Workshop on Pediatric/Parent Sensitization for Specially-Abled Persons Held in Kargil

VoL Desk, March 08: Baqirya Health Care and Research Centre (BHC&RC) collaborated with Voluntary Medicare Society, Srinagar and Education Department UT Ladakh to organize a workshop on pediatric/parent sensitization for specially-abled persons of District Kargil at Hotel The Kargil on Wednesday.

The event was graced by the presence of Director, School Education, Dr Safdar Ali IRS, as the chief guest, Joint Director, Information/Additional Secretary, Higher Education, Ladakh, as the guest ...

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DC Kargil reviews IMR and MMR in Kargil District

Emphasises on multi pronged strategy for targeting Zero Infant/Maternal mortality in the district

Kargil, March 09, 2023: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve today chaired a meeting regarding the infant mortality rate and the maternal deaths in Kargil.

The meeting was attended by CMO Kargil, Dr Munawar Hussain Wazir, Deputy CMO Kargil, Dr Abbas, MS District Hospital Kargil, Dr Liyaqat Ali, BMOs of different blocks, gynaecologists, paediatricians and doctors.


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Abdominal tumor weighing 3.94 kg removed at SNM Leh

Leh, March 06: A  team of doctors successfully removed a 3.94 kg abdominal tumor from a 70-year-old high-risk patient having multiple comorbidities at SNM Hospital, Leh.

The team was headed by Dr Padma Deskit, Consultant Surgeon assisted by Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Stanzin Dolkar; Senior Consultant, Anesthesia, Dr Morup, and Surgeon, Dr Gyalpo.  

The team of doctors said that it’s rare and such a huge tumor has ever been removed at a District level hospital.

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Health Dept. Kargil celebrates 2nd day of Jan Aushadhi Diwas 2023

CMO Kargil flags off students of GNM School to spread awareness about Jan Aushadhi Medicines

Kargil, Mar 02, 2023: Health Department Kargil today organized a rally on the second day of Jan Aushadhi Diwas 2023 themed “Jan Ashudhi Pratigya Yatra” to spread awareness among the public about Jan Aushadhi Medicines available at cheaper prices in the district.

The Jan Aushadhi initiative will make available quality drugs at affordable prices through dedicated stores that sell generic medicine...

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Health Dept Upgrades Infrastructure to Deal with High-Altitude Medical Emergencies

Leh, February 28: The Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, Dr. Pawan Kotwal chaired a meeting at the Civil Secretariat Leh to discuss the oxygen infrastructure and preparation for the tourist season. Reiterating the directions of the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, UT Ladakh, Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd), the Principal Secretary exhorted that the department in view of the upcoming tourist season should take all necessary steps to ensure no casualties take place among tourists due to ...

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“Prescribe drugs only by generic names”, PS Ladakh orders Health Department

VoL Desk, Feb. 22: In a significant step towards use of generic medicines, Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department, UT Ladakh, Dr Pawan Kotwal has ordered the consultants and Medical Officers to prescribe drugs only by their generic names.

The PS in an ORDER No. 04 (H&ME) UTL of 2023, Dated: 21.02.2023 maintained, “It is impressed upon all the consultants/ Medical Officers of Health & Medical Department Ladakh to Prescribe drugs only by their GENERIC NAMES and to writ...

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OTT post aspirants in Kargil concerned due to delay in recruitment

VoL Desk, Feb. 10: Mohammad, a student who did not want to reveal his full name, completed his diploma course in Operation Theatre Technician (OTT), in the year 2012. Since then, in the last ten years, he is waiting for the District Administration to advertise posts related to his course. Meanwhile, he has no regular source of income.

Mohammad is concerned about getting overage for the post if it takes time to get advertised in the new setup of the Union Territory. His concern is further ...

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BHC&RC launches “Sister’s Program” on menstrual health and hygiene

Kargil, Feb 05, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan today inaugurated an awareness program on menstrual health and hygiene organized by Baqirya Health Care and Research Centre (BHC&RC) Kargil in collaboration with LAHDC, Kargil, here at Auditorium Hall.

The CEC was the chief guest while Joint Director, Information, Ladakh, Imteeaz Kacho was the guest of honor. Chief Medical Officer Kargil, Commanding Officer Military Hospital Kargil, Chief Education Officer Kargil, Assista...

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Baqirya thanks Administration, Institutions and Public for Support

VoL Desk, Jan. 23: Baqirya Health Care & Research Centre Kargil conveys its heartfelt
gratitude to the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh for awarding this
organization with the prestigious state award on 20th January 2023.

“We also extend our thanks to the Chairman LAHDC Kargil and District Administration
Kargil for recommending this organization for this prestigious award. We feel encouraged and proud on the recognition of the noble services being provided to the general masses”, ...

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Dr Nasreen Fatima Performs Another Elective LSCS Case at CHC Sankoo

KARGIL, JAN 23, 2023: Dr. Nasreen Fatima Gynaecologist, Obstetrician and her team was performed another elective case of lower segment caesarean sections (LSCS) at Community Health Center Sankoo, Kargil on Monday.

A team of doctors comprising Dr Banazeer Khatoon Consultant Anesthetist, Dr. Ahmad Ali Consultant Orthopaedician, Dr Anwar Hussain Consultant Paediatrician District Hospital Kargil, and OT staffs including, Mohd Ibrahim Anesthesia Assistant, Mehmood Hussain OT Assistant, Zaheer ...

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