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PUBG addiction more dangerous than drug abuse.

PUBG addiction more dangerous than drug abuse.

DAK appeals preachers, teachers and doctors  to stay alert and educate masses Srinagar, 18 January: Doctors Association Kashmir  on Friday appealed  parents, teachers, civil societies to restrain the kids from playing Player’s Unknown Battle Ground (PUBG) mobile game. Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) President and Senior Pediatrician, Dr Suhail Naik said…

Blue eyed pharmacists ‘diktat’ terms in Hajin block

Blue eyed pharmacists ‘diktat’ terms in Hajin block

Hajin, Jan 15: The pharmacist staff members working at Community health centre in Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district have not been transferred to any other block of the district which smells rat and raises questions over the transfer policy of health department in Kashmir.   It has been learnt…

Uniform rate for diagnostic tests across state patient friendly move: DAK

Uniform rate for diagnostic tests across state patient friendly move: DAK

Srinagar 17 Jan: Doctors Association Kashmir today on Thursday welcomed the order issued by state administration where in fresh directions are given to hospital authorities to ensure that patients get diagnostic services in public hospitals on uniform rates across the state. The authorities were directed to implement the directions in…

Provide free swine flu vaccine to high risk groups: DAK to authorities

Provide free swine flu vaccine to high risk groups: DAK to authorities

Srinagar, Jan 13: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday urged health authorities in Kashmir to provide free swine flu vaccine to high risk groups like elderly, children younger than 5 years of age, pregnant women and persons with medical conditions. “Free vaccination will increase vaccine uptake that would protect these vulnerable…

11 deaths due to swine flu in Valley this season, one patient infected with H3N2  

11 deaths due to swine flu in Valley this season, one patient infected with H3N2  

Srinagar, Jan 12: With two persons infected with swine flu virus dying at SMHS hospital here, the death toll so far this season due to H1N1 has reached to 11. There is also one patient admitted to the hospital with the H3N2 virus.  Of the death, two occurred at SMHS while…

As swine flu resurfaces, DAK advises people to take precautions

As swine flu resurfaces, DAK advises people to take precautions

Srinagar, Jan 11: As swine flu raises its ugly head once again in Kashmir valley with sixty-nine positive cases and seven deaths so far this season, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday advised people to take precautions to protect themselves from getting flu. “Simple precautions would help prevent the spread of…

Make SKIMS Bemina a premier healthcare institution: Advisor Kumar to management

Make SKIMS Bemina a premier healthcare institution: Advisor Kumar to management

Lays foundation of Attendants’ shelter, Faculty & Psychiatry Blocks on Medical college campus SRINAGAR, JAN 9: Advisor to Governor, K. Vijay Kumar on Wednesday asked the concerned officers to put in strenuous efforts to make the SKIMS Medical College, Bemina a premier healthcare institution for catering to the people, especially…

Three patients admitted to SMHS hospital with swine flu

Three patients admitted to SMHS hospital with swine flu

Srinagar, Jan 08: Three patients in the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital (SMHS) have been diagnosed positive of the H1N1 virus, popularly known as Swine Flu, on Monday. Medical authorities at the hospital as of now are tight lipped on the issue. However, as per the reports, at least three patients…

DAK issues advisory on use of gas heaters

DAK issues advisory on use of gas heaters

Srinagar, Jan 5: Following the death of five members of a family today in Bemina area of Srinagar city due to gas heater, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday advised people against the use of unvented gas heaters in closed spaces. “Use of unflued (unvented) gas heaters in closed spaces…

DHSK directs all hospital administrators to ensure uninterrupted healthcare services

DHSK directs all hospital administrators to ensure uninterrupted healthcare services

Srinagar, Jan 04: Director Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) Dr. Kunzes Dolma today chaired a Review Meeting of Health Department in the meeting hall of Public Health Building, Barzulla wherein she took detailed review of overall functioning of the Health Department including performance indicators, physical/financial progress of various national health schemes,…

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