CVDA expresses concern on the growing unemployment of professionally qualified medical youth 
February 15, 2018

Appeals State Govt to filled all vacant posts of Doctors and Paramedics Doda, Feb 15 (PTK): The Chenab Valley Doctors Association (CVDA) has expressed great concern about the growing unemployment of professionally qualified medical youth of Jammu & Kashmir and urged the State Govt should explore all possible avenues to filled up all the vacant posts of Medicos and Paramedics in Health Department. Addressing.

Taiwan earthquake latest: 6.4-magnitude quake knocks down buildings near eastern city of Hualien, say reports
February 6, 2018

A powerful earthquake has struck in Taiwan, reportedly toppling buildings near the city of Hualien. Taiwan’s government said a hotel had collapsed. The tremor struck 21km north-north-east of the city, according to the US Geological Survey, at a depth of 9.5km It hit shortly before midnight local time. A magnitude 6.1 earthquake took place nearby on Sunday. Images posted on social media appeared.

15 kids from Kashmir treated for heart defects
January 30, 2018

A group of 15 children from Kashmir were treated for Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) at a hospital in Gurugram recently. One of the children was four-year-old Adeeba Farooq, who suffered from high fever and bouts of coughing that left her weak and breathless. The CHD was diagnosed when a local doctor advised her to undergo some tests. Her father, a daily wage labourer, could not afford the expensive.

First round of IPPI-2018 held across Kashmir Division
January 28, 2018

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 28: The first round of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) programme-2018 was held across the Kashmir Division during which thousands of children under the age of five years were administered vaccines to prevent them from crippling polio disease.   Elaborate arrangements were made by the respective district administrations to carry out the anti-polio drive successfully.

DAK seeks audit of swine flu deaths
January 27, 2018

SRINAGAR, JAN 27 (PTK): With 30 swine flu deaths so far this winter in Kashmir valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday has sought an audit of these deaths.   “These are “preventable” deaths,” said DAK President and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué.   He said audit will unravel the circumstances that led to these avoidable deaths. It will.

IIMC Jammu to start PG Diploma courses in Urdu, Hindi Journalism
January 21, 2018

JAMMU, JAN 21 (PTK):Director General, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) K.G Suresh today said the proposal for starting Post Graduate Diploma courses in Urdu and Hindi Journalism would be taken up with the Executive Council of IIMC to run these courses at the Northern Regional Campus of the Institute in Jammu. The DG, IIMC said this during a meeting with the Director, Information.

SKIMS Governing Body ratifies suspension of three faculty members, attachment of Director
January 12, 2018

Also ratifies posting of Prof. Omar Javed as new Dir, constitutes a group to monitor efficient functioning JAMMU, JANUARY 12: The Governing Body of the SKIMS today ratified the action taken against three faculty members for indulging in private practice and directed SKIMS to institute a full-fledged inquiry in terms of the relevant rules. The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here.

DAK welcomes appointment of new director SKIMS
January 12, 2018

Srinagar, Jan 12: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday welcomed the appointment of Dr Omar Javed Shah as director SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS). President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communique said we are hopeful he will revive the pristine glory of the institute which is in a sorry state of affairs. He said a graduate from government medical college Srinagar, Dr.

IPPI-2018 action plan discussed in Anantnag
January 10, 2018

136014 children to be covered under IPPI prog phase 1st in Anantnag ANANTNAG, JANUARY 10: District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Younus Malik today chaired a meeting of District Level Task to review the preparations for Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) programme in the district. The DDC stressed on the officers of the Health, ICDS, and Education Departments to make the immunization programme.

Issues in SKIMS to be resolved soon, essential services running smoothly: Bali Bhagat
January 9, 2018

  JAMMU, JAN 09 (PTK): Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Government will take appropriate steps to end the ongoing strike in Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura. While responding to the point raised by M Y Tarigami and Mian Altaf Ahmed regarding the strike of SKIMS doctors.