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.

Awareness saves

Renowned cardiologist, Dr. Upendra Kaul, is the Executive Director of Fortis group of hospitals and Director of Cardiology, Fortis Escorts…


An outbreak of gastroenteritis with cholera like symptoms claimed eight lives, with more than six thousand people needing hospitalisation across five districts of the state. Haroon Mirani reports.

Practicing tradition

In the times when allopathy is the most preferred system of medicine in Kashmir, there are many who still practice…

Heart break

After years of suspense Kashmir has lost its chance to have a super specialty cardiac centre headed by internationally renowned…

Polluting Lives

With the increase in the use of drugs among valley youth, many addicts are trying different substances. Sharing of syringes…

Eating Right

DR SEEMIN RUBAB In the present market driven economy our eating habits have changed drastically. Instead of natural healthy diet…

Where are Juvenile homes

Shazia Yousuf With her head resting in her grandmother’s lap, nine-year-old Iqra makes unsuccessful attempts to sleep. She is in…

Refer to Srinagar

Tertiary health care services in Srinagar are crumbling under the rural rush, as district hospitals are skipping their responsibilities and…

A long, long drive to hospital

A year after Kashmir saw harshest curfews post 1990’s, Majid Maqbool recounts a compelling journey through the curfewed streets of…

Healthy Trend

A state of the art 100 bedded private hospital coming up in Srinagar is expected to bring some relief to…

Baby Boom…

Every month two test tube babies are conceived in Kashmir after infertile couples undergo in-vitro fertility (IVF) treatment at Rotunda…

Innocence trampled
A child killed by a father, a minor raped by a neighbour. More and more cases of child abuse are reported from different corners of the valley. Hamidullah Dar reports.
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