Multi-specialty camp organised for senior citizens at SNM Hospital

Leh, Oct. 13, 2023: In celebration of the International Day of Older Persons 2023, the Health and Family Welfare Department, Leh organised a multi-specialty camp for senior citizens at SNM Hospital on October 12, as part of the National Programme for Health Care of Elderly (NPHCE). This camp will continue to provide services to senior citizens until October 17.

The theme for this year’s event is ‘Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons: Acros...

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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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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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