NHM employees stage protest, demand regularisation

NHM employees stage protest, demand regularisation

ARIF RASHID Srinagar: Health employees working under the ‘National Health Mission’ of Srinagar district on Tuesday held a protest demonstration here demanding regularization of their services. Scores of NHM employees assembled in press enclave and chanting slogans in favour of their demands. The protesting employees said that they would continue their protest until they will […]

In Ganderbal, NHM employees protest enters day 2

In Ganderbal, NHM employees protest enters day 2

Ganderbal: For 2nd consecutive day hundreds of National Health Mission (NHM) Employees staged a sit-in-protest on Tuesday at Qamaria park Ganderbal demanding regularisation of their services, equal pay for equal work and other demands. The protesters assembled under the banner of National Health Mission Employees Association, carrying placards and raised slogans against the government. Dr […]

NHM employees protest in Srinagar

NHM employees protest in Srinagar

Arif Rashid Srinagar: Health employees working under the ‘National Health Mission’ Monday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding implementation of a regularisation policy and Supreme Court guidelines for salaries. Chanting slogans, the employees from various districts assembled at Press Enclave in Srinagar and protested to press for their demands. “We are demanding issues of […]

New Model(s)

New Model(s)

Dialysis centers started at three government hospitals in Kashmir have accumulated a huge waiting list of renal failure patients. According to sources, patients awaiting the free dialysis facility have already crossed 500. The three dialysis centers were started last year at District Hospital Anantnag, District Hospital Baramulla, and JLNM Hospital in Srinagar. Essentially and stripped […]

Crime Branch begins probe into NHM scam

Crime Branch begins probe into NHM scam

Srinagar: The Crime Branch Kashmir has started investigations into the alleged scam in National Health Mission (NHM), related mainly to kickbacks for contractual appointments and choice postings during the years 2017 and 2018. The investigating agency has sought voluminous records from the current NHM Director, Bhupinder Kumar, about employees recruited and transferred during the tenure […]

Scam in NHM put on back burner

Scam in NHM put on back burner

Srinagar: The scam over recruitment and transfers in the National Health Mission (NHM) J&K has been put in cold storage by the government. Complaints registered with the State Vigilance Commission and the JK Police’s Crime Branch, accusing former NHM directors of serious corruption, have been left as pending. As per official documents, nearly 122 contractual […]

NHM employees protest, seek redressal of grievances

Srinagar: On the call of All India NHM Union, National Health Mission employees across J&K observed a day-long strike on Thursday seeking redressal of their long pending demands including regularisation of services. The employees working under the mission in hospitals across the state suspended work bringing the healthcare delivery system to a halt. The hundreds […]

Gross negligence: New DH Shopian without washroom for patients, attendants; staff keep toilets locked

Gross negligence: New DH Shopian without washroom for patients, attendants; staff keep toilets locked

SHOPIAN: No washrooms for patients and attendants, no system for urine sample collection and the foul odour caused by an abandoned sewage trench laid down inside the hospital building are causing tremendous annoyance to attendants, patients and doctors at the new District Hospital Shopian building, compounded by the utter unconcern of the authorities. Despite the […]

Health Care for Detainees

Health Care for Detainees

It goes without saying prisons are not places where a person’s health, emotional, psychological and physical, will be picture perfect. The stress accruing from prolonged incarceration can induce physical health problems which can then either cascade further or lead to long term issues. Or, extant health issues can get exacerbated. It then is imperative that […]