We need your care and support: Pellet victims appeal people

We need your care and support: Pellet victims appeal people

ITIFAQ LONE Srinagar: The pellet victims on Saturday staged a demonstration here and appealed people for “care and support” to meet their financial and medical needs. Under the banner of Pellet Victims Welfare Trust (PVWT), the victims assembled at press enclave here and sought help from the general public. The PVWT president Amir Hussain Dar, […]

‘Illegal dental clinics to be sealed in JK’

Srinagar: J&K State Dental Council (JKSDC) on Saturday said the rampant spread of illegal dental clinics and dental quackery needs to be put to an end as it has ruined the quality of oral health care services in the state. According to a statement issued here, Dr Romesh Singh, president J&K State Dental Council (JKSDC) […]

Bad mood may help your brain with everyday tasks: Study

Washington: Being in a bad mood can help some people’s executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage time and prioritise tasks, according to a study. The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, also found that a good mood has a negative effect on executive functioning in some cases. Researchers […]

Health officials seal clinics in Sopore

Health officials seal clinics in Sopore

Sopore: Health department officials conducted raids on clinics and medical shops in Sopore and sealing several clinics in the town. The raid by health officials have come after the arrest of fake doctor in north Kashmir last month. An official said, a team headed by Chief Medical Officer Baramulla Bashir Ahmad Chalkoo, and BMO Sopore […]

SKIMS gets first ‘Child Care Center’ for doctors on duty

Srinagar: Sher-I-Kaahmir institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura established a Child Care Centre for the infants of its staff which includes doctors on duty, paramedical staff and other employees, making the centre first of its kind in the state of J&K with an aim to reduce the stress levels of the health workers. In a […]

Fake Clinics

Fake Clinics

It has come to surface that some people have been running fake medical clinics manned by people with either dubious or even fake degrees in parts of Kashmir. This is not only tragic given that peoples’ lives are involved and at stake but also constitutes a heinous crime for the very same reason(s). The dubious […]

Governor for policy to overcome faculty shortage in medical colleges

Governor for policy to overcome faculty shortage in medical colleges

SRINAGAR: Asking recruiting agencies to prioritise selections for all pending vacancies in Health & Medical Education Department, Governor N N Vohra on Monday called for drawing a policy framework to overcome the acute and recurring human resource shortage in this critical sector. “The Public Service Commission (PSC) should expedite the recruitment for the posts of […]

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