Bandipora medical school on verge of closure

Bandipora medical school on verge of closure

Bandipora: The Ancillary Medical Training School associated with the district hospital here has again made it to headlines owing to the unprofessional behaviour of its officers. Their conduct has not only helped the school and hospital management worsen, it has also left students seeking training from the medical facility in a lurch. The recent tussle […]

DHSK comes up with maiden Disaster Management Manual

SRINAGAR: J&K is located in a vulnerable seismic zone that is prone to earthquakes and is equally susceptible to flash floods, landslides and avalanches, the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) has said. “Thus preparedness of our departments and their integration through central command center is a vital key to swift and prompt response that […]

Post-Eid affliction: Food poisoning cases swell, health dept issues advisory

Post-Eid affliction: Food poisoning cases swell, health dept issues advisory

SRINAGAR: Health department has issued fresh advisory for people following the swell in Acute Diarrheal Diseases and food poisoning cases in Kashmir after Eid-ul-Azha. The directorate of health services, Kashmir (DHSK) has issued fresh guidelines for people saying food preservation should be done properly to prevent cross-contamination especially when a good quantity of sacrificial meat […]

Accountability Commission initiates action against Health Dept, JKMSCL

Accountability Commission initiates action against Health Dept, JKMSCL

Srinagar: The State Accountability Commission (SAC) on Thursday initiated proceedings against the JK Health Department and the JK Medical Supplies Corporation Limited (JKMSCL) for supplying emergency drugs to hospitals without quality check. The proceedings were announced today by a full bench of the SAC comprising Chairman Justice Bashir Ahmad Khan and Justices JP Singh and […]

Above 750 Minimal Access Surgeries performed at JLNM hospital: DHSK

SRINAGAR: In its continuous efforts to upgrade the advance surgical procedures for better patient care in peripheries, Minimal Access Surgery Unit was established by the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) at JLNM Hospital in June 2016. Since then, a DHSK statement said, around 764 successful Minimal Access (Laparoscopic ) Surgeries have been performed which […]

Rare surgery performed at SDH pattan

Rare surgery performed at SDH pattan

Srinagar: A “rarest of rare” surgical case involving “testis inside hernial sac” was operated upon at Sub District Hospital, Pattan. Normally a testis with cord lies posterolateral to hernial sac, but location of testis with cord itself inside a hernial sac is extremely rare. The case was successfully operated at SDH Pattan by the General […]

DHSK starts health screening of Achan inhabitants

DHSK starts health screening of Achan inhabitants

SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to screen general public under outreach activities for various non-communicable diseases, the National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke( NPCDCS) Unit and Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) unit of district Srinagar under the aegis of Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) has started health screening of […]

DHSK issues helpline numbers

DHSK issues helpline numbers

Srinagar: Keeping in view the inclement weather conditions, Directorate Of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) Saturday issued Divisional & District level helpline numbers for the facilitation of Health Care Services to the General Public. “In any case of facilitation general public is requested to call/sms or whatsapp on following numbers,” a statement said. Directorate Officers/Officials 1. […]

DHSK felicitates Dr Natrajan

New Delhi: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Saleem ur Rehman, felicitated vitreo retinal surgeon Prof Dr S Natrajan at an academic event organised by the Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK). Dr Natrajan delivered a presentation on vitreo retinal surgeries performed by his team at SMHS Hospital recently. He briefed the participating specialists about various […]