LG Mishra Chairs State Level Launch Event of Ayushman Bhava Campaign

Leh, Sept. 13: The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Ladakh Brig. Dr. B. D. Mishra (Retired) chaired the state-level launch event of the Ayushman Bhava Campaign in Ladakh.

The campaign was launched by the Hon’ble President of India Droupadi Murmu through video conferencing. Ayushmaan campaign to ensure optimum delivery of health schemes to every intended beneficiary, including those in the last mile of India.

This comprehensive healthcare initiative aims to enhance...

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District Health Society Kargil launches Mission Indradhanush 5.0

Kargil, August 07, 2023: District Health Society Kargil initiated the launch of Intensified Mission Indradhanush 5.0 in District Kargil, in sync with the nationwide effort. The inauguration took place at the Vaccination Section of the CMO Office, Conference Hall, Kargil.

The event was inaugurated in presence of Dr. Mohd Abbas, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Kargil, who graced the occasion as the chief guest. Dr. Jaffar Akhone, former CMO of Kargil (epidemiologist), Dr. Fatima Banoo, Distric...

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CEC Kargil Chairs Meeting Regarding Issues of Health Department

Kargil, July 19: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan in the presence of Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Srikant Balasaheb Suse, today chaired a meeting regarding important issues of the Health Department Kargil at Council Secretariat.

Executive Councilor, Health, Mohsin Ali, Superintending Engineer, PWD, R&B Circle Kargil, Chief Controller of Finance, LAHDC Kargil, Chief Medical Officer, Kargil, Executive Engineer R&B, Medical Superintendent and other officers were presen...

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LG Addresses Public Grievances in meeting with Departmental Secretaries

VoL Desk, July 15: The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra, today presided over a meeting with Departmental Secretaries and other officials to discuss various issues raised by public and private delegations. The meeting covered a wide range of topics aimed at addressing concerns and fostering development in the region.

One of the key areas discussed during the meeting was the progress made in detaching school teachers and ensuring their return to their ori...

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Understanding Cooking Oils: Smoke Points, Health Benefits, and Risks

Kargil, May 05: The smoke point of a cooking oil is the temperature at which the oil begins to break down and smoke. This is caused by the decomposition of the oil’s fatty acids into glycerol and free fatty acids, which can then further decompose into harmful compounds such as acrolein, free radicals and other toxic fumes.

The smoke point is affected by a variety of factors, including the type of oil, its purity, how it has been processed, and how long it has been stored.

Oils with a h...

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7 Tips for Managing Your Sugar Intake: From Reading Labels to Choosing Whole Foods

Sugar is a common ingredient found in many foods and drinks. While it may taste delicious, consuming too much sugar can lead to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. To manage sugar intake, it’s important to understand how much sugar you’re consuming and to make healthy choices.

  • Read food labels: Food labels provide important information about the sugar content of foods. Check the total sugar content and the ingredients list to see where the sugar is coming from. ...
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Constipation During Ramadan

Constipation is a common problem during Ramadan fasting, as changes in eating and drinking habits can affect digestion and bowel movements.

Some people may experience constipation during Ramadan fasting because they are not drinking enough fluids or eating enough fiber-rich foods. When the body does not receive enough fluids, it can lead to harder and dryer stools that are more difficult to pass.

To prevent constipation during Ramadan fasting, it is important to drink plenty of water ...

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Delegation of Doctors in Ladakh Meets LG to Discuss Recruitment Rules for Health Department

VoL Desk, April 08: In a recent development, a delegation of members from the Doctors Association of Ladakh met with the Hon’ble Lt. Governor at Raj Niwas to discuss the provisions in the Recruitment Rule draft for Gazetted posts in the Health Department of Ladakh.

The delegation requested the filling up of senior posts such as BMO, DIO, Dy. CMO, DHO, etc. through promotions instead of direct recruitment.

Additionally, they also requested the creation of additional administrative post...

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Headache during Ramadan fasting

During Ramadan fasting, headaches at the end of the day are relatively common, and there can be several reasons for this.

  • One of the primary causes of headaches during Ramadan fasting is dehydration. Fasting can lead to a decrease in fluid intake, and if you don’t drink enough water during the non-fasting hours, you may become dehydrated. Dehydration can cause headaches, fatigue, and other symptoms.
  • Another reason for headaches during Ramadan fasting may be related to low blood sugar ...
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What Is Stress and How to Manage It?

Stress is a physical and psychological response to a perceived threat or challenge. It is a normal and natural response to certain situations and can be beneficial in small amounts, helping us to stay focused, motivated, and alert. However, when stress becomes chronic or overwhelming, it can have negative effects on our mental and physical health.

Stress can be triggered by a variety of factors, including work, relationships, financial concerns, health issues, and major life changes such ...

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