […]

The Importance of the 2018 World Mental Health Day

DR. AJAZ AHMAD SUHAFF Mental health is described as a state of well-being and is important at every stage of life as a baby, child, and adolescent as well as throughout adulthood. The definition of young people is often used interchangeably, and a variety of official definitions exist. The World Health Organisation defines it using […]

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