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‘Drugs not of standard quality’, Govt to take stern action

‘Drugs not of standard quality’, Govt to take stern action

Srinagar, Apr 24: As certain drugs supplied to Indian System of Medcine (ISM) hospitals were found not of standard quality, the health department Wednesday said that issue has been taken seriously and authorities have been directed to take strict action against those involved in the matter. One of the top…

MS orders closure of FP shop in Anantnag hospital after contaminated injection dispensed to patients

MS orders closure of FP shop in Anantnag hospital after contaminated injection dispensed to patients

Urges Director Health Services Kashmir to stop supply of IV fluids of particular brand name in Govt, private sectors Srinagar, April 23: The Medical Superintendent Anantnag district hospital Dr Abdul Majeed Mehrib has ordered the closure of Fair Price shops within the hospital premises following the recovery of “contaminated” IV fluids.…

Three Kashmiri Doctors Bring laurel to Valley

Three Kashmiri Doctors Bring laurel to Valley

Srinagar, 16 April: Dr  Adil Malik (MDS Oral Pathology) was conferred Young Oral Pathologist of the year- 2018” by “Society for Scientific Research & Studies (SSRS)” in “Association with International Association Trust(IAT)” in a ceremony held in Chandigarh on 14-04-2019 Dr Adil Rasool has focused his work on spindle cell…

DAK seeks aptitude test for would-be doctors

DAK seeks aptitude test for would-be doctors

Srinagar, April 14: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday has sought introduction of aptitude test for doctors at entry level to medical profession. “Apart from academic knowledge, the practice of medicine requires certain innate qualities that need to be tested at MBBS level,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan…

SKIMS Denies Family Allegations, Says No Blood Mismatch

SKIMS Denies Family Allegations, Says No Blood Mismatch

Srinagar, April 05: Medical Superintendent Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Science(SKIMS) Dr. Farooq Jan denied any negligence of doctors in the death of a woman alleged of mismatched blood group at SKIMS. The family members of the patient accused that she was infused wrong blood group instead of O+ve, following…

Google can’t substitute your doctor: DAK cautions against its use for medical advice

Google can’t substitute your doctor: DAK cautions against its use for medical advice

Srinagar, April 08: With more and more people in Kashmir Valley getting hooked to internet for health issues, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday cautioned against use of Google for medical advice. “Google cannot substitute your doctor,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué. “Many people are…

Hospital Medicines worth lakhs recovered from Medical Shop in Bandipora

Hospital Medicines worth lakhs recovered from Medical Shop in Bandipora

Srinagar, April 8: Authorities on Monday seized a large quantity of medicines meant for hospital supply in a private shop in Bandipora district of north Kashmir. An official told GNS that following an information about sale of hospital supply medicines in a medical shop at chitteybandy area of Bandipora district,…

Seasonal Flu:DAK appeals people not to panic

Seasonal Flu:DAK appeals people not to panic

Srinagar, Apr 6: Doctors Association Kashmir on Saturday in a communiqué said that flu has once again gripped the Valley and a large number of children are suffering from Flu-like Illness (FLI). DAK appealed people not to panic and pay heed to any rumours as this is only the seasonal flu…

Delinquent Medical Officer & paramedics suspended by DHSK

Delinquent Medical Officer & paramedics suspended by DHSK

Srinagar, April 05:  In a statement issued by the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, Medical Officer namely Dr. Shahid Shafi, block Pampore has been suspended who was found absent from his legitimate duty at Sub-District Hospital Pampore by Director Health Services Kashmir.   The said doctor as per the roster…

For the first time, Laparoscopic surgery facility started in SDH Tral

For the first time, Laparoscopic surgery facility started in SDH Tral

Tral, Apr 04: Laparoscopic surgery started for the first time at Sub district Hospital in Tral, where doctors performed two successful surgeries on the very first day. According to hospital sources, a team of Doctors headed by Dr Nawab Ahmad Khan (Consultant Surgeon) and Dr Javid Aarif as Anaesthetist performed…

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