Principal Secretary Pawan Kotwal reviews progress on Health IDs

Leh, December 20: Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Pawan Kotwal chaired a meeting in his office chamber today to review the progress on the creation of Health IDs under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission for the remaining population after the issuance of guidelines dated December 15, 2021, by Additional CEO, National Health Authority for collecting data and creation of Health IDs by offline mode. 

During the meeting, Principal Secretary stressed that the Health Manageme...

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MIMC Leh donates 21 oxygen concentrators to UT Ladakh

Leh, Dec 03: Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre (MIMC), Leh, led by Bhikkhu Sangasena, donated 21 oxygen concentrators to the Health Department of UT Ladakh in the presence of Principal Secretary, UT Ladakh, Dr Pawan Kotwal and Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Shrikant Suse. The UT Administration would distribute these oxygen concentrators to the different medical centres in Leh district.

Bhikkhu Sangasena highlighted various Covid-19 relief initiatives taken by the MIMC to overcome the c...

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VMS, Baqirya conducts Multi-Disciplinary Disability Assessment camp in Kargil

KARGIL, NOVEMBER 28, 2021: Voluntary Medicare Society (VMS) Kashmir and Baqirya Health Care and Research Centre (BHC&RC), IKMT, Kargil organised a Multi-Disciplinary Disability Assessment camp here in Kargil today.

On the occasion, Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan was the Chief guest while Executive Councillor for Social Welfare Aga Syed Hasan Arman, Chairman IKMT Sheikh Sadiq Rajaie, member Guardian Council, IKMT, Asgar Ali Karbalai, CDPO Kargil Sye...

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Health Department Kargil organizes awareness program on COVID-19, Anaemia, HIV AIDS

KARGIL, NOVEMBER 09, 2021: Health and Family Welfare Department Kargil organized a health camp/awareness programme for medical students at Auditorium Hall Kargil here today.

The event was organized on the theme “UHND cum T3 Camp (Testing, Treatment and Talk) under Anaemia Mukt Bharat Programme”. 

A camp was also organized on the theme- Har Ghar Dastak to boost the second dose of COVID-19 Vaccination. 

On the occasion, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Kargil Dr Muhammad Abass, Block Medical Officer ...

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DAK seeks to set up medical university in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 20, KNT: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday has sought setting up of a medical university in Kashmir.

“The medical university would strengthen and expand the health sector and transform the health care scenario in the region,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan.

“With expanding medical, nursing and other allied health sciences, medical university is the need of the hour,” he said.

The DAK President said medical varsity would integrate the health care system and provide...

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ICICI Bank donates 10 oxygen concentrators to Health Dept Kargil

KARGIL, SEPTEMBER 06, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil  Feroz Ahmad Khan in presence of the Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve dedicated 10 oxygen concentrators to Health Department Kargil donated by ICICI Bank during a simple ceremony held at the Council Secretariat Kurbathang here today.

CEC Feroz Khan hailed the efforts of the ICICI Bank for donating the concentrators and said that this humanitarian gesture will improve the COVID-19 ...

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Al Reza Health Care conduct Mega Multi Speciality Camp

KARGIL, SEPTEMBER 05, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan inaugurated 5 Days Multi Speciality Health Camp organized by Al Reza Health Care and Research Foundation (AHC&RF) at Qatlgah Complex here on Saturday evening.

The camp is scheduled to commence from 6th September, 2021.

Executive Councilor for Health Mohsin Ali, Secretary Tourism and Culture Ladakh Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, SSP Ka...

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Drug Alert: Hospitals asked to stop use of ‘Ringer Lactate’ injection after patients develop allergic symptoms

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Srinagar, Aug 31, KNT: Jammu Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSC) has issued a ‘drug alert’ after several patients at JVC Bemina developed allergic symptoms after they were administered ‘Ringer Lactate’ injection.

Chief Medical Officers from Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, Ganderbal and Medical Superintendent JLNM Hospital Rainawari, Srinagar have been directed to stop the use of ‘Ringer Lactate’ injection immediately.

Sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that Medical Offi...

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Baqirya, Health Dept launch knee, hip replacement surgery camp

KARGIL, AUGUST 24, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today inaugurated 5-day total knee and hip replacement surgery camp. The camp is organized by Baqirya Health Care and Research Center (BHC&RC) Kargil in collaboration with Department of Health, LAHDC, Kargil which will start from 24th August to 28th August, 2021.

Executive Councilor for Health Mohsin Ali, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Additional Deputy Commission...

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5 BLS Ambulances dedicates for Shakar constituency

KARGIL, AUGUST 18, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan dedicated 5 ecco Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulances for Shakar Constituency in a simple ceremony at Tourist Facilitation Centre Biamathang here today.

The CEC flagged off the ambulances in presence of the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Councillor Shakar Zakir Hussain, Councillor Pashkum Kacho Muhammad Feroz, PRI members, doctors and medical staff...

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