Principal Secretary reviews status of various projects of Health Dept

Leh, November 15: The Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Dr. Pawan Kotwal chaired a meeting to review the progress of various projects of the Health Department at the Civil Secretariat, Leh.

Dr. Kotwal congratulated the Health Department for implementing the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 in Ladakh. He exhorted that no one should be denied their right to be registered once they are born as it is a person’s right to be counted at both extremes of life for socia...

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SAANS campaign launched in Leh district by Health dept

Leh, Nov 12: On the occasion of World Pneumonia Day, Social Awareness and Actions to Neutralize Pneumonia Successfully (SAANS) campaign was launched in Leh district by Director Health Services, UT Ladakh, Dr. Motup Dorjey. 

A one-day orientation programme on SAANS was also organised by the Health Department, Leh for the medical fraternity attended by the Medical Officers and Block Medical Officers of the district, alongside the launch of the SAANS campaign which would run from November 12...

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First Elective Caesarean Section Performed At CHC Sankoo

SANKOO, 07 Nov 2022: For the first of its kind in Sankoo-Suru valley of Kargil a lower segment cesarian section (elective) operation was conducted on today successfully at Community Health Center (CHC) Sankoo.

The first elective caesarean section was performed by Dr. Nasreen fatima gynaecologist obstetrician, Dr.Abass Ali consultant Anesthetist, Dr. Amina Khatoon Anaesthetist. Dr. Ahmad Ali Consultant Orthopaedician, Dr. Anwar Hussain Consultant Paediatrician of District Hospital Kargil, ...

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CEC visits old district hospital Kargil

Kargil, Nov. 07: Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan along with Executive Councillor for Health Mohsin Ali visited the old building of the District Hospital Kargil today at Kargil town.

During the course of the visit, the CMO and the concerned head informed the CEC about the facilities being provided at the old hospital.

EC health Mohsin Ali, ADC, Kargil, CMO, BMO, Kargil and others concerned accompanied the CEC.

CEC instructed the concern to make sure facilit...

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One Year After Inauguration by LG Ladakh, GM Pore Hospital Without Water, Electricity

Oct. 21: The 20 bedded hospital at Gond Mangal Pore which was inaugurated on this day last year by Lieutenant Governor Ladakh is functional without basic necessities like electricity and water supply said the public representatives of the village.

The hospital which has no signboard reviews 30 to 40 patients on daily basis from the adjacent villages which is the most densely populated area in the whole district.

The electricity supply and solar electricity system both are placed at the...

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Training of Trainers for Maternal and Newborn care concludes at SNM Hospital Leh

Leh, Oct 17: The four-day long program under DAKSHATA for Training of Trainers (ToT) on Technical Update and Skills Standardization for Maternal and Newborn care organised by National Health Mission, UT Ladakh in collaboration with Jhpiego-India concluded at SNM Hospital, Leh.

The training program aimed to empower healthcare providers for ensuring quality care during the intrapartum and immediate postpartum period to reduce newborn mortality rates in UT Ladakh. 

The skill-based trainin...

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Kargil – Behave human at hospital

Doctor, a sincere doctor, a responsible doctor, a doctor loyal to his pledge to be a doctor who serves 24×7 for the public. In a district like Kargil where doctors are short, a doctor hardly manages to take complete sleep, hardly take a relaxed meal, and hardly spends a good time with family. Thus, they don’t need anyone else to add to their stress.

The doctors at the district hospital Kargil complained of inhumane and misbehavior from a section of the public. Starting from entering the d...

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Principal Secy reviews new infrastructural projects of Health Department

Simulation Labs, Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers, MRI machine to be procured soon

Leh, October 04: The Principal Secretary of the Health & Medical Education Department, Dr. Pawan Kotwal chaired a meeting to review new projects/DPRs of the Health Department.

Additional Secretary, Health, Dr. Iftikhar Chowdhury apprised the meeting that to provide an in-depth learning experience to medical practitioners and medical students, a DPR for Simulation Labs will be submitted soon. These realistic-lo...

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Health System Strengthening and IPHS 2022 workshop begins in Leh

Leh, Sept 27: The State Health Society under National Health Mission, UT Ladakh organised a two-day workshop on Health System Strengthening and IPHS 2022 at Hotel Paradise Ladakh, Leh.

The workshop aims to orient Block and District Officials regarding Health System strengthening and IPHS Guidelines- 2022.

The workshop especially focused on Emergency, Critical Care and support services, Referral Transport Services, ECRP-II and Supportive Supervision, Integrated Public Health Laboratory ...

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Health Dept UT Ladakh & EESL signs MoU for energy efficiency & clean energy

Leh, Sep 07: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Health & Medical Education Department, UT Ladakh and Energy Efficiency Services Limited, for providing energy efficiency and clean energy projects for Health Institutions, in the presence of Principal Secretary H&ME Dr. Pawan Kotwal here Tuesday.

The objective of the MoU is to create enabling framework for collaboration between the H&ME Department and EESL under the areas of mutual interest toward promotion of integra...

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