News Topic:Directorate of Health Services Kashmir

Dr Mir Mushtaq honored with WHO award for tobacco control efforts in Kashmir

Dr Mir Mushtaq, Nodal Officer NTCP DHSK, has been honoured with the prestigious WHO award for his outstanding contributions to tobacco control in the Kashmir Division.

Jaundice outbreak in Pulwama village prompts official investigation

Concerns escalate in the village of Bellow Dergund, Rajpora area of Pulwama, as health officials investigate a surge in jaundice cases, particularly among children.

Neglected PHC in Pulwama prompts local action, authorities respond

In Arihal village of Pulwama district, a Primary Health Centre building completed in 2016 by the J&K Housing Board stands abandoned, stirring frustration among residents.

Vacant CMO positions raise healthcare concerns in Srinagar and Pulwama

The key positions of Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) are lying vacant in the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar and Pulwama district of South Kashmir.

DHSK cracks down on unethical medical testing practices by private labs

The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) has launched a multifaceted campaign to combat unethical practices associated with private medical testing.

Govt to probe alleged financial irregularities in Health Department

Pankaj Gupta has been appointed as the inquiry officer to investigate financial irregularities in the Health Services Department of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mass medications continue in J-K hospitals

Despite the government claims that Prescription Audit Committees are in place in J&K, most of the Jammu and Kashmir hospitals continue to witness mass medications.

Doctor-private clinic nexus active in J-K, allege patients

Doctors in several hospitals of Jammu and Kashmir aren't prescribing generic medicines to patients available at the hospital.

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UGC-NET June 2024 exam cancelled amid integrity concerns

The UGC-NET June 2024 exam, conducted by the National Testing Agency, that took place on Tuesday has been cancelled following concerns about the integrity of the exam.
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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Baramulla

Security forces on Wednesday neutralized two militants during an encounter in Hadipora Rafiabad area of northern Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Senior photojournalist Nissar Ahmad passes away after prolonged illness

Nissar Ahmad, a senior photojournalist, passed away today after a prolonged battle with a life-threatening illness.

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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

In a significant electoral moment, Kashmir witnessed its first major polls after the abrogation of Article 370, with hopeful residents expressing their aspirations.

Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.