Browsing: Health

This section is a detailed listing of the various facets of staying healthy in Jammu and Kashmir. It has copies about the diseases, research, practitioners, the infrastructure and the economics of it. Exceptional individuals and institutions are profiled also.

Health
Staying The Health Course

They’ve defied the odds and come out strong to make a mark in Kashmir. Tasavur Mushtaq reports on one family’s…

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Care Overlooked

Are they institutions that promise to look after you, or simply money minting machines? Syed Asma takes a closer look…

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Drinking To Death?

For the Awantipora people, water is no better than poison. Saima Bhat reports on a town whose only source of…

Health
Sangloo And Disease

Sangloo has been so abused and polluted by locals living along its banks in Shopian that the river stands transformed…

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A Fighting Chance

Misinformation and stigma has led to major obstacles in cancer treatment in Kashmir. Syed Asma reports on survivors who believe…

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Saving Lives

Rabies is a serious disease that affects millions worldwide, but it is preventable. Dr S Mohd Salim Khan brings us…

Conflict
SUICIDES THESE!

Suicide rate in Kashmir has been alarming. But in many cases after thorough investigations suspected ‘murder’ intentions and evidence of…

Crime
Fields of Addiction

A string of villages near Bijbehara rely primarily on fields of illegal crops for sustaining themselves. SHAMS IRFAN walks through…

Health
In The Red

More than half of Kashmiri population is under the age of 18, and yet no exclusive pediatric hospital exists in…

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Learning To Relax

Kashmiris are turning to alternate means for fitness and relaxation. Saima Bhat reports how some enthusiasts feel yoga is giving…

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Hospital Jeopardy

The institutions that uphold values of cleanliness in Kashmir are contradicting the very essence of what they teach. Sameer Yasir…

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Amid Hospital Chaos

Lack of planning and arbitrary referrals from smaller hospitals result in a chaotic rush of patients in tertiary care hospitals…

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‘It is God’s Grace’

In 2007 when Americans refused separatist Syed Ali Geelani a visa because of his alleged contacts with militants, and being…

Conflict
Stress And Suspended Lives

Women in Kashmir are the worst sufferers of conflict. Experts say women generally have less tolerance for trauma. Some Kashmiri…

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