NHM organises World Health Day at SNM Hospital Leh

Leh, April 07: National Health Mission, Leh organised World Health Day under the theme ‘Our Planet Our Health’ at Sonam Norboo Memorial Hospital, Leh. Padma Bhushan awardee, Dr Tsering Landol (Retired Gynecologist) was the chief guest on the occasion. She was accompanied by Chief Medical Officer, Leh, Dr Nurzin Angmo; Medical Superintendent, SNM Hospital, Leh, Dr Tsering Chorol; District Health Officer, Leh, Dr Skarma Sonam Yontan; District Tuberculosis Officer, Leh, Dr Iqbal Ahmed, Doctors,...

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Ladakh to have Pharmacy Council soon, rules notify in Gazette

VoL Desk, March 04, 2022: Medical and Health Education Department, Civil Secretariat, UT Ladakh notified the Ladakh Pharmacy Council Rules, 2022 in the Ladakh Gazette here on Thursday.

The rule will be followed by formation of the Ladakh Pharmacy Council that will regulate the registration of Pharmacy, functioning of Pharmacy and medical colleges in the UT of Ladakh.

The office of the Council shall be situated at Leh or any otherplace as prescribed by the Administration of Union territory, mai...

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Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation Prog commences at sub-divisional levels in Leh

Leh, Feb 27:  The Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation (IPPI) Programme- 2022 commenced at various sub-divisional levels, such as Nubra, Khaltse and Nyoma of the Leh district. 

At Nubra sub-division, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Nubra, Lakshay Singhal inaugurated the pulse polio immunisation programme at Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Diskit in the presence of Block Medical Officer, Diskit and other concerned staff of the hospital. 

SDM Nubra appreciated the medical teams for their e...

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School Health Program to start in Kargil from March

KARGIL, FEBRUARY 22, 2022: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve who is also the Chairman of the School Health Program (SHP) today chaired a meeting and directed to embark on the program from March 01, 2022 at the district level. 

The meeting was attended by members of the School Health Program including Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Munawar Hussain Wazir, Nodal Officer, SHP, Dr Abass Jalil, Chief Education Officer and Principal DIET. 

As per the program, nominated...

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IKMT letter to LG demands revoke Compulsory Service Bond for Medical Students

KARGIL, FEBRUARY 14, 2022: The Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT), Kargil in a letter to the Lieutenant Governor, Union Territory, Ladakh Monday has demanded to revoke the Compulsory Service Bond for MBBS and BDS students. The letter also expressed resentment over not taking the LAHDC on board in such major decisions.

“The Administrative Department of Health and Medical Education, UT Ladakh has issued a Notification on 23th August 2021, making the execution of Compulsory Service Bonds for al...

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MBBS Compulsory Service Bond: Ladakhi Medical Students Stage Protest at Jammu

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 13, 2022: Demanding revocation of the controversial Compulsory Service Bond for MBBS and BDS students by Ladakh Union Territory Administration, Medical students staged a protest here in Jammu today.

As per a notification dated August 23, 2021, by the Department of Health and Medical Education, UT Ladakh, it was maintained that before securing admission under ST quota, Ladakh union territory quota or any other quota, medical students have been asked to sign a bond tying the...

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ڈاکٹر کنیز فاطمہ کے اچانک انتقال پر مختلف تنظیموں کی جانب سے پیام تسلیت

کرگل 4فروری// ضلع کرگل کے پہلی ماہر امراض زنانہ ڈاکٹر کنیز فاطمہ کی اچانک انتقال پر مختلف مذہبی وسماجی تنظیموں نے افسوس کا اظہارکیا ہے ۔اس سلسلے میںہل کاونسل کے سربراہ فیروز احمد خان نے ٹویٹ کے ذریعے رنج وغم کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے ڈاکٹر محمد حسین کاچو اورلواحقین کو تسلیت پیش کی ہے۔

وہیں یوٹی لداخ کے معروف مذہبی و سماجی تنظیم امام خمینی میموریل ٹرسٹ کے جنرل سیکرٹری کے دفتر سے جاری ایک تعزیتی پیغام میں ڈاکٹر کنیز فاطمہ کی اچانک انتقال پر افسوس کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے بتایا گیا ہے کہ بحیثیت ماہر امراض زن...

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DAK welcomes expert panel report to ban private practice in medical colleges

Srinagar, Feb 4,KNT: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday welcomed the expert panel report to ban private practice of doctors in medical colleges.

A committee of medical experts constituted on the directions of Jammu and Kashmir High Court in its report has recommended a blanket ban on private practice of doctors in medical colleges.

The committee comprised of Prof Y.K. Chawla – Former Director PGI, Chandigarh, Prof Showkat Ali Zargar – Former Director SKIMS, Srinagar, Prof Kaisar Ahmad...

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Cancer awareness and Prevalent risk factors in Ladakh

Ladakh is the abode of nature’s raw and untouched beauty with Rough Terrains, Snow-capped peaks, and winding roads. The region might be a heaven for adventure travelers, but all is not well for the local residents.

In recent studies conducted by Dr Sajjad Hussain, Consultant Surgeon, District Hospital Kargil, there was an alarming rise of Cancers and Cancer-related deaths in this region, having not even a population of 3 lacs, with various risk factors prevalent and peculiar to U.T Ladakh...

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Senior consultant gynecologist, Dr Kaneez Fatima passed away

KARGIL, FEBRUARY 03, 2022: Former senior consultant gynecologist, District Hospital Kargil, Dr Kaneez Fatima Kacho passed away Wednesday at Jammu.

Kaneez Fatima served selflessly for the people of Kargil for at least 33 years from 1985 to 2018. Kaneez Fatima was the first female gynecologist from District Kargil.

She was the wife of Ex Surgeon Specialist, District Hospital Kargil, Dr Mohammad Hussain Kacho. On her death, district hospital Kargil paid rich tribute in an event held here in ...

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