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25-mn unsafe abortions occur each year: UN health agency

25-mn unsafe abortions occur each year: UN health agency

United Nations, Sept 29 :  About 25 million unsafe abortions, accounting for 45 per cent of all abortions, occurred every year from 2010 to 2014 worldwide, with 97 per cent of those unsafe procedures occurring in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, a new United Nations study has found. “Increased efforts report are […]

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After SDH Sopore, Lal Ded, negligence at Kangan hospital claims life

After SDH Sopore, Lal Ded, negligence at Kangan hospital claims life

Unaccountability mars health care in Kashmir SRINAGAR (KPS): In a sorry state of affairs, the frequent negligence of health care in Kashmir hospitals is raising serious question against the functioning of Directorate of Health Service Kashmir. From north Kashmir to South Kashmir, every other day, non availability of doctors and other staff in the hospitals is […]

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Health Department Jammu to dedicate 136 new ambulances to people, Of 567 operational ambulances, 200 have GPS facility

Health Department Jammu to dedicate 136 new ambulances to people, Of 567 operational ambulances, 200 have GPS facility

  JAMMU, AUGUST 24: A fleet of 136 new ambulances would soon be dedicated to the people in Jammu division. According to a Health Department spokesman, there are adequate number of ambulances in the division catering to the healthcare needs of the patients by facilitating them with transportation facilities. He said a total of 44061 […]

 Kashmir Age

Governor’s message on “World No Tobacco Day”

Governor’s message on “World No Tobacco Day”

SRINAGAR: “World No Tobacco Day”, is observed on 31st May, every year. This year the theme is “Tobacco – a threat to development “. Governor N.N. Vohra, in a message, has called upon the government and public to spread awareness and take all possible initiatives to highlight the enormous damage to health, development and the economy […]

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SPECIAL INITIATIVE FOR SPECIALLY ABLED CHILDREN

SPECIAL INITIATIVE FOR SPECIALLY ABLED CHILDREN

  Pulwama, 25 May 2017.     A Medical camp for the Awaam was organized by the Army at village Tsaraligund, Awantipura today with special focus on the specially abled children.  Audiologist and Speech Language Therapist Mrs Neha Tiwari attended children with hearing and vision problems and advised the line of treatment.   Free medical checkup was […]

 Kashmir Age

Mile stone in JK Dentistry: Gulshan Dental Laboratory set up CAD CAM machine in Kashmir  

Mile stone in JK Dentistry: Gulshan Dental Laboratory set up CAD CAM machine in Kashmir  

  Srinagar: Terming it as a latest and advanced technology introduced in Jammu and Kashmir, the Principal of Government dental college and Hospital Srinagar while inaugurating the CAD CAM (Computer aided designing  and computer aided milling) machine at Gulshan Dental Laboratory Srinagar on Sunday said. The CAD CAM is a computer machine used to fabricated […]

 Kashmir Age

World Red Cross Day celebrated in Kashmir

World Red Cross Day celebrated in Kashmir

  Srinagar: Today Indian Red Cross Society J&K State Branch celebrated World Red Cross Day at Srinagar. The theme for World Red Cross Day 2017 was “Less Known Red Cross Stories”.  Mr. A.M. Mir, who is the Executive Director of the J&K Voluntary Health and Development Association, presided as Chief Guest on this occasion. Mr. […]

 Kashmir Age

DAK bats for mohalla clinics in Kashmir

DAK bats for mohalla clinics in Kashmir

  Srinagar, April 25: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today   pitched for “mohalla clinics” in Kashmir that would offer healthcare to people at doorstep. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that mohalla clinics would bring healthcare delivery services to underserved and unserved. These community clinics would provide better primary health care […]

 Kashmir Age

DGP seeks societal help for ameliorating lot of mentally challenged

DGP seeks societal help for ameliorating lot of mentally challenged

‘More than pity, they deserve compassion and love’ Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid Wednesday sought societal help for uplifting the lot of physically and mentally challenged section of society, saying that more than pity, they deserve compassion and love. During his visit to Mentally Retarded Children’s Home at Channi Rama, […]

 Kashmir Age

Drug mafia sabotaging generic drugs use in Kashmir: DAK 

Drug mafia sabotaging generic drugs use in Kashmir: DAK 

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that drug mafia is sabotaging generic drugs use in Kashmir. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that drug mafia is preventing affordable generic drugs from reaching the poor.  There is a deep-rooted nexus between doctors and pharma companies that is keeping generic drugs away […]