Kashmir doctors stand in solidarity with Bengal counterparts

Kashmir doctors stand in solidarity with Bengal counterparts

Srinagar: Doctors in Kashmir wore black bands on their arms on Friday to express solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal who have been up in protest after an assault on junior doctors at a Kolkata hospital. At Government Medical College Srinagar, young doctors wearing black bands assembled to express their solidarity and to condemn […]

12 years on, Bandipora hospital misses another deadline

12 years on, Bandipora hospital misses another deadline

Bandipora: Twelve years after it was sanctioned, and nine years into construction, the building for district hospital Bandipora has missed another deadline set by the authorities. The hospital was sanctioned in 2007 with J&K Housing Board selected as the executing agency for construction. The work started in 2010, and the earliest deadline was set for […]

Jammu and Kashmir can be A Medical Tourism Destination Par Excellence

Jammu and Kashmir can be A Medical Tourism Destination Par Excellence

Nigam Gupta ‘The Jammu & Kashmir Healthcare Investment Policy’ might also be brought with a vision to promote a like-wise cause together side generating the employment opportunities in the region. The other side of this scheme is to make world-class healthcare services and facilities affordable as well. J&K can be the one of the best […]

Upcoming Bemina hospital converted into full-fledged super-specialty children hospital

Upcoming Bemina hospital converted into full-fledged super-specialty children hospital

SRINAGAR: The State Administrative Council has approved conversion of entire 200-bedded Maternity Hospital and 300-bedded Pediatrics Hospital at Bemina, Srinagar into a full-fledged 500-bedded Children Hospital. Provision of quality childcare health facilities at Srinagar which witnesses rush from other districts has been a long standing demand of general public in particular those who are not […]

‘All 100 seats at SKIMS recognised by MCI’

SRINAGAR: SKIMS Medical College, Bemina under Deemed University of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences had been permitted increased uptake of seats from 50 to 100 in 2013 have been recognized now by MCI. Now, all the100 sets stand recognised. The permission was initially granted in 2013 but due to deficiencies pointed out by MCI recognition […]

PMBJP: HC seeks state response to PIL seeking implementation of generic drug scheme

PMBJP: HC seeks state response to PIL seeking implementation of generic drug scheme

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Monday directed state government to file response to a petition questioning modifications to guidelines in contravention to GoI sponsored Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojna Scheme, meant for providing generic medicines at affordable prices, in the state. The court sought state’s response after petitioner counsel Mohsin Qadri informed that the […]

Additional posts approved for Mother & Childcare Health Hospital Reasi

Additional posts approved for Mother & Childcare Health Hospital Reasi

SRINAGAR: The State Administrative Council has approved creation of 31 posts of different categories for the Mother & Childcare Hospital (MCH), Reasi. MCH, Reasi came into existence in 2015. As the centre has been witnessing huge rush of patients from various areas, particularly from the villages, there was a pressing requirement of strengthening it further […]

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