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.

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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…

Conflict
Conceiving Hope

Infertility related problems among young men and women all over the world reveal a phenomenon Kashmir has been more prone…

Health
My Doors Are Always Open

Ikhlaq Qadri caught up with Dr Showkat Ali Zargar, Director SKIMS who claimed the tertiary care medical institute is gearing…

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Managing dog bite

With over 100,000 dogs roaming freely in Srinagar we must know all about first-aid when bitten by a rabid canine.…

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Back to roots

The Unani system of treatment is gaining popularity in Kashmir for its minimal side effects and affordability. Ikhlaq Qadri reportsNothing…

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Squeezed

Lack of space and a huge rush at the chemotherapy ward at SKIMS adds to the sufferings of hundreds of…

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No lip service

Treatment of cleft lip, a congenital deformity, is not a priority area in the overburdened government hospitals as it does…

Conflict
WHO WANTS TO LIVE!

Suicide cases are on the rise in Kashmir with even teenagers as young as 14, attempting suicide. Ibrahim Wani reports…

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Bringing in the expertise

Patients from across the valley thronged the free medical camp for spinal injuries at Khyber hospital which had invited a…

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A satisfied life

Having dedicated most of his life to social service, he is a content man. Though in bad health he dreams…

Conflict
High Way To Destruction

Kashmir is losing a generation to drugs, with medicinal opiates being the most abused substances to get a high. Social…

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Contagious but curable

Tuberculosis is contagious disease which can affect anyone and takes months to heal. The disease afflicting millions throughout the world…

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