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 […]

Rs 7 crore spent, but village PHC without staff, or services

Rs 7 crore spent, but village PHC without staff, or services

SHOPIAN: A vital primary health centre at Tukroo village of Shopian, meant to cater to the health care needs of about 30 villages, is running dry. Inhabitants of the area accuse the government of delaying the development of a hospital intentionally. They said that the hospital has only two sanctioned doctors and no machinery. “There […]

Upgradation of 5 SDHs to District Hospitals

Upgradation of 5 SDHs to District Hospitals

Creation of 158 posts in various categories approved JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC), under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, has accorded sanction to the creation of 158 posts of various categories for the up-gradation of five Sub-District Hospitals (SDHs) to the level of District Hospitals. Of the 158 posts, 27 posts have […]

Protests in Pattan against ‘shifting’ of SDH to trauma hospital

Protests in Pattan against ‘shifting’ of SDH to trauma hospital

Baramulla: The traders federation of Pattan town held protest and observed complete strike in the town market against purported “shifting” of sub-district hospital to as new Truama hospital in the town . A large number of traders joined the protest and blocked traffic movement on the Srinagar-Muzafarabad highway for hours. The protestors shouted slogans against […]

Staff, infra hurdles to delay Anantnag medical college opening

Staff, infra hurdles to delay Anantnag medical college opening

ANANTNAG: The commencement of MBBS course at the proposed new medical college in Anantnag is likely to be deferred by another year as staff for the college is yet to be recruited, buildings are incomplete and required equipment is not in place. With all these hindrances, the Health and Medical Education (M&HE) Department of Kashmir […]

Pattan man donates Rs 2 lakh to trauma hospital

Pattan man donates Rs 2 lakh to trauma hospital

Baramulla: A businessman from north Kashmir’s Pattan township Wednesday donated Rs 2 lakh to Block Medical Officer Pattan for purchase of equipments for Trauma hospital. Officials said Manzoor Ahmad Bhat handed over a cheque of Rs 2 lac to Block Medical Officer (BMO) Pattan Dr Masrat Iqbal Wani during a medical camp for eye patients […]

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 […]

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