Irfan Tramboo

Callous: SKIMS maternity care hospital proves a non-performer

Callous: SKIMS maternity care hospital proves a non-performer

Lacks USG, basic machinery

Srinagar: The SKIMS maternity care hospital is in shambles. With it’s up gradation being stalled since 2008, the hospital lacks almost all the basic equipment that are necessary for the functioning of any sensitive maternity care facility. What is more appalling is that the USG machine at the hospital is lying defunct for a month, […]

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Valley’s oldest hospital prefers to stay in ‘dark ages’  

Valley’s oldest hospital prefers to stay in ‘dark ages’  

Srinagar: The tall claims about ensuring e-governance and digitalization notwithstanding, the Valley’s old and historic hospital, Govt Chest Diseases (CD) Hospital, Srinagar has grossly failed even in updating it’s official website. While the website shows Bali Baghat as the health minister of J&K, it has ironically posted Dr D K Manyal’s picture under the name, […]

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Lone maternity care hospital in Valley performing beyond its capacity  

Lone maternity care hospital in Valley performing beyond its capacity  

Srinagar: With limited infrastructure and manpower available at the Govt Lal Ded Hospital Srinagar, the monthly work done statements of the hospital reveal that the lone maternity care is performing beyond its set capacity. The patient rush in In-Patient Department (IPD) and Out-Patient Department (OPD) is showing an upward trend from last couple of years, […]

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‘Mysterious’ blast leaves kids shattered for the rest of their lives  

‘Mysterious’ blast leaves kids shattered for the rest of their lives  

Srinagar: The kids who sustained life threatening injuries in a ‘mysterious’ blast in Memender area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district couple of days ago, are luckily recovering, but the incident may change the lives of these kids physically as well as mentally forever. The engraved psychological impact of the incident on their mind, their fearful, […]

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Medicos to work extra hours to register their ‘anger’   

Medicos to work extra hours to register their ‘anger’   

Srinagar: Medicos in Kashmir Valley have opted for a novel way of protests. The medicos will be setting an example by working extra time to register their protest against the government for not fulfilling their demands. Doctors’ Association of Kashmir (DAK) has decided to go novel by deciding to work for extra one hour on […]

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8-year old Arsalaan battling to survive 

8-year old Arsalaan battling to survive 

Srinagar: Playing with his buddies proved to be costly for 8 year old Arsalaan son of Bilal Ahmad as an unknown device exploded in front of them, leaving him and all his friends injured. Arsalan now battling for his life at Shri Maharana Hari Singh Hospital (SMHS), Srinagar. Given the seriousness of injuries, at around […]

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‘Pellet horror’ revisits SMHS hospital on Tuesday  

‘Pellet horror’ revisits SMHS hospital on Tuesday  

Srinagar: The pellet horror revisited the Shri Maharana Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital on Tuesday when scores of injured youth were brought for treatment here for pellet injuries that too in the eyes. Scores of injured were brought in for treatment from south Kashmir’s Shopian, where pellets were showered on them during clashes with security forces, […]

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Strike by medicos at GMC overburdens SKIMS hospitals  

Strike by medicos at GMC overburdens SKIMS hospitals  

Srinagar:  As the resident doctors’ of Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar and Associated Hospitals are continuing with their strike, the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura has been witnessing an unprecedented rush of patients burdening the medicos and the allied hospital staff. Reports said that SKIMS, Soura and its associated Medical College Hospital at […]

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Doctors’ strike: Stalemate continues as govt refuses to budge

Doctors’ strike: Stalemate continues as govt refuses to budge

Srinagar:  With patient care taking a huge hit at major hospitals situated in Srinagar, the resident doctors of GMC and Associated Hospitals Thursday decided to go on with the strike after the government revoked the suspension orders of only those doctors who had to face the heat after the invocation of ESMA on Wednesday, leaving […]

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After invoking ESMA, services of 3 medicos terminated, 32 suspended 

After invoking ESMA, services of 3 medicos terminated, 32 suspended 

Srinagar: Principal Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar Wednesday in a dramatic move terminated the services of 3 doctors and placed 32 others under suspension, as a measure to deal with the crisis arising out of the strike by the resident doctors association. The terminations/suspensions have come after the government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act […]

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