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.

Refer to Srinagar

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

Healthy Trend

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

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…

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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Lal Ded’s Shame

As the world celebrates Mother’s Day, Shazia Yousuf and Shazia Khan visit Srinagar’s biggest maternity hospital, Lal Ded, to find…

Sucking the disease out

An age old method of cure by sucking impure blood, leech therapy has now entered medical text books. Hospitals in…

No taboo this

Changing perceptions improve the life of leprosy patients in Kashmir but they want their normal children liberated from their shacks.…

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