News Topic:Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Director SKIMS discusses Cadaver Organ Transplant Program with MOHFW team

Director SKIMS Prof. Parvaiz A. Koul had a detailed discussion with the visiting team from the MOHFW about the establishment of the Cadaver Organ Transplant Program.

Authorities in J&K issue advisory following monkeypox outbreak in Europe

With the cases of monkeypox confirmed in Europe, authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have issued an advisory.

Srinagar’s Super Specialty Hospital to perform kidney transplant

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday granted a go-ahead for ‘kidney transplantation’ to Super Specialty Hospital Shireen Bagh.

Bizarre! In J-K, at least 14% infants without basic vaccination doses: Survey

In a major concern, at least 14 percent of infants between 2-23 months age group in J-K haven’t received any of the basic vaccinations.

COVID-19: Recovery rate of patients improves to nearly 48%

Union Health Ministry has said that the recovery rate of patients from COVID-19 infection has now gone up to 47.76 per cent.

Four districts in J&K declared as Red Zone by MHFW

Government of India on Friday declared four districts in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir as Red Zone in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19.

India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 35,043

With 1993 new cases and 73 new fatalities in 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 35,043 on Friday morning, the Union Health Ministry said.

BoG recommends 50 additional PG seats for GMCs and SKIMS

In a significant development, the Board of Governors (BoG), formed in suppression of Medical Council of India, has recommended to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to increase 50 seats in PG courses in Government Medical Colleges and SKIMS Soura in J&K under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) quota for 2020-21.

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Mehbooba Mufti vacates Gupkar residence

Former chief minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehboob Mufti vacated her Gupkar residence on Monday and shifted to a private house.
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Father-son duo among 4 killed in Udhampur road mishap

A father-son duo was among four people killed in a road accident that took place near Chenani area of Udhampur district on Monday morning.

Two IEDs diffused by security forces in Kulgam

Security forces on Saturday averted a major tragedy by detecting and subsequently diffusing two IEDs planted by militants in Frisal area of Kulgam district.

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Eventful National Sports Day in Pulwama

On the eve of National Sports Day, different functions were on Monday organized by the Youth Services and Sports Department in Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Pulwama hosts Mehfil-e-Mushaira in Sufi poet Soch Kral’s memory

A poetry event 'Mehfil-e-Mushaira' was organised in south Kashmir's Pulwama district by Coffee & Kalam, Kashmakash Trust Pulwama and Qalamkaar Kashmir.